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Puy St Vincent Ski Resort

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last update on 20 Nov 2016
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Mountain Stats

Elevation1,400 m - 2,700 m
SeasonDecember - April
Opening Day10 Dec 2016
Closing Day17 Apr 2017
Capacity 17443 Persons/Hr.

Lift Ticket Prices

1 day adult €33
1 day child €26
All rates & fees

Lifts

8
5
Total 13
Hours09:00 - 16:00

Skiable Terrain

Easy
Moderate
Advanced
Ungroomed
Overall Slope Length 75 km

Interesting facts

  • Elevated between 1,400 m and 2,700 m, the Ski Resort is among the 10 highest elevated Ski Resorts in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur. 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 882 m. Most runs are therefore relatively long.
  • Season starts on 10 Dec and ends on 17 Apr (128 days). Average season duration in France is 122 days.
  • Average snow depth during the season (10 Dec to 17 Apr) is 64 cm at summit elevation and 46 cm at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during March, offering an average snow depth of 85 cm at summit elevation and 66 cm at the base. Therefore Puy St Vincent is among the 5 ski Resorts with best snow conditions in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur.
  • Puy St Vincent features 85 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in France is 77 sunny days. January is the sunniest month with an average of 22 sunny days.

News

Puy Saint-Vincent lies amidst the national park Les Écrins and offers 75 km (47 mi) of ski trails for all lovers of snow sports. Due to its location in the French Maritime Alps the surrounding peaks are in a wind protected area and offer excellent snow conditions.
All visitors can chose from a range of 31 runways that are suitable for all levels of experience in a varied landscape setting. Being here one will experience the delight of having an imposing panorama view on the surrounding mountains. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, there is the possibility to use the 750 m (820 yd) long Ecureuil ski-run at night, too.
For children there are numerous possibilities of daily care provided and some slopes they can practice their skiing skills on. Puy Saint-Vincent has also been awarded a family-friendly skiing area.
All snowboarders can additionally have some fun in the snow park, where they can practice their skills on halfpipes, slides and jumps.

Snow Safety & Snowmaking

Snowmaking Share
43%
Snow Making Machines: 95
Snowphone+33 (0)4 92 23 43 43
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Nightskiing

Nightskiing possible
Lighted runs: 1.20 km

Après-Ski and Nightlife

Bars and Pubs: 3

Dining and Restaurants

Restaurants: 16

Infrastructure & Rental

Skischools

Skischools: 2
Snowboardschools: 2
Cross Country Lessons
Carving Lessons
Freestyle Lessons

Ski Rental

Sports Store
Ski Rental
Snowboard Rental
Cross Country Ski Rental
Backcountry Ski Rental
Telemark Rental

Ski Rental Shops

Ski Rentals Puy St Vincent (6)

Contact

Bergbahn Puy-Saint-Vincent
Station 1600
05290
Puy Saint Vincent
E-Mail
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Phone+33 (0) 492 23 43 43
Fax+33 (0)4 92 23 43 21
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