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Avoriaz Ski Resort Guide

Ski France

Avoriaz Ski Resort Guide

Avoriaz Ski Resort Guide

Huck it, Avoriaz photo

Avoriaz

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Avoriaz photo

Avoriaz

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Le Crozets Park, Avoriaz photo

Avoriaz

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park on top of the world, Avoriaz photo

Avoriaz

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Slope Stats

  • 2460m

  • 1460m

  • 1000m

  • Acres of ski:9884
  • Pistes:51
  • Snowmaking:9%
  • Halfpipes:2
  • Terrain Parks:4
  • X-Country:36.5km
  • beginner54%
  • intermediate33%
  • advanced13%

Avoriaz sits on top of a cliff 800m above the ancient town of Morzine. The resort itself is car-free so most people tend to park in Prodains (Morzine) and take the cable-car up to the resort. Avoriaz is at the heart of the Portes du Soleil ski area, in the Haute Savoie region, which boasts over 650 km of pistes. The slopes tend to favor the beginner-intermediate with only 10% being rated black. However, there is plenty for the free stylers. Avoriaz is considered by many to be the home of snowboarding in the Alps, it was one of the first resorts to have a terrain park and a pipe and continues to welcome boarders and skiers who love to jib. Off the slopes you will be spoiled for choice with a number of restaurants, bars and night clubs. Even the apartment blocks at Avoriaz seem to blend into the surroundings. One of the nicest purpose built resorts in the Alps.

Travel

  • Nearest Airport:Geneva
  • Nearest Train Station:Thonon Les Bains / Cluses
  • Tourist Office Phone:+33450740211
  • Tourist Office Website:www.avoriaz.com
  • Slopeside accommodation:yes
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Lifts

  • Season opens:22 Dec 2018
  • Season closes:14 Apr 2019
  • Lifts:34 (17 chair lifts, 17 surface lifts)
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Latest Snow Reportview full snow report

  • Issued:20 Mar
  • Last Snowfall:18 March 2019
  • Snow Depth (upper):
    315
    cm
  • Snow Depth (lower):
    195
    cm
  • Piste:Fresh
  • Off-piste:-

Today’s Weather (1730 m)view full snow forecast

night
clear
10 SE10
-1 °CF-Level
1450m
AM
clear
5 SE5
4 °CF-Level
2300m
PM
clear
5 N5
5 °CF-Level
2700m

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Visitor Reviews of Avoriaz

Bill Clarke from United Kingdom writes:

I am booked for my 6th consecutive visit at the end of January. I know Verbier, the 3 Valleys and Val D'isere from visits there yet Avoriaz always attracts me. One reason is the fact I can fly at 6am and be on the piste by midday. I have never found it crowded with a 3 or 4 minute ski queue being the maximum. For me it is unrivalled in Europe.

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