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Montgenèvre

Montgenèvre Ski Resort Guide

Montgenèvre, France

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length100km62 miles
Highest Lift2,700m8,858ft
Resort Height1,850m6,070ft
 Nearest AirportsTurin Caselle and Chambery
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Montgenèvre

The French ski resort of Montgenèvre is in the French Alps at an altitude of 1,850m6,070ft, with 100km62 miles of marked runs.

Summary

Montgenèvre is part of the Milky Way ski area with access to 933km580 miles of downhill skiing, with 598 marked pistes, served by a total of 175 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Montgenèvre itself (100km62 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Milky Way ski resorts of Clavière, Sansicario, Sauze d'Oulx and Sestrière.

The ski resort itself is at 1,850m6,070ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,700m8,858ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Skiing

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

Snowboarding

Montgenèvre offers some good boarding and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Montgenèvre.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Montgenèvre is 7km4 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Rocher de l'Aigle'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Montgenèvre?

The next notable snow forecast is 5cm2in, expected on 4 December, with around 30cm12in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Montgenèvre Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
18
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
38
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
25
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 7 
Downhill
Total Length
100km62 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
28km17 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
38

The Milky Way Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
114
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
309
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
142
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
33
Downhill
Total Length
933km580 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
175

Altitudes

Montgenèvre Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,700m8,858ft
Lowest Piste1,850m6,070ft
Resort Altitude (Montgenèvre)1,850m6,070ft
Max Vertical850m2,789ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Montgenèvre
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Ski Hire in Montgenèvre

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Ski Lessons in Montgenèvre

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To choose a Ski School, and book Group Ski Lessons or a Private Instructor, see Montgenèvre Ski Schools and Montgenèvre Ski Instructors.

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Location and Map

Where is Montgenèvre?

This ski resort is in the French Alps in Hautes-Alpes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Montgenèvre is Turin Caselle, 89 minutes drive away.

Chambery, Grenoble, Turin Cuneo, Annecy, Genoa, Geneva, Milan Linate and Milan Malpensa airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 38 ski lifts are able to uplift 28,760 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 8 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Montgenèvre open?

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

 Closed.

Usual opening is late November, and usual closing is Late April.

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

Piste Map

Montgenèvre Piste Map
Montgenèvre

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

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

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Montgenèvre Webcams

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