- The vertical drop from summit to base is 984 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in France is 2772 ft. Runs and slopes are therefore relatively short. The high point of the ski resort is located at an elevation of 5906 ft.
- Season starts on Dec 16 and ends on Mar 24 (98 days). Average season duration in France is 114 days.
Only an hour from Nice away lies the skiing area La Colmiane, located in the direct vicinity of the national park Mercantour. Snow sports enthusiasts may expect 30 km (18.6 mi) of skiing slopes offering an incredible experience for skiers of all levels. This skiing area is particularly suitable for families. The numerous downhill runs will keep you busy and well entertained. In addition, there is an area exclusively for children to practice on. Those among the skiers with sufficient experience will enjoy themselves thoroughly in the snow park, where one can find a half pipe and a freestyle airbag to slide on.
Apart from the Alpine ski resort many visitors in La Colmiane find it amusing to also try out tobogganing or snow shoe hiking.