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Brides-les-Bains Ski Resort Guide

Brides-les-Bains, France

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length373 miles
Highest Lift10,499ft
Resort Height1,969ft
 Nearest AirportsChambery and Grenoble
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The French ski resort of Brides-les-Bains is in the French Alps at an altitude of 1,969ft, with 373 miles of marked runs.


Brides-les-Bains is one of the larger Ski Resorts in France and has direct access to 373 miles of downhill skiing, with 274 marked pistes, served by a total of 196 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 10,499ft, 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.


Brides-les-Bains is very highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Brides-les-Bains.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Brides-les-Bains is 5 miles long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Brides-les-Bains?

The next notable snow forecast is 1in, expected on 22 May.

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Snow Forecast by day for Brides-les-Bains

Ski Area Stats

Brides-les-Bains Ski Area

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


Brides-les-Bains Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift10,499ft
Lowest Trail4,757ft
Resort Altitude (Brides-les-Bains)1,969ft
Max Vertical8,530ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Brides-les-Bains
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

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Location and Map

Where is Brides-les-Bains?

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 Brides-les-Bains is Chambery, 56 minutes drive away.

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

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


Ski Lift Capacity

The 196 ski lifts are able to uplift 243,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 34 miles of ski runs, with 458 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Brides-les-Bains open?

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

Usual opening is mid December, and usual closing is Mid 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 Brides-les-Bains, 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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