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Champoluc Ski Resort Guide

Champoluc, Italy

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Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Snowfall!
Total Piste Length70km 43 miles
Highest Lift3,550m 11,647ft
Resort Height1,600m 5,249ft
 Nearest AirportsTurin Caselle and Milan Malpensa
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The Italian ski resort of Champoluc is in the Italian Alps at an altitude of 1,600m 5,249ft, with 70km 43 miles of marked runs.


Champoluc is part of the Monterosa ski area with access to 213km 132 miles of downhill skiing, with 64 marked pistes, served by a total of 52 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Champoluc itself (70km 43 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Monterosa ski resorts of Alagna Valsesia, Antagnod, Brusson, Champorcher, Gressoney Saint Jean and Gressoney la Trinité.

The ski resort itself is at 1,600m 5,249ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 3,550m 11,647ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


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


Champoluc offers some good boarding.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Del Monte'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Champoluc?

The next notable snow forecast is 1cm -, expected on 1 December.

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Snow Forecast by day for Champoluc

Ski Area Stats

Champoluc Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1238km 24 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 3 12km 7 miles
Total Length
70km 43 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
7km 4 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Monterosa Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
213km 132 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

Champoluc Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,550m 11,647ft
Lowest Piste1,640m 5,381ft
Resort Altitude (Champoluc)1,600m 5,249ft
Max Vertical1,950m 6,398ft

Ski Slope Aspects


Champoluc has ski slopes facing south-east and south-west (for sunny skiing).

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Champoluc
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Hire in Champoluc

Ski Hire Shops in Champoluc.

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Ski Lessons in Champoluc

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

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Location and Map

Where is Champoluc?

This ski resort is in the Italian Alps.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Champoluc is Turin Caselle, 84 minutes drive away.

Milan Malpensa, Milan Linate, Turin Cuneo, Sion, Genoa, Bergamo, Geneva, Lugano and Annecy airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 10 ski lifts are able to uplift 21,200 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 27km 17 miles of ski runs, with 518 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Champoluc open?

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

Usual opening is late November (Opens when snow cover adequate in late Nov or early Dec), and usual closing is Late April.

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

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