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Les Carroz

Les Carroz Ski Resort Guide

Les Carroz, France

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length265km165 miles
Highest Lift2,500m8,202ft
Resort Height1,140m3,740ft
 Nearest AirportsGeneva and Grenoble
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Les Carroz

The French ski resort of Les Carroz is in the French Alps at an altitude of 1,140m3,740ft, with 265km165 miles of marked runs.

Summary

Les Carroz is part of the Grand Massif ski area with access to 265km165 miles of downhill skiing, with 351 marked pistes, served by a total of 78 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Les Carroz itself (265km165 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Grand Massif ski resorts of Flaine, Morillon, Samoëns and Sixt Fer à Cheval.

With ski lifts as high as 2,500m8,202ft, snow cover is generally reliable.

Skiing

There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

Snowboarding

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

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Les Carroz is 11km7 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Piste des Cascades'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Les Carroz?

The next notable snow forecast is 6cm2in, expected on 4 November.

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Ski Area Stats

Les Carroz Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
15
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
49
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
55
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
16
Downhill
Total Length
265km165 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
8km5 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
80

Grand Massif Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
37
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
132
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
140
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
42
Downhill
Total Length
265km165 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
78

Altitudes

Les Carroz Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,500m8,202ft
Lowest Piste1,140m3,740ft
Resort Altitude (Les Carroz)1,140m3,740ft
Max Vertical1,360m4,462ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Les Carroz
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Ski Hire in Les Carroz

Ski Hire Shops in Les Carroz.

For more information, see our page about Les Carroz Ski Hire.

Location and Map

Where is Les Carroz?

This ski resort is in the French Alps in Grand Massif, Haute-Savoie.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Les Carroz is Geneva, 55 minutes drive away.

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

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

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 80 ski lifts are able to uplift 74,500 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 27km17 miles of ski runs, with 63 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Les Carroz open?

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

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

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

Piste Map

Les Carroz Piste Map
Les Carroz

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

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

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