Montchavin Les Coches ski holidays
Established in 1972 the French ski resort Montchavin Les Coches lies at 1250 metres altitude in the Savoie region of the French Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 3250m the area is snow sure. Over 295 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 50km of trails, which equates to around 23 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Montchavin Les Coches is Geneva at a distance of 149km or approximately 100 minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.
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Skiing in Montchavin Les Coches
133 pistes and trails means approximately 215km of runs. 105 Montchavin Les Coches lifts have capacity to transport 123900 per hour. The longest run in the French ski resort is over 15km. Visit summer or winter as there is glacier skiing in Montchavin Les Coches.
The mountain has 7% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 60% intermediate, 22% advanced slopes and 9% for experts - the most difficult piste is the ?km ? run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can ski Montchavin Les Coches after dark as there is night skiing on ?km of illuminated piste.
Rating for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Montchavin Les Coches
Of the 105 ski lifts, 41 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Montchavin Les Coches is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 4 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is ? metres), 0 quarter pipe and 1 boardercross courses.
Rating for snowboarding gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Montchavin Les Coches Apres Ski
Off-Slope activities include:
5 apres ski bars 12 restaurants 0 bowling 1 night club 1 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 0 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 1 saunas 1 hot tubs 0 solariums 1 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 0 outdoor ice skating 0 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 1 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 16 prepare winter walks 1 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 0 museum 2 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Bob Raft, Hang Gliding, Ice Climbing, Indoor Climbing Wall, Quad.
Rating for apres ski gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
"Montchavin Les Coches" by any other name
The French resort is also known as Montchavin (La Plagne) Bellecote, Roche de Mio, La Grande Rochette, Lee Becoin and has common misspellings:
The direction which the various Montchavin Les Coches slopes face can make or break your ski holiday. To guarantee good snow conditions, choose a resort with piste which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February pick a resort with sunny south facing 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 resort with cool and shady north facing trails will ensure you're not riding on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best destinations have areas which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating conditions whatever the weather. Montchavin Les Coches has slopes facing N .
Rating for snow gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Montchavin Les Coches reviews, 3.8 star rating and information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.