Review of snowboarding and skiing in Courmayeur Italy.
Courmayeur Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1910 the Italian ski resort Courmayeur lies at 1224 metres altitude in the Aosta Valley / Vallee d'Aoste region of the Italian Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2755m Courmayeur ski area is snow sure. Over 330 snow cannons ensure artificial Courmayeur snow making covers 15km of ski trails, which equates to around 15 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Courmayeur (Italy) is Geneva at a distance of 117km or approximately 80 minutes driving time. Courmayeur ski season runs from December to April.
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Skiing in Courmayeur
Skiing Courmayeur you'll enjoy 24 pistes and trails and that means approximately 100km of ski runs. Courmayeur lifts number 18 with the capacity to uplift 26700 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the Italian ski resort of Courmayeur is over 10km long. Ski Courmayeur summer or winter as there is also glacier skiing in Courmayeur.
Courmayeur Ski Area
Courmayeur ski area has 12% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 25% intermediate, 58% advanced ski slopes and 16% for expert skiers - the most difficult Courmayeur piste is the 0.822km Competizione run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can't ski Courmayeur after dark.
Courmayeur for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Courmayeur
If you snowboard Courmayeur you'll want to know that, of the 18 ski lifts in total, 3 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Courmayeur snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Courmayeur snowboard facilities include 0 terrain parks and 0 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 0 metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Courmayeur for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Courmayeur Apres Ski
The apres ski Courmayeur scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
40 apres ski bars 84 restaurants 0 bowling 1 night club 1 cinema 1 billiards / pool 1 games room 0 concert 1 indoor swimming 4 outdoor heated pools 3 saunas 0 hot tubs 0 solariums 2 masseurs 1 indoor ice skating 0 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 1 indoor tennis 1 squash racquetball 0 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 0 prepare winter walks 1 climbing 1 golf 1 fishing 1 museum 1 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Aerobics , Basketball, Climbing, Fitness Centre, Football (5 Per Side), Indoor Golf, Mountain Biking, Snow Biking, Squash, Tennis, Volleyball, Bowling.
Courmayeur for apres ski gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
More Courmayeur Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
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The Italian ski resort of Courmayeur ski resort is also known as Courmayeur Checrouit, Val Veny and has the following common misspellings:
Courmayeur ski area has ski slopes which face NE NW
The direction which the various Courmayeur 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. Courmayeur ski resort has ski slopes facing NE NW.
Courmayeur for snow gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Courmayeur reviews, 4 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.