Established in 1934 the French ski resort Le Sauze/Super Sauze lies at 1400 metres altitude in the Alpes Du Sud region of the French Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2440m the area is not snow sure. Over 25 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 4.6km of trails, which equates to around 5 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Le Sauze/Super Sauze is Marseille at a distance of 200km or approximately ? minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.
Le Sauze and Super Sauze offers skiing on open meadows without obstacles and wide, treelined runs. The town centre can suffer from busy through-traffic.
13 runs 24km
9 runs 17km
10 runs 18km
3 runs 6km
View our detailed Le Sauze/Super Sauze 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 Le Sauze/Super Sauze snow history.
|Value for money|
|Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day)||€152 - €152|
Traditional Village /
|Resort Opens||Dec 2020|
|Resort Closes||Apr 2021|
|( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)|
|total length of Le Sauze/Super Sauze trails|
|Longest Lift-Served Run||4.2km|
|longest piste or trail reachable by lift|
|direction Le Sauze/Super Sauze area faces|
|top station of highest lift|
|bottom of lowest run|
|centre of Le Sauze/Super Sauze ski resort|
|total descent from top lift to bottom piste|
|Skiable Vertical||^v 1040m|
|can include extra hike up above top lift|
The mountain has 37% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 63% intermediate, 29% advanced slopes and 9% for experts - the most difficult piste is the ?km ? run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can ski Le Sauze/Super Sauze after dark as there is night skiing on ?km of illuminated piste.
Rating for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Rating for snowboarding gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
Off-Slope activities include:
Rating for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
The French resort is also known as Ubaye and has common misspellings:
The direction which the various Le Sauze/Super Sauze 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 Sauze/Super Sauze has slopes facing N.
Rating for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Le Sauze/Super Sauze ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons
The official ski/board school is called Ecole de ski Français and has 25 teachers teaching in English, French, Italian, Spanish and taking students from a minimum age of 3.? ? 810520
Le Sauze/Super Sauze for beginners gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Le Sauze/Super Sauze for intermediates gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Le Sauze/Super Sauze for expert skiers gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
Le Sauze/Super Sauze for snowboarding gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
Le Sauze/Super Sauze snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports
Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Le Sauze/Super Sauze: 15km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y
Easy XC Ski Trails: 15km Intermediate XC Trails: 0km Difficult XC Trails: 0km
Telemark Tuittion: Y Telemark Rental 1 Paragliding schools: 1
Snow mobile Rental: 1 Toboggan Run Length: 0km
Le Sauze/Super Sauze snow fun - off slope winter activities
Outdoor Ice Rink: 0 Indoor Ice Rink: 0 Balloon Flights: 0
Prepared Winter Walks: 0 Snowshoeing: 1 Hang Gliding : 1
Snow mobile Rental: 1 Toboggan Run Length: 0km Paragliding schools: 1
Le Sauze/Super Sauze non skiing facilities also include Hang Gliding, Horse Riding, Hot Tub, Library, Massage.