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Chamrousse Ski Resort Guide

Chamrousse, France

Rated: 2/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length48 miles
Highest Lift7,382ft
Resort Height5,577ft
 Nearest AirportsGrenoble and Chambery
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The French ski resort of Chamrousse is in the French Alps at an altitude of 5,577ft, with 48 miles of marked runs.


Chamrousse has direct access to 48 miles of downhill skiing, with 35 marked pistes, served by a total of 26 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 5,577ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 7,382ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


Chamrousse offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


Chamrousse offers some good boarding and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Chamrousse.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Casserousse', which is 2 miles in length.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Chamrousse?

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

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Ski Area Stats

Chamrousse Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 6 2 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1516 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
1512 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 8 16 miles
Total Length
48 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
25 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Chamrousse Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift7,382ft
Resort Altitude (Chamrousse)5,577ft
Lowest Trail4,659ft
Max Vertical2,723ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Chamrousse

Ski Rental in Chamrousse

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Location and Map

Where is Chamrousse?

This ski resort is in the French Alps in Isère, Rhône-Alpes.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Chamrousse is Grenoble, 36 minutes drive away.

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

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


Ski Lift Capacity

The 26 ski lifts are able to uplift 27,148 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 3 miles of ski runs, with 36 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Chamrousse open?

 Opened : December 3, 2022.

 Closes : April 16, 2023.

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

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

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