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Les Rousses

Les Rousses Ski Resort Guide

Les Rousses, France

Rated: 2/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length40km25 miles
Highest Lift1,680m5,512ft
Resort Height1,050m3,445ft
 Nearest AirportsGeneva and Annecy
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Les Rousses

Offering skiing in a rural setting, surrounded by lakes and forests close to the Swiss border, Les Rousses ski area incorporates at least four separate ski mountains in the area, including Lamoura and Le Noirmont.


The French ski resort of Les Rousses is in the French Jura at an altitude of 1,050m3,445ft, with 40km25 miles of marked runs.

Les Rousses has direct access to 40km25 miles of downhill skiing, with 43 marked pistes, served by a total of 40 ski lifts.


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


Les Rousses offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Les Rousses.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Les Rousses?

The next notable snow forecast is 12cm5in, expected on 4 October.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Les Rousses

Ski Area Stats

Les Rousses Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
40km25 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
220km137 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Les Rousses Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,680m5,512ft
Lowest Piste1,050m3,445ft
Resort Altitude (Les Rousses)1,050m3,445ft
Max Vertical630m2,067ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Les Rousses
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Les Rousses?

This ski resort is in the French Jura in Jura, Franche-Comté.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Les Rousses is Geneva, 45 minutes drive away.

Annecy, Dole–Jura, Chambery, Sion, Berne, Lyon St-Exupéry, Lyon Bron, Grenoble and Basel 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.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 40 ski lifts are able to uplift 35,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 5km3 miles of ski runs, with 21 snow cannons.

Season Dates

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

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