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St Jean d'Arves Ski Resort

St Jean d'Arves Resort Guide

St Jean d'Arves, France

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

St Jean d'Arves Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Beginners, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length20km12 miles
Highest Lift2,260m7,415ft
Resort Height1,600m5,249ft
 Nearest AirportsChambery and Annecy
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St Jean d'Arves at a glance

Made up of 22 small hamlets in the Sybelles region offering year-round relaxation in a genuinely natural environment, steeped in history and tradition. A family free ski centre reached by a direct highway from St Jean de Maurienne (22km/14miles away)

 When will it snow in St Jean d'Arves?

The next notable snow forecast for St Jean d'Arves is 9cm4in, expected on 23 September.

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St Jean d'Arves Facts, Stats and Ratings

St Jean d'Arves Rated

Ratings for St Jean d'Arves
Expert Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

How High is St Jean d'Arves?

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for St Jean d'Arves
Highest Lift2,260m7,415ft
Resort Altitude (St Jean d'Arves)1,600m5,249ft
Lowest Piste1,450m4,757ft
Max Vertical810m2,657ft

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

St Jean d'Arves Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for St Jean d'Arves
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 5 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
31
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
40
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
20
Downhill
Total Length
20km12 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
16km10 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
76

Les Sybelles Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Les Sybelles
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
12
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
70
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
94
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
44
Downhill
Total Length
240km149 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
155
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St Jean d'Arves Summary

The French Ski Resort of St Jean d'Arves is part of the Les Sybelles ski area with access to 240km149 miles of downhill skiing, with 220 marked pistes, served by a total of 155 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in St Jean d'Arves itself (20km12 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Les Sybelles ski resorts of Albiez Montrond, La Toussuire, Le Corbier, Les Bottières, St Colomban des Villards and St Sorlin d'Arves.

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 2,260m7,415ft, snow cover is generally reliable.

St Jean d'Arves Overview

Made up of 22 small hamlets in the Seybelles offering year-round relaxation in a genuinely natural environment, steeped in history and tradition. A family free ski centre reached by a direct highway from St Jean de Maurienne (18km/11miles away)

St Jean d'Arves - On the Mountain

The most difficult run is the 'Vallee Perdue'.

Skiing in St Jean d'Arves

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

Snowboarding in St Jean d'Arves

The Snowboarding Park is located at le Corbier

When is St Jean d'Arves open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for St Jean d'Arves.

Usual opening is mid December, and usual closing is Mid April.

NOTE:- Lift and Piste openings are always subject to Snow Conditions in St Jean d'Arves.

Snow Making

St Jean d'Arves is able to make snow, on 24km15 miles of ski runs, with 233 snow cannons.

Ski Lift Capacity

The 76 ski lifts of St Jean d'Arves are able to uplift 80,500 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is St Jean d'Arves?

St Jean d'Arves is in the French Alps in Les Sybelles, Savoie, France.

How can I get to St Jean d'Arves?

 By Air

The nearest airports to St Jean d'Arves are Chambery, Annecy and Geneva. There are eight airports within three hours drive. Chambery is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

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