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Montchavin-Les Coches

Montchavin-Les Coches Ski Resort Guide

Montchavin-Les Coches, France

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Snowfall!
Total Piste Length215km134 miles
Highest Lift3,250m10,663ft
Resort Height1,250m4,101ft
 Nearest AirportsChambery and Grenoble
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Montchavin-Les Coches

The French ski resort of Montchavin-Les Coches is in the French Alps at an altitude of 1,250m4,101ft, with 215km134 miles of marked runs.


Montchavin-Les Coches is part of the La Plagne ski area with access to 225km140 miles of downhill skiing, with 128 marked pistes, served by a total of 109 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Montchavin-Les Coches itself (215km134 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other La Plagne ski resorts of Aime La Plagne, Belle Plagne, Champagny en Vanoise, Plagne 1800, Plagne Bellecôte, Plagne Centre, Plagne Montalbert, Plagne Soleil and Plagne Villages.

With ski lifts as high as 3,250m10,663ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


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


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

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Montchavin-Les Coches is 15km9 miles long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Montchavin-Les Coches?

The next notable snow forecast is 39cm15in, expected on 25 May.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Montchavin-Les Coches

Ski Area Stats

Montchavin-Les Coches Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
215km134 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
16km10 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

La Plagne Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
225km140 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
85km53 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Montchavin-Les Coches Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,250m10,663ft
Lowest Piste1,250m4,101ft
Resort Altitude (Montchavin-Les Coches)1,250m4,101ft
Max Vertical2,000m6,562ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Montchavin-Les Coches
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Hire in Montchavin-Les Coches

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Ski Lessons in Montchavin-Les Coches

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Location and Map

Where is Montchavin-Les Coches?

This ski resort is in the French Alps in La Plagne, Paradiski.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Montchavin-Les Coches is Chambery, 80 minutes drive away.

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


Ski Lift Capacity

The 20 ski lifts are able to uplift 120,600 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 50km31 miles of ski runs, with 295 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Montchavin-Les Coches open?

 Open from : 17 December 2022.

 Closes : 22 April 2023.

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

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 Montchavin-Les Coches, 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.

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