Is Avoriaz snow sure?

Is Avoriaz snow sure?

With a seasonal snowfall average of around 7.5m at resort level, Avoriaz is officially the snowiest ski resort in France. Not surprisingly, its local slopes are very reliable for snow, especially on the north-facing Les Hauts Forts, Arare and La Chavanette sectors.

What lifts are open in Avoriaz?


Lifts & slopes opening hours Slopes closing hours
Ardent gondola lift 08.45 17.00
Prolays chairlift 09.30 16.45
Lindarets chairlift 09.00 16.45
Chaux-Fleurie chairlift 9.00 16.45

What is Avoriaz like for skiing?

Avoriaz is the ideal high-altitude base from which to explore the vast 600km network of slopes that form the cross-border Portes du Soleil ski area. Located at 1800m, Avoriaz is by far the most snowsure of the ski areas within the Portes du Soleil – making this the best bet for an early season visit.

Is there snow in Avoriaz in December?

What are the weather & snow conditions like in Avoriaz in December? Whilst there will be snow up the mountains, a white Christmas is never a guarantee in the village itself. However, it’s definitely cold with temperatures averaging from -3°C to 5°C, with around 10-11 days of snowfall.

What is the best month to go skiing?

The best time to go skiing is between December and April – which is the main ski season in most resorts – and each month has its benefits. Whether you’re a family looking for a festive feel, or a keen skier hoping to cover some miles, you’ve got to pick the time that suits you best.

How long is the transfer from Geneva to Avoriaz?

Your journey time from Geneva to Avoriaz (and vice versa Avoriaz to Geneva) will be around two hours, depending on traffic and road conditions. Please note: Avoriaz is a snow-sure, high-altitude, purpose-built resort at 1800m, with a narrow, multi-hairpin access road, much of which is above 1660m.

Why is Avoriaz closed?

– As of Tuesday 17th March in order to obey the rules imposed by the authorities, access to the Morzine-Avoriaz Tourist Office will be closed.

Can you ski from Les Gets to Avoriaz?

From Les Gets it takes about 50 minutes to ski to the French purpose-built resort of Avoriaz then it’s a short distance to the Swiss border. It’s possible to ski the extensive circular tour, which you can do in either direction, travelling through both French and Swiss resorts.

Is Avoriaz good for beginners?

Avoriaz is well known as a family friendly ski resort and a great place for beginner skiers and snowboarders, thanks to its vast number of beginner friendly pistes. The resort has a kids club in the centre of town, a beginner’s slope next to Le Chapelle Park, 4 green pistes and 25 blue pistes.

What altitude is Avoriaz?

Morzine, at the heart of the Portes du Soleil, sits at an altitude of 1000m and its easily accessible sister resort Avoriaz at 1800m.

Does Avoriaz have snow in April?

April in Avoriaz Historic weather in April has produced average snow depth of 223cm at the top and 142cm at the bottom of the ski area.

Does Avoriaz have snow cannons?

In Val d’Isere a 36,000 square metre reservoir has been built on the Iseran sector to supply water for the snow cannons that will boost the summer skiing available on the Pissaillas Glacier.

Why Avoriaz ski resort?

Avoriaz is a purpose-built ski resort like no other, with a dramatic cliff-top location and uniquely futuristic architecture that is cleverly designed to blend into its rocky surroundings. Both traffic-free and genuinely ski-in, ski-out, it is ideal for families looking for a safe and snowy, yet vibrant ski resort atmosphere.

How is the Avoriaz Snow report?

The Avoriaz snow report is: 35 out of 35 Lifts open. – Our model predicted that 17cm (7 inches) of snow fell over 18 hours between Sunday 06 of February at 4PM and Monday 07 of February at 10AM CET at the mid mountain level.

How many lifts does Avoriaz resort have?

The Avoriaz resort summary is: Avoriaz has 37 lifts within its 9882 Acres of terrain that is suitable for beginner and intermediate levels, including terrain park enthusiasts.

What’s it like to live in Avoriaz?

Avoriaz is relatively lively for a purpose-built ski resort, with a good choice of bars and clubs lining its main street.