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Molines en Queyras, France

Molines en Queyras ski holidays

Established in 1962 the French ski resort Molines en Queyras lies at 1750 metres altitude in the Hautes - Alpes region of the French Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2850m the area is snow sure. Over 6 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 7.6km of trails, which equates to around 20 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Molines en Queyras is Grenoble at a distance of 180km or approximately 150 minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.

SNO-man says

Under-developped ski area little known outsuide France and close to the Italian border ( 22km, pass open in Summer). Limited facilities but friendly, relaxed and unpretentious atmosphere and very reasonable prices.

Alpine Downhill Runs

Beginner Trails
 7 runs 1.82km
20%  Intermediate Trails
 7 runs 13km
Advanced Trails
 17 runs 16.5km
50%  Expert Trails
 3 runs 3.8km

Resort and Holiday Stats

View our detailed Molines en Queyras 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 Molines en Queyras snow history.

Apres Ski
Family/child Friendly
Value for money
Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day) €150 - €150
Traditional Village / Purpose Built Resort
Resort OpensDec 2021
Resort ClosesApr 2022
( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)

Mountain and Slopes

Downhill Runs 38km
total length of Molines en Queyras trails
Longest Lift-Served Run 2.5km
longest piste or trail reachable by lift
Slope Orientation W
direction Molines en Queyras area faces
Top Altitude 2850m
top station of highest lift
Bottom Altitude 1750m
bottom of lowest run
Resort Altitude 1750m
centre of Molines en Queyras ski resort
Vertical Drop 1100m
total descent from top lift to bottom piste
Skiable Vertical ^v 1100m
can include extra hike up above top lift

Snow Report

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Web Cam

Molines en Queyras web cams
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Skiing in Molines en Queyras

34 pistes and trails means approximately 38km of runs. 16 Molines en Queyras lifts have capacity to transport 12000 per hour. The longest run in the French ski resort is over 2.5km.

The mountain has 20% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 30% intermediate, 50% advanced slopes and 20% for experts - the most difficult piste is the 2km Le Telias run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. There is no night skiing.

Rating for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Snowboarding in Molines en Queyras

Of the 16 ski lifts, 14 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Molines en Queyras 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 0 boardercross courses.

Rating for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Molines en Queyras Apres Ski

Off-Slope activities include:

7 apres ski bars 8 restaurants 0 bowling 1 night club 0 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 0 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 0 saunas 0 hot tubs 0 solariums 0 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 0 outdoor ice skating 0 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 0 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 1 horse riding 0 prepare winter walks 1 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 0 museum 1 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Mountain Biking, Ski Touring.

Rating for apres ski gets 2 stars out of 5 overall    

"Molines en Queyras" by any other name

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

The direction which the various Molines en Queyras 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. Molines en Queyras has slopes facing W.

Rating for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Main Ski School in Molines en Queyras

Molines en Queyras ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons

The official ski/board school is called Ecole du Ski Français and has 27 teachers teaching in French and taking students from a minimum age of 3.? www.queyras.com 458040

Molines en Queyras for beginners         gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Molines en Queyras for intermediates  gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Molines en Queyras for expert skiers   gets 2 stars out of 5 overall    

Molines en Queyras for snowboarding  gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Mountain & Snow Sports in Molines en Queyras

Molines en Queyras snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports

Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Molines en Queyras: 55km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y

Easy XC Ski Trails: 8km     Intermediate XC Trails: 38.5km   Difficult XC Trails: 8.5km

Telemark Tuittion: Y     Telemark Rental 0      Paragliding schools: 0

Snow mobile Rental: 0     Toboggan Run Length: 0km

Non Skiing Winter & Snow Activities in Molines en Queyras

Molines en Queyras 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 : 0

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

Molines en Queyras non skiing facilities also include Mountain Biking, Ski Touring.

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