Saint Gervais france
Review of snowboarding and skiing in Saint Gervais France.
Saint Gervais Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1806 the French ski resort Saint Gervais lies at 1400 metres altitude in the Haute Savoie region of the French Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2350m Saint Gervais ski area is not snow sure. Over ? snow cannons ensure artificial Saint Gervais snow making covers 50km of ski trails, which equates to around 17 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Saint Gervais (France) is Geneva / Geneve at a distance of 70km or approximately 60 minutes driving time. Saint Gervais ski season runs from December to April.
alpine downhill runs to ski in Saint Gervais France
23 runs 44.2km
41 runs 86km
54 runs 155.6km
17 runs 17km
Skiing in Saint Gervais
Skiing Saint Gervais you'll enjoy 135 pistes and trails and that means approximately 300km of ski runs. Saint Gervais lifts number 79 with the capacity to uplift 20000 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the French ski resort of Saint Gervais is over 10km long.
Saint Gervais Ski Area
Saint Gervais ski area has 17% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 30% intermediate, 40% advanced ski slopes and 12% for expert skiers - the most difficult Saint Gervais piste is the ?km ? run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can't ski Saint Gervais after dark.
Saint Gervais for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Saint Gervais
If you snowboard Saint Gervais you'll want to know that, of the 79 ski lifts in total, 43 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Saint Gervais snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Saint Gervais snowboard facilities include 1 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is ? metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Saint Gervais for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Saint Gervais Apres Ski
The apres ski Saint Gervais scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
10 apres ski bars 51 restaurants 0 bowling 2 night club 1 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 1 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 1 saunas 1 hot tubs 0 solariums 1 masseurs 1 indoor ice skating 0 outdoor ice skating 0 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 0 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 50 prepare winter walks 1 climbing 0 golf 1 fishing 0 museum 1 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Aerobics, Body Building, Bridge, Climbing, Curling, Dance Classes, Fishing, Hang Gliding, Hydro Massage, Ice Climbing, Library, Market (Thursday Morning), Massage, Pottery, Pulverisation, Flights, Slimming, Tarot, Theatre, Volleyball, Wa-jutsu.
Saint Gervais for apres ski gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
More Saint Gervais Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Saint Gervais resort - ski Saint Gervais by any other name
The French ski resort of Saint Gervais ski resort is also known as St Gervais Mont Blanc and has the following common misspellings:
Saint Gervais ski area has ski slopes which face N S E W
The direction which the various Saint Gervais 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. Saint Gervais ski resort has ski slopes facing N S E W.
Saint Gervais for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Saint Gervais reviews, 3.5 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.