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Saint-Jean Montclar

Saint-Jean Montclar Ski Resort Guide

Saint-Jean Montclar, France

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Snowfall!
Total Piste Length45km28 miles
Highest Lift2,500m8,202ft
Resort Height1,350m4,429ft
 Nearest AirportsMarseille Provence and Avignon
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Saint-Jean Montclar

Located in an area of outstanding natural beauty this is one of the best equipped ski resorts in the area with some of the highest skiing. Plenty to do off the slopes.


The French ski resort of Saint-Jean Montclar is in the French Alps at an altitude of 1,350m4,429ft, with 45km28 miles of marked runs.

Saint-Jean Montclar has direct access to 45km28 miles of downhill skiing, with 31 marked pistes, served by a total of 15 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,500m8,202ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


Saint-Jean Montclar offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


Saint-Jean Montclar offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Saint-Jean Montclar.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Saint-Jean Montclar?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Saint-Jean Montclar.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Saint-Jean Montclar

Ski Area Stats

Saint-Jean Montclar Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 4 6km4 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 9 13km8 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
1319km12 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 5 7km4 miles
Total Length
45km28 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Saint-Jean Montclar Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,500m8,202ft
Lowest Piste1,350m4,429ft
Resort Altitude (Saint-Jean Montclar)1,350m4,429ft
Max Vertical1,150m3,773ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Saint-Jean Montclar
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Saint-Jean Montclar Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Saint-Jean Montclar is 4km2 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Dormillouse'.

Location and Map

Where is Saint-Jean Montclar?

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


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Saint-Jean Montclar is Marseille Provence, 133 minutes drive away.

Avignon and Turin Cuneo airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 15 ski lifts are able to uplift 11,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 20 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Saint-Jean Montclar 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 Saint-Jean Montclar, 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 Saint-Jean Montclar Tourist Office for the latest.

Saint-Jean Montclar