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Chamrousse Ski Resort Guide

Chamrousse Ski Resort Guide

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Latest Snow Report

Issued: 28 Jan

  • Last Snowfall: 27 January 2015
  • Snow Depth (upper): 85 cm
  • Snow Depth (lower): 55 cm
  • Piste: Good
  • Off-piste: Fresh

Today’s Weather (1828 m)

partially cloudy
20 NNE20
-4 °C F-Level
15 N15
-4 °C F-Level
moderate snow
20 WNW20
-2 °C F-Level

Chamrousse in France is a large resort with 26 lifts (9 chair lifts, 16 surface lifts) that offers skiers an impressive 855 metres (2806 feet) of vertical descent. Chamrousse has 865 acres of terrain over 35 pistes. Chamrousse is best suited to beginner skiers and snowboarders but there is some terrain for both expert and intermediates. There are 55 kilometers (34 miles) of cross country ski trails at Chamrousse. For snowboarders, there is a terrain park and a half pipe. About one quarter of the pistes at Chamrousse are covered by snowmaking. The nearest airport is at Lyon and the nearest train station to Chamrousse is at Grenoble. There is accommodation located close to the pistes but we would welcome additional information about any hotels or chalets in Chamrousse.

Resorts close to Chamrousse include: Alpe du Grand-Serre (10 km), Oz en Oisans (15 km), Alpe d'Huez (16 km), Col d' Ornon (17 km), Vaujany (17 km),

Chamrousse Location Maps

Chamrousse Location Map

All Chamrousse Resort Stats

Piste info

  • Trails (Pistes): 35
  • Beginner: 40%
  • Intermediate: 35%
  • Advanced: 25%
  • Cross-country: 55 km
  • Snowmaking: 30%
  • Acres of ski: 865
  • Terrain Parks: 1
  • Halfpipes: 1


  • Restaurants: 28
  • Bars: 25
  • Slopeside accommodation: Y

Mountain info

  • Vertical Drop: 855 m


  • Draglifts: 16
  • Chairlifts: 9
  • Gondolas / Cable Cars: 1
  • Toplift: m


  • Season opens: 13 Dec 2014
  • Season closes: 19 Apr 2015

Visitor Reviews of Chamrousse

Paul Grezio from Germany writes:

I have just been to Chamrousse again with my family. I have to say that it gets better and better every time we go. We stayed at the Domaine de l'Arselle which is ideal for families or groups travelling together. The place is very well kept and you can ski up to your apartment. The views from the balcony are just amazing.

Highly recommend this place. Great for beginners as well as advanced skiers.

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City Forecasts
Closest to Chamrousse

city forecasts
Saint-Martin-d'Heres, France 10 km
Echirolles, France 12 km
Grenoble, France 14 km
Chambery, France 51 km
Gap, France 63 km

Surf Breaks
Closest to Chamrousse

surf forecast
L'Hippodrome, France 192 km
Cap 3000, France 193 km
La Marina, France 193 km
Nice, France 193 km
St Laurent du Var, France 193 km

Resorts and Mountain Peaks Surrounding Chamrousse

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Mountain Peaks
Closest to Chamrousse

mountain forecasts
Le Tabor, France 14 km
Alpe d'Huez, France 14 km
Le Rochail, France 19 km
Moucherotte, France 19 km
Chamechaude, France 21 km