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Valmorel Ski Resort Guide

Valmorel Ski Resort Guide

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Valmorel

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Sunny pow days, Valmorel photo

Valmorel

Photo credit: Mihail Blagoev

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Latest Snow Report

Issued: 2 Mar

  • Last Snowfall: 27 February 2015
  • Snow Depth (upper): 140 cm
  • Snow Depth (lower): 62 cm
  • Piste: Excellent
  • Off-piste: Tracked

Today’s Weather (1900 m)

AM
moderate snow
30 WNW30
0 °C F-Level
1850m
PM
light snow
30 WNW30
-2 °C F-Level
1600m
night
snow showers
5 WNW5
-4 °C F-Level
1100m

Valmorel is the main ski area in the Grand Domaine ski region that offers over 150 km of piste, from 1400 to 2100m. Valmorel is aimed at intermediate skiers, although beginners will find some nice easy runs on which to learn. Advanced skiers may not have too many runs to keep them occupied, however, there is some very good off-piste skiing, if conditions permit. The village of Valmorel is quite low but you can usually ski to the door due to the new snow cannons. In 2011 they upgraded the lift system giving easier access to the Grand Domaine. There are some great restaurants and bars both on and off the piste. Night life is OK, it is not as lively as some resorts but there are plenty of bars to quench your thirst.

Resorts close to Valmorel include: Les Avanchers (3 km), Brides Les Bains (10 km), Saint François Longchamp (10 km), St Martin de Belleville (10 km), La Tania (12 km),


Valmorel Location Maps

Valmorel Location Map

All Valmorel Resort Stats

Piste info

  • Trails (Pistes): 54
  • Beginner: 66%
  • Intermediate: 22%
  • Advanced: 12%
  • Cross-country: 20 km
  • Snowmaking: 7%
  • Acres of ski: 8896
  • Terrain Parks: 1
  • Halfpipes: 1

Social

  • Restaurants: 14
  • Bars: 8
  • Slopeside accommodation: Y

Mountain info

  • Vertical Drop: 1300 m

Lifts

  • Draglifts: 26
  • Chairlifts: 8
  • Gondolas / Cable Cars: 2
  • Toplift: m

Travel

  • Season opens: 19 Dec 2014
  • Season closes: 18 Apr 2015

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Opening of season: 16th December 2011
Closing of season: 22nd April

Information supplied 31 Oct 2011




Visitor Reviews of Valmorel


Émilie from Belgium writes:

Valmorel est une très belle station comme on se l'imagine avec des gros châle st en bois et une rue centrale piétonne avec les commerces qui a un petit cachet Italien par ses fresques et son ambiance chaleureuse et animée. La station est très agréable aussi bien pour ma femme qui ne skie pas mais fait des balades à pieds et des activités diverses ( Spa...) que pour moi qui suis skieur. J ai fait au moins 20 stations en France et en Suisse, je la classe dans le top 3

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City Forecasts
Closest to Valmorel

city forecasts
Chambery, France 41 km
Aix-les-Bains, France 49 km
Annecy, France 55 km
Saint-Martin-d'Heres, France 62 km
Grenoble, France 64 km

Surf Breaks
Closest to Valmorel

surf forecast
Acque-Calde (Savona), Italy 205 km
Le Port, France 205 km
Baie du Soleil, France 205 km
Nice, France 207 km
Varazze, Italy 207 km

Resorts and Mountain Peaks Surrounding Valmorel

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Mountain Peaks
Closest to Valmorel

mountain forecasts
Grand Pic de la Lauziere, France 6 km
Grand Arc, France 13 km
Sommet de la Saulire, France 16 km
Cret du Rey, France 19 km
Pointe de la Masse, France 19 km