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Le Mont-Dore

Le Mont-Dore Ski Resort Guide

Le Mont-Dore, France

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length42km26 miles
Highest Lift1,780m5,840ft
Resort Height1,890m6,201ft
 Nearest AirportsClermont-Ferrand and Brive
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Le Mont-Dore

One of the few ski centres in the Auvergne, Mont-Dore offers mid-range skiing backed by a wide range of après ski options including parascending, cinema, bowling, ice rink, horse riding and yoga.


The French ski resort of Le Mont-Dore is at an altitude of 1,890m6,201ft, with 42km26 miles of marked runs.

Le Mont-Dore has direct access to 42km26 miles of downhill skiing, with 32 marked pistes, served by a total of 20 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,890m6,201ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible.


Le Mont-Dore offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


Le Mont-Dore offers some good boarding.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Le Mont-Dore?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Le Mont-Dore.

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Snow Forecast by day for Le Mont-Dore

Ski Area Stats

Le Mont-Dore Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
42km26 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
39km24 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Le Mont-Dore Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Resort Altitude (Le Mont-Dore)1,890m6,201ft
Highest Lift1,780m5,840ft
Lowest Piste1,230m4,035ft
Max Vertical660m2,165ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Le Mont-Dore
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Le Mont-Dore?

This ski resort is in Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne, France.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Le Mont-Dore is Clermont-Ferrand, 57 minutes drive away.

Brive, Saint-Étienne, Limoges, Bergerac, Lyon Bron and Lyon St-Exupéry airports are all within three hours drive.

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


Ski Lift Capacity

The 20 ski lifts are able to uplift 12,645 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 53 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Le Mont-Dore open?

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

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Mid 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 Le Mont-Dore, 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.

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