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Courmayeur Ski Resort Guide

Courmayeur, Italy

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length50km31 miles
Highest Lift2,760m9,055ft
Resort Height1,200m3,937ft
 Nearest AirportsGeneva and Annecy
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The Italian ski resort of Courmayeur is in the Italian Alps at an altitude of 1,200m3,937ft, with 50km31 miles of marked runs.


Courmayeur is part of the Aosta Valley ski area with access to 352km219 miles of downhill skiing, with 180 marked pistes, served by a total of 62 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Courmayeur itself (50km31 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Aosta Valley ski resorts of Breuil-Cervinia, Crévacol, Etroubles, Pila and Saint-Rhémy-en-Bosses.

With ski lifts as high as 2,760m9,055ft, 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.


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

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Courmayeur is 10km6 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Competizione'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Courmayeur?

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

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Courmayeur

Ski Area Stats

Courmayeur Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
50km31 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
22km14 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Aosta Valley Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
352km219 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Courmayeur Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,760m9,055ft
Lowest Piste1,210m3,970ft
Resort Altitude (Courmayeur)1,200m3,937ft
Max Vertical1,560m5,118ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Courmayeur
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Hire in Courmayeur

Ski Hire Shops in Courmayeur.

For more information, see our page about Courmayeur Ski Hire.

Ski Lessons in Courmayeur

Find a Ski Instructor

To choose a Ski School, and book Group Ski Lessons or a Private Instructor, see Courmayeur Ski Schools and Courmayeur Ski Instructors.

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Location and Map

Where is Courmayeur?

This ski resort is in the Italian Alps in Aosta Valley.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Courmayeur is Geneva, 80 minutes drive away.

Annecy, Sion, Turin Caselle, Chambery, Milan Malpensa, Milan Linate, Bergamo, Turin Cuneo and Berne airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 21 ski lifts are able to uplift 8,400 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 15km9 miles of ski runs, with 280 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Courmayeur open?

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


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

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

Piste Map

Courmayeur Piste Map

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

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

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