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Correncon en Vercors, France

Correncon en Vercors ski holidays

Established in 1966 the French ski resort Correncon en Vercors lies at 1160 metres altitude in the Dauphiné - Isère region of the French Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2170m the area is not snow sure. Over 110 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 7km of trails, which equates to around 20 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Correncon en Vercors is Grenoble at a distance of 33km or approximately 45 minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to March.

SNO-man says

A pretty, traditional village and year-round resort, rich in folk art and culture, but with a modern ski area lift-linked to Villard de Lans.

Alpine Downhill Runs

Beginner Trails
 6 runs ?km
33%  Intermediate Trails
 6 runs ?km
Advanced Trails
 3 runs ?km
17%  Expert Trails
 3 runs ?km

Resort and Holiday Stats

View our detailed Correncon en Vercors snow forecast or snow report and see all live webcams, piste maps, road and travel maps and lift pass prices. For a picture of historic snow conditions see the snow depths month by month with our Correncon en Vercors snow history.

Apres Ski
Family/child Friendly
Value for money
Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day) €? - €?
Traditional Village / Purpose Built Resort
Resort OpensDec 2021
Resort ClosesMar 2022
( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)

Mountain and Slopes

Downhill Runs 30km
total length of Correncon en Vercors trails
Longest Lift-Served Run 6km
longest piste or trail reachable by lift
Slope Orientation N E
direction Correncon en Vercors area faces
Top Altitude 2170m
top station of highest lift
Bottom Altitude 1160m
bottom of lowest run
Resort Altitude 1160m
centre of Correncon en Vercors ski resort
Vertical Drop 1010m
total descent from top lift to bottom piste
Skiable Vertical ^v 1010m
can include extra hike up above top lift

Snow Report

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Web Cam

Correncon en Vercors web cams
Nearby resorts:

Alpe d'Huez

Skiing in Correncon en Vercors

18 pistes and trails means approximately 30km of runs. 12 Correncon en Vercors lifts have capacity to transport 9000 per hour. The longest run in the French ski resort is over 6km.

The mountain has 33% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 66% intermediate, 17% advanced slopes and 17% for experts - the most difficult piste is the ?km ? run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. There is no night skiing.

Rating for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Snowboarding in Correncon en Vercors

Of the 12 ski lifts, 9 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Correncon en Vercors is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 0 terrain parks and 0 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 0 metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.

Rating for snowboarding gets 2 stars out of 5 overall    

Correncon en Vercors Apres Ski

Off-Slope activities include:

7 apres ski bars 8 restaurants 0 bowling 0 night club 0 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 0 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 1 saunas 0 hot tubs 0 solariums 2 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 0 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 1 golf 0 fishing 0 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Tennis.

Rating for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

"Correncon en Vercors" by any other name

The French resort is also known as and has common misspellings:

The direction which the various Correncon en Vercors 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. Correncon en Vercors has slopes facing N E.

Rating for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Main Ski School in Correncon en Vercors

Correncon en Vercors ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons

The official ski/board school is called Ecole du ski Français and has 26 teachers teaching in English, French, German, Spanish and taking students from a minimum age of 2.5.esf.correncon@wanadoo.fr www.esf_correncon.fr/ 958346

Correncon en Vercors for beginners         gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Correncon en Vercors for intermediates  gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Correncon en Vercors for expert skiers   gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Correncon en Vercors for snowboarding  gets 2 stars out of 5 overall    

Mountain & Snow Sports in Correncon en Vercors

Correncon en Vercors snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports

Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Correncon en Vercors: 161km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y

Easy XC Ski Trails: 161km     Intermediate XC Trails: 0km   Difficult XC Trails: 0km

Telemark Tuittion: Y     Telemark Rental 1      Paragliding schools: 1

Snow mobile Rental: 0     Toboggan Run Length: 0km

Non Skiing Winter & Snow Activities in Correncon en Vercors

Correncon en Vercors snow fun - off slope winter activities

Outdoor Ice Rink: 0 Indoor Ice Rink: 0 Balloon Flights: 0

Prepared Winter Walks: 0 Snowshoeing: 0 Hang Gliding : 0

Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 0km Paragliding schools: 1

Correncon en Vercors non skiing facilities also include Tennis.

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