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Bellevaux-Hirmentaz

Bellevaux-Hirmentaz Ski Resort Guide

Bellevaux-Hirmentaz, France

Rated: 3/5 (from 4 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners and Snowfall!
Highest Lift1,650m5,413ft
Resort Height1,250m4,101ft
 Nearest AirportsAnnecy and Geneva
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Bellevaux-Hirmentaz

There are two ski regions on either side of Bellevaux, Hirmentaz is lift-linked to Habère-Poche anfd La Chèverie is linked to La Grande - Terche on the outskirts of the Portes du Soleil region. This is a picturesque and traditonal mountain area with heavilly forested slopes.

Summary

The French ski resort of Bellevaux-Hirmentaz is in the French Alps at an altitude of 1,250m4,101ft.

Bellevaux-Hirmentaz has direct access to 20 marked pistes, served by a total of 17 ski lifts.

Skiing

There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Bellevaux-Hirmentaz?

The next notable snow forecast is 14cm6in, expected on 17 January, with around 36cm14in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Bellevaux-Hirmentaz Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
13
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
10
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 9 
Cross Country
Total Length
50km31 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
17

Altitudes

Bellevaux-Hirmentaz Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,650m5,413ft
Resort Altitude (Bellevaux-Hirmentaz)1,250m4,101ft
Lowest Piste1,100m3,609ft
Max Vertical550m1,804ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Bellevaux-Hirmentaz
Expert Skiers
Beginners
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Bellevaux-Hirmentaz Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Les Rhodos'.

Snowboarding

One trail is especially for snowboarding.

Location and Map

Where is Bellevaux-Hirmentaz?

This ski resort is in the French Alps in Haute-Savoie, Rhône-Alpes.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Bellevaux-Hirmentaz is Annecy, 56 minutes drive away.

Geneva, Chambery, Sion, Lyon St-Exupéry, Grenoble, Lyon Bron, Berne, Dole–Jura and Saint-Étienne airports are all within three hours drive.

Annecy and Geneva are just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 17 ski lifts are able to uplift 16,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 15km9 miles of ski runs, with 10 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Bellevaux-Hirmentaz open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is mid December, and usual closing is Early April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Bellevaux-Hirmentaz, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Bellevaux-Hirmentaz Tourist Office for the latest.

Bellevaux-Hirmentaz