The vertical drop from summit to base is 1,300 m. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in France is 881 m. Most runs are therefore relatively long. The high point of the ski resort is located at an elevation of 2,500 m.
Season starts on 21 Dec and ends on 19 Apr (119 days). Average season duration in France is 123 days.
Average snow depth during the season (21 Dec to 19 Apr) is 125 cm at summit elevation and 11 cm at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during March, offering an average snow depth of 190 cm at summit elevation and 11 cm at the base.
Les Contamines Montjoie features 70 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in France is 73 sunny days. January is the sunniest month with an average of 22 sunny days.