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Les Avanchers

Les Avanchers Ski Resort Guide

Les Avanchers, France

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates and Beginners.
Total Piste Length93km58 miles
Highest Lift2,550m8,366ft
Resort Height1,250m4,101ft
 Nearest AirportsChambery and Annecy
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Les Avanchers

A small traditional ski village that shares the Grand Domaine ski region with a number of other resorts, best known of which is the sympathetically purpose built resort of Valmorel.


The French ski resort of Les Avanchers is in the French Alps at an altitude of 1,250m4,101ft, with 93km58 miles of marked runs.

Les Avanchers has direct access to 93km58 miles of downhill skiing, with 55 marked pistes, served by a total of 34 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,550m8,366ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


Les Avanchers offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


Sorry, we don't yet know much about Snowboarding in Les Avanchers.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Les Avanchers?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Les Avanchers.

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Ski Area Stats

Les Avanchers Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 5 10km6 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1119km12 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
2541km25 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
1423km14 miles
Total Length
93km58 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Les Avanchers Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,550m8,366ft
Lowest Piste1,250m4,101ft
Resort Altitude (Les Avanchers)1,250m4,101ft
Max Vertical1,300m4,265ft

Les Avanchers Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Les Avanchers is 4km2 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Mottet'.

Location and Map

Where is Les Avanchers?

This ski resort is in the French Alps in Savoie, Rhône-Alpes.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Les Avanchers is Chambery, 71 minutes drive away.

Annecy, Geneva, Grenoble, Lyon Bron, Lyon St-Exupéry, Sion, Saint-Étienne and Turin Caselle airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 34 ski lifts are able to uplift 36,740 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 6km4 miles of ski runs, with 115 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Les Avanchers open?

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


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 Les Avanchers, 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 Les Avanchers Tourist Office for the latest.

Les Avanchers