Review of snowboarding and skiing in Montgenevre France.
Montgenevre Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1907 the French ski resort Montgenevre lies at 1860 metres altitude in the Alpes Du Sud region of the French Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2680m Montgenevre ski area is snow sure. Over ? snow cannons ensure artificial Montgenevre snow making covers 4.4km of ski trails, which equates to around 50 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Montgenevre (France) is Turin / Torino at a distance of 98km or approximately 80 minutes driving time. Montgenevre ski season runs from November to April.
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Skiing in Montgenevre
Skiing Montgenevre you'll enjoy 87 pistes and trails and that means approximately 110km of ski runs. Montgenevre lifts number 35 with the capacity to uplift 28500 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the French ski resort of Montgenevre is over 7km long.
Montgenevre Ski Area
Montgenevre ski area has 8% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 28% intermediate, 43% advanced ski slopes and 20% for expert skiers - the most difficult Montgenevre piste is the ?km Rocher de l'Aigle run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can't ski Montgenevre after dark.
Montgenevre for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Montgenevre
If you snowboard Montgenevre you'll want to know that, of the 35 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 Montgenevre snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Montgenevre snowboard facilities include 1 terrain parks and 0 half pipe (longest half pipe length is ? metres), 1 quarter pipe and 1 boardercross courses.
Montgenevre for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Montgenevre Apres Ski
The apres ski Montgenevre scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
12 apres ski bars 11 restaurants 0 bowling 1 night club 1 cinema 1 billiards / pool 0 games room 1 concert 0 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 0 saunas 0 hot tubs 0 solariums 0 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 10 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 1 golf 0 fishing 0 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Ice Hockey, Skidoo, Air Board, Private Spa & Sauna in new hotel "Chalet Blanc" , luxury rooms + gastronomique restaurant.
Summer : outdoor swimming pool.
Montgenevre for apres ski gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
More Montgenevre Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Montgenevre resort - ski Montgenevre by any other name
The French ski resort of Montgenevre ski resort is also known as Montgenevre Massif du Briançonnais and has the following common misspellings:
Montgenevre ski area has ski slopes which face N S
The direction which the various Montgenevre 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. Montgenevre ski resort has ski slopes facing N S.
Montgenevre for snow gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Montgenevre reviews, 3.8 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.