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Argentière

Argentière Ski Resort Guide

Argentière, France

Rated: 4/5 (from 7 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForFreeriders, Expert Skiers, Intermediates, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length30km19 miles
Highest Lift3,280m10,761ft
Resort Height1,250m4,101ft
 Nearest AirportsSion and Geneva
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Argentière

The French ski resort of Argentière is in the French Alps at an altitude of 1,250m4,101ft, with 30km19 miles of marked runs.

Summary

Argentière is part of the Ski Pass Mont Blanc area with access to 952km592 miles of downhill skiing, with 507 marked pistes, served by a total of 248 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Argentière itself (30km19 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Ski Pass Mont Blanc ski resorts of Chamonix, Combloux, Cordon, Le Tour, Les Contamines, Les Houches, Megève, Passy Plaine Joux and St Gervais Mont-Blanc.

With ski lifts as high as 3,280m10,761ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Skiing

Argentière offers good sking, particularly, for Expert and Intermediate skiers.

Snowboarding

Argentière is very highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Argentière.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Pointe de Vue'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Argentière?

The next notable snow forecast is 19cm7in, expected on 4 December, with around 42cm17in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Argentière Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 4 4km2 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 4 13km8 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 4 13km8 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 3 
Downhill
Total Length
30km19 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
14km9 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
10

Ski Pass Mont Blanc Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
66
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
206
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
155
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
54
Downhill
Total Length
952km592 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
248

Altitudes

Argentière Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,280m10,761ft
Lowest Piste1,250m4,101ft
Resort Altitude (Argentière)1,250m4,101ft
Max Vertical2,030m6,660ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Argentière
Freeriders
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Ski Hire in Argentière

Ski Hire Shops in Argentière.

For more information, see our page about Argentière Ski Hire.

Ski Lessons in Argentière

Find a Ski Instructor

To choose a Ski School, and book Group Ski Lessons or a Private Instructor, see Argentière Ski Schools and Argentière Ski Instructors.

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Location and Map

Where is Argentière?

This ski resort is in the French Alps in Ski Pass Mont Blanc, Haute-Savoie.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Argentière is Sion, 53 minutes drive away.

Geneva, Annecy, Chambery, Turin Caselle, Lyon St-Exupéry, Lyon Bron and Basel airports are all within three hours drive.

Sion is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 10 ski lifts are able to uplift 51,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Argentière open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Late April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

Piste Map

Argentière Piste Map
Argentière

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Argentière, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Argentière Tourist Office for the latest.

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