Le Grand Bornand france
Review of snowboarding and skiing in Le Grand Bornand France.
Le Grand Bornand Ski Holiday Facts
Established in ? the French ski resort Le Grand Bornand lies at 1000 metres altitude in the Haute Savoie region of the French Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2100m Le Grand Bornand ski area is not snow sure. Over 100 snow cannons ensure artificial Le Grand Bornand snow making covers 18km of ski trails, which equates to around 20 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Le Grand Bornand (France) is Geneva / Geneve at a distance of 50km or approximately 80 minutes driving time. Le Grand Bornand ski season runs from December to April.
alpine downhill runs to ski in Le Grand Bornand France
10 runs 29km
15 runs 26km
14 runs 26km
3 runs 3km
Skiing in Le Grand Bornand
Skiing Le Grand Bornand you'll enjoy 42 pistes and trails and that means approximately 90km of ski runs. Le Grand Bornand lifts number 39 with the capacity to uplift 38900 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the French ski resort of Le Grand Bornand is over 2.2km long.
Le Grand Bornand Ski Area
Le Grand Bornand ski area has 23% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 35% intermediate, 33% advanced ski slopes and 7% for expert skiers - the most difficult Le Grand Bornand piste is the 0.8km Lachat run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can ski Le Grand Bornand after dark as there is night skiing on ?km of illuminated piste.
Le Grand Bornand for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Le Grand Bornand
If you snowboard Le Grand Bornand you'll want to know that, of the 39 ski lifts in total, 15 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Le Grand Bornand snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Le Grand Bornand snowboard facilities include 1 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 120 metres), 1 quarter pipe and 1 boardercross courses.
Le Grand Bornand for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Le Grand Bornand Apres Ski
The apres ski Le Grand Bornand scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
37 apres ski bars 37 restaurants 0 bowling 1 night club 2 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 0 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 0 saunas 0 hot tubs 0 solariums 1 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 1 outdoor ice skating 0 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 0 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 1 horse riding 40 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 1 museum 1 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities ?.
Le Grand Bornand for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
More Le Grand Bornand Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Le Grand Bornand resort - ski Le Grand Bornand by any other name
The French ski resort of Le Grand Bornand ski resort is also known as Les Aravis and has the following common misspellings:
Le Grand Bornand ski area has ski slopes which face N - SW
The direction which the various Le Grand Bornand 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. Le Grand Bornand ski resort has ski slopes facing N - SW.
Le Grand Bornand for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Le Grand Bornand reviews, 3.3 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.