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Le Sauze/Super Sauze, France

Le Sauze/Super Sauze ski holidays

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.

SNO-man says

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.

Alpine Downhill Runs

Beginner Trails
 13 runs 24km
37%  Intermediate Trails
 9 runs 17km
63% 
Advanced Trails
 10 runs 18km
29%  Expert Trails
 3 runs 6km
9% 

Resort and Holiday Stats

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.

Beginners
Intermediate
Advanced/Expert
Snowboarders
Apres Ski
Family/child Friendly
Snow-Sure
Ambience
Value for money
Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day) €152 - €152
Traditional Village / Purpose Built Resort
Resort OpensDec 2020
Resort ClosesApr 2021
( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)

Mountain and Slopes

Downhill Runs 65km
total length of Le Sauze/Super Sauze trails
Longest Lift-Served Run 4.2km
longest piste or trail reachable by lift
Slope Orientation N
direction Le Sauze/Super Sauze area faces
Top Altitude 2440m
top station of highest lift
Bottom Altitude 1400m
bottom of lowest run
Resort Altitude 1400m
centre of Le Sauze/Super Sauze ski resort
Vertical Drop 1040m
total descent from top lift to bottom piste
Skiable Vertical ^v 1040m
can include extra hike up above top lift

Snow Report

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Web Cam

Le Sauze/Super Sauze web cams
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Skiing in Le Sauze/Super Sauze

35 pistes and trails means approximately 65km of runs. 23 Le Sauze/Super Sauze lifts have capacity to transport 15510 per hour. The longest run in the French ski resort is over 4.2km.

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    

Snowboarding in Le Sauze/Super Sauze

Of the 23 ski lifts, 20 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Le Sauze/Super Sauze 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    

Le Sauze/Super Sauze Apres Ski

Off-Slope activities include:

14 apres ski bars 14 restaurants 0 bowling 2 night club 1 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 1 indoor swimming 1 outdoor heated pools 2 saunas 2 hot tubs 0 solariums 1 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 0 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 0 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 1 horse riding 0 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 1 museum 1 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Hang Gliding, Horse Riding, Hot Tub, Library, Massage.

Rating for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

"Le Sauze/Super Sauze" by any other name

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    

Main Ski School in Le Sauze/Super Sauze

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    

Mountain & Snow Sports in Le Sauze/Super Sauze

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

Non Skiing Winter & Snow Activities in Le Sauze/Super Sauze

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.


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