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.
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.
7 runs 1.82km
7 runs 13km
17 runs 16.5km
3 runs 3.8km
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.
|Value for money|
|Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day)||€150 - €150|
Traditional Village /
|Resort Opens||Dec 2020|
|Resort Closes||Apr 2021|
|( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)|
|total length of Molines en Queyras trails|
|Longest Lift-Served Run||2.5km|
|longest piste or trail reachable by lift|
|direction Molines en Queyras area faces|
|top station of highest lift|
|bottom of lowest run|
|centre of Molines en Queyras ski resort|
|total descent from top lift to bottom piste|
|Skiable Vertical||^v 1100m|
|can include extra hike up above top lift|
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
Rating for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Off-Slope activities include:
Rating for apres ski gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
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
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
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
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.