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La Grande Terche

La Grande Terche Ski Resort Guide

La Grande Terche, France

Ski Area Highlights
Total Piste Length34km21 miles
Highest Lift1,800m5,906ft
Resort Height900m2,953ft
 Nearest AirportsGeneva and Annecy
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La Grande Terche

The French ski resort of La Grande Terche is at an altitude of 900m2,953ft, with 34km21 miles of marked runs.

Summary

La Grande Terche is part of the Portes du Soleil ski area with access to 400km249 miles of downhill skiing, with 285 marked pistes, served by a total of 196 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in La Grande Terche itself (34km21 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Portes du Soleil ski resorts of Abondance, Avoriaz, Châtel, La Chapelle d'Abondance, Les Gets, Montriond, Morzine, Saint Jean d'Aulps, Champoussin, Champéry, Les Crosets, Morgins and Torgon.

Skiing

There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.

Snowboarding

La Grande Terche offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in La Grande Terche.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in La Grande Terche?

The next notable snow forecast is 3cm1in, expected on 28 June.

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Ski Area Stats

La Grande Terche Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 3 
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 3 
Downhill
Total Length
34km21 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
16

Portes du Soleil Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
32
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
100
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
122
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
31
Downhill
Total Length
400km249 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
243km151 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
196

Altitudes

La Grande Terche Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,800m5,906ft
Lowest Piste900m2,953ft
Resort Altitude (La Grande Terche)900m2,953ft
Max Vertical900m2,953ft

Location and Map

Where is La Grande Terche?

This ski resort is in Portes du Soleil, Haute-Savoie, France.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to La Grande Terche is Geneva, 83 minutes drive away.

Annecy, Chambery, Sion, Berne, Lyon St-Exupéry, Grenoble and Lyon Bron airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

There are 16 ski lifts.

Season Dates

When is La Grande Terche 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.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

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

La Grande Terche