Cross-Country Skiing Area Puy St Vincent in Hautes-Alpes: Position on map

Cross-Country Skiing Puy St Vincent

Trail Map Puy St Vincent

The Cross-Country Area

Station de Puy Saint Vincent
Station de Puy Saint Vincent
Domaine nordique - Pays des Écrins -Hautes-Alpes
@Jan Novak

The Puy-Saint-Vincent winter sports area is characterised by its altitude of up to 2,730 metres. A total of 28 kilometres of groomed cross-country ski trails are available. The free circular trail "Boucle du Villaret" is particularly suitable for beginners. Those who prefer a challenge can ski from Combe Noire to the Tour des Têtes. The reward after this effort is the unique view of the Durance valley. In addition, you can also use the chairlift "Télésiège des Prés" upon presentation of a valid cross-country ski pass.

Interesting facts

  • Elevated between 4810 ft and 6706 ft, the Cross-Country Skiing Area is among the 5 highest elevated Cross-Country Skiing Areas in France.
  • Average snow depth during the season is 58 " at summit elevation and 25 " at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during February, offering an average snow depth of 62 " at summit elevation and 27 " at the base. Therefore Puy St Vincent is among the 5 cross-Country Skiing Areas with best snow conditions in France.
  • Puy St Vincent features 38 sunny days on average per season. The average for all cross-Country Skiing Areas in France is 30 sunny days. January is the sunniest month with an average of 16 sunny days. This makes the cross-Country skiing area one of the 10 sunniest in France.


Pays des Écrins Neige & rando
Pays des Écrins : cascade de glace & freeride
Pays des Écrins neige & famille


OTI Pays des Écrins
Puy Saint Vincent


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Trail Conditions

Weather (4593 ft)

Usage fees

1 day €12
3 hours €9
All rates & fees


Elevation4810 ft - 6706 ft
SeasonDecember - March
Opening DayDec 15, 2018
Closing DayMar 14, 2020
Skating 17.4 miles
Classic 17.4 miles
Lighted trails N/A

Cross-Country Trails

Overall 17.4 miles