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Cordon

Cordon Ski Resort Guide

Cordon, France

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Snowfall!
Total Piste Length11km7 miles
Highest Lift1,600m5,249ft
Resort Height1,000m3,281ft
 Nearest AirportsAnnecy and Chambery
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Cordon

A small rural village from which there are good views of the Mont Blanc Massif. Small but highly regarded ski school and access to the huge Mont Blanc ski pass. Close to the larger village of Sallanches and with spectacular views of Mont Blanc.

Although there are no special terrain features for snowboarders, they are welcome on all trails.

Summary

The French ski resort of Cordon is in the French Alps at an altitude of 1,000m3,281ft, with 11km7 miles of marked runs.

Cordon is part of the Ski Pass Mont Blanc area with access to 952km592 miles of downhill skiing, with 507 marked pistes, served by a total of 248 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Cordon itself (11km7 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Ski Pass Mont Blanc ski resorts of Argentière, Chamonix, Combloux, Le Tour, Les Contamines, Les Houches, Megève, Passy Plaine Joux and St Gervais Mont-Blanc.

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 Cordon?

The next notable snow forecast is 7cm3in, expected on 26 October.

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1,095m3,593ft

Ski Area Stats

Cordon Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 5 6km4 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 3 4km2 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 1 
Downhill
Total Length
11km7 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
6

Ski Pass Mont Blanc Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
66
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
206
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
155
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
54
Downhill
Total Length
952km592 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
248

Altitudes

Cordon Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,600m5,249ft
Lowest Piste1,000m3,281ft
Resort Altitude (Cordon)1,000m3,281ft
Max Vertical600m1,969ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Cordon
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Cordon Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Cordon is 2km1 miles long.

Snowboarding

Snowboarding permitted on all slopes.

Location and Map

Where is Cordon?

This ski resort is in the French Alps in Ski Pass Mont Blanc, Haute-Savoie.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Cordon is Annecy, 53 minutes drive away.

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

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

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The six ski lifts are able to uplift 4,200 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 5km3 miles of ski runs, with 11 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Cordon open?

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

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

Piste Map

Cordon Piste Map
Cordon

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Cordon, 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 Cordon Tourist Office for the latest.

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