Review of snowboarding and skiing in Auron France.
Auron Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1937 the French ski resort Auron lies at 1600 metres altitude in the Alpes Du Sud region of the French Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2452m Auron ski area is not snow sure. Over 281 snow cannons ensure artificial Auron snow making covers 35km of ski trails, which equates to around 50 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Auron (France) is Nice at a distance of 90km or approximately 90 minutes driving time. Auron ski season runs from December to April.
alpine downhill runs to ski in Auron France
2 runs 3km
15 runs 53km
17 runs 46km
8 runs 8km
Skiing in Auron
Skiing Auron you'll enjoy 42 pistes and trails and that means approximately 135km of ski runs. Auron lifts number 21 with the capacity to uplift 26400 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the French ski resort of Auron is over 5km long.
Auron Ski Area
Auron ski area has 4% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 35% intermediate, 40% advanced ski slopes and 19% for expert skiers - the most difficult Auron piste is the ?km ? run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can ski Auron after dark as there is night skiing on ?km of illuminated piste.
Auron for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Auron
If you snowboard Auron you'll want to know that, of the 21 ski lifts in total, 9 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Auron snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Auron snowboard facilities include 1 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is ? metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Auron for snowboarding gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
Auron Apres Ski
The apres ski Auron scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
29 apres ski bars 37 restaurants 0 bowling 2 night club 1 cinema 1 billiards / pool 1 games room 0 concert 0 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 1 saunas 1 hot tubs 0 solariums 0 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 1 outdoor ice skating 0 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 1 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 1 horse riding 0 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 3 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Quad Biking.
Auron for apres ski gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
More Auron Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Auron resort - ski Auron by any other name
The French ski resort of Auron ski resort is also known as Massif Mercantour and has the following common misspellings:
Auron ski area has ski slopes which face ?
The direction which the various Auron ski slopes face can make or break your skiing or snowboarding holiday. If you want to guarantee good snow and ski conditions, you should choose a resort with ski slopes which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February you need a ski resort with some sunny south facing ski slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a ski resort with some cool and shady north facing slopes will ensure you're not skiing on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best ski resorts have ski areas and slopes which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating skiing whatever the weather. Auron ski resort has ski slopes facing ?.
Auron for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Auron reviews, 3.3 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.