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Les Menuires

Les Menuires Ski Resort Guide

Les Menuires, France

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Snowfall!
Total Piste Length160km99 miles
Highest Lift3,200m10,499ft
Resort Height1,850m6,070ft
 Nearest AirportsChambery and Grenoble
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Les Menuires

The French ski resort of Les Menuires is in the French Alps at an altitude of 1,850m6,070ft, with 160km99 miles of marked runs.


Les Menuires is part of the Three Valleys ski area with access to 600km373 miles of downhill skiing, with 497 marked pistes, served by a total of 180 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Les Menuires itself (160km99 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Three Valleys ski resorts of Courchevel, La Tania, Méribel, Saint Martin de Belleville and Val Thorens.

Les Menuires comprises the villages of Les Bruyères and Reberty.


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


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

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Les Menuires is 8km5 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Leo Lacroix', which is 2km1 miles in length.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Les Menuires?

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

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Snow Forecast by day for Les Menuires

Ski Area Stats

Les Menuires Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 6 12km7 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
2450km31 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
4489km55 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 5 9km6 miles
Total Length
160km99 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
28km17 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

The Three Valleys Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
600km373 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
130km81 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Les Menuires Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,200m10,499ft
Lowest Piste1,850m6,070ft
Resort Altitude (Les Menuires)1,850m6,070ft
Max Vertical1,350m4,429ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Les Menuires
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Hire in Les Menuires

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Ski Lessons in Les Menuires

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Location and Map

Where is Les Menuires?

This ski resort is in the French Alps in The Three Valleys, Savoie.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Les Menuires is Chambery, 80 minutes drive away.

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


Ski Lift Capacity

The 40 ski lifts are able to uplift 50,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 65km40 miles of ski runs, with 418 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Les Menuires open?

 Opened : 10 December 2022.

 Closes : 28 April 2023.

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

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

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