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Gérardmer Ski Resort Guide

Gérardmer, France

Rated: 2/5 (from 5 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length40km25 miles
Highest Lift1,150m3,773ft
Resort Height1,150m3,773ft
 Nearest AirportsStrasbourg and Basel
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The French ski resort of Gérardmer is at an altitude of 1,150m3,773ft, with 40km25 miles of marked runs.


Gérardmer has direct access to 40km25 miles of downhill skiing, with 20 marked pistes, served by a total of 20 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.


Gérardmer offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


Gérardmer offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Gérardmer.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Gérardmer is 4km2 miles long and the most difficult run is the 4km2 miles in length.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Gérardmer?

The next notable snow forecast is 4cm2in, expected on 28 January, with around 4cm2in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Gérardmer

Ski Area Stats

Gérardmer Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 1km1 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 6 20km12 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 5 9km6 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 7 10km6 miles
Total Length
40km25 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
40km25 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Gérardmer Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,150m3,773ft
Resort Altitude (Gérardmer)1,150m3,773ft
Lowest Piste750m2,461ft
Max Vertical400m1,312ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Gérardmer
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Hire in Gérardmer

Ski Hire Shops in Gérardmer.

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Location and Map

Where is Gérardmer?

This ski resort is in Vosges, Lorraine, France.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Gérardmer is Strasbourg, 92 minutes drive away.

Basel, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Metz, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, Dole–Jura, Zurich and Berne airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 20 ski lifts are able to uplift 18,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 8km5 miles of ski runs, with 50 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Gérardmer open?

 Opened : 8 December 2021.

 Closes : 27 March 2022.

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

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Gérardmer, 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 Gérardmer Tourist Office for the latest.