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Les Karellis

Les Karellis Ski Resort Guide

Les Karellis, France

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Snowfall!
Total Piste Length60km37 miles
Highest Lift2,550m8,366ft
Resort Height1,600m5,249ft
 Nearest AirportsChambery and Annecy
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Les Karellis

A purpose built centre, not dissimilar in design to Arc 1800. The skiing is mostly below the (high) tree-line on north-facing slopes and is an intermediate's paradise. Trails are up to 3km long. Lift-linked to the tiny village of Albanne which has a single drag lift


The French ski resort of Les Karellis is in the French Alps at an altitude of 1,600m5,249ft, with 60km37 miles of marked runs.

Les Karellis has direct access to 60km37 miles of downhill skiing, with 28 marked pistes, served by a total of 16 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,600m5,249ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,550m8,366ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


Les Karellis offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


Les Karellis offers some good boarding.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Les Karellis?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Les Karellis.

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Ski Area Stats

Les Karellis Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 4 10km6 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 9 15km9 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
1125km16 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 4 10km6 miles
Total Length
60km37 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
30km19 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Les Karellis Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,550m8,366ft
Lowest Piste1,600m5,249ft
Resort Altitude (Les Karellis)1,600m5,249ft
Max Vertical950m3,117ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Les Karellis
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Les Karellis Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'les Enfers', which is 2km1 miles in length.

Location and Map

Where is Les Karellis?

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


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Les Karellis is Chambery, 70 minutes drive away.

Annecy, Lyon Bron, Grenoble, Lyon St-Exupéry, Turin Caselle, Geneva, Turin Cuneo and Saint-Étienne airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 16 ski lifts are able to uplift 13,550 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 5km3 miles of ski runs, with 17 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Les Karellis 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 Les Karellis, 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 Les Karellis Tourist Office for the latest.

Les Karellis