Le Corbier, France

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Nearest Airports

Geneva-Cointrin 130mins

Lyon-Satolas 130mins

Chambery-Aix-les-Bains 60mins


Resorts Nearby

Le Corbier ski holidays

Established in 1967 the French ski resort Le Corbier lies at 1550 metres altitude in the Savoie region of the French Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2265m the area is not snow sure. Over 170 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 10km of trails, which equates to around 13 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Le Corbier is Geneva-Cointrin at a distance of 200km or approximately 130 minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.

SNO-man says

Rectangular shaped purpose-built resort in the huge and uncrowded Les Sybelles Ski Area. Long popular with the French, much of the skiing is above the tree line. The resort has been designed for maximum convenience and with everything to hand. Traffic free, Le Corbier has a shopping arcade and childrens' facilities.

Alpine Downhill Runs

Beginner Trails
 9 runs ?km
36%  Intermediate Trails
 9 runs ?km
60%  Advanced Trails
 6 runs ?km
30%  Expert Trails
 1 runs ?km

Resort and Holiday Stats

Apres Ski
Family/child Friendly
Value for money
Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day)€198 - €198
Traditional Ski Village / Purpose Built Ski Resort
Resort OpensDec 2015
Resort ClosesApr 2016
(snow conditions often influence opening/closing)

Mountain and Slopes

Downhill Runs90km
total length of Le Corbier trails
Longest Lift-Served Run4km
longest piste or trail reachable by lift
Slope OrientationSW
direction Le Corbier area faces
Top Altitude2265m
top station of highest lift
Bottom Altitude1550m
bottom of lowest run
Resort Altitude1550m
centre of Le Corbier ski resort
Vertical Drop900m
total descent from top lift to bottom piste
Skiable Vertical^v 900m
can include extra hike up above top lift

Skiing in Le Corbier

25 pistes and trails means approximately 90km of runs. 28 Le Corbier lifts have capacity to transport 28000 per hour. The longest run in the French ski resort is over 4km.

SNO-man says

The mountain has 36% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 60% intermediate, 30% advanced slopes and 10% for experts - the most difficult piste is the ?km Casse - Pipe run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. There is no night skiing.

Rating for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Snowboarding in Le Corbier

Of the 28 ski lifts, 20 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Le Corbier is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 1 terrain parks and 0 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 0 metres), 0 quarter pipe and 1 boardercross courses.

SNO-man says

Rating for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Le Corbier Apres Ski

Off-Slope activities include:

9 apres ski bars 12 restaurants 0 bowling 2 night club 1 cinema 2 billiards / pool 1 games room 0 concert 0 indoor swimming 1 outdoor heated pools 1 saunas 1 hot tubs 0 solariums 3 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 12 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 1 golf 0 fishing 0 museum 1 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Fitness Centre, Trike Bike Track, Ski Joering, High Altitude Skiing..

SNO-man says


Rating for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

"Le Corbier" by any other name

The French resort is also known as Le Corbier Massif Arvan Villards and has common misspellings:

The direction which the various Le Corbier 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. Le Corbier has slopes facing SW.

Rating for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Main Ski School in Le Corbier

Le Corbier ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons

The official ski/board school is called Ecole de Ski Français and has 25 teachers teaching in Dutch, English, French, Italian, Spanish and taking students from a minimum age of 3.info@esf-les-corbier www.esf-lecorbier.com/ 567585

Le Corbier for beginners         gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Le Corbier for intermediates  gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Le Corbier for expert skiers   gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Le Corbier for snowboarding  gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Mountain & Snow Sports in Le Corbier

Le Corbier snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports

Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Le Corbier: 28km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y

Easy XC Ski Trails: 15km     Intermediate XC Trails: 13km   Difficult XC Trails: 0km

Telemark Tuittion: Y     Telemark Rental 0      Paragliding schools: 2

Snow mobile Rental: 5     Toboggan Run Length: 30km

Non Skiing Winter & Snow Activities in Le Corbier

Le Corbier snow fun - off slope winter activities

Outdoor Ice Rink: 1 Indoor Ice Rink: 0 Balloon Flights: 0

Prepared Winter Walks: 12 Snowshoeing: 1 Hang Gliding : 0

Snow mobile Rental: 5 Toboggan Run Length: 30km Paragliding schools: 2

Le Corbier non skiing facilities also include Fitness Centre, Trike Bike Track, Ski Joering, High Altitude Skiing..

Le Corbier reviews, 3.5 star rating and information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.
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