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Grand Massif

Grand Massif Ski Resort Guide

Grand Massif, France

Rated: 4/5 (from 5 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForFreeriders, Expert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners and Snowboarders!
Total Piste Length265km165 miles
Highest Lift2,500m8,202ft
Lowest Lift700m2,297ft
 Nearest AirportsAnnecy and Geneva
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Grand Massif

The region of Grand Massif comprises the ski slopes of 5 ski areas, including Flaine, Les Carroz and Samoëns.

Summary

The ski area includes 5 Ski Resorts with a combined total of 265km165 miles of downhill skiing, with 351 marked pistes, served by a total of 78 ski lifts. The appropriate Lift Pass allows you to ski or snowboard in any of the ski areas of Flaine, Les Carroz, Morillon, Samoëns and Sixt Fer à Cheval.

With ski lifts as high as 2,500m8,202ft, snow cover is generally reliable.

Skiing

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

Snowboarding

Grand Massif is very highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Grand Massif?

The next notable snow forecast is 15cm6in, expected on 26 October, with around 15cm6in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Grand Massif
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Ski Area Stats

Grand Massif Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
37
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
132
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
140
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
42
Downhill
Total Length
265km165 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
78

Altitudes

Grand Massif Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,500m8,202ft
Lowest Piste700m2,297ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Grand Massif
Freeriders
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding

Location and Map

Where is Grand Massif?

This ski resort is in Haute-Savoie, Rhône-Alpes, France.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Grand Massif is Geneva, 53 minutes drive away.

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

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

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

There are 78 ski lifts.

Season Dates

When is Grand Massif open?

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

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

Piste Map

Grand Massif Piste Map
Grand Massif

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

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

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Grand Massif Webcams

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Grand Massif