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Gérardmer Ski Resort Guide

Gérardmer, France

Rated: 2/5 (from 5 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length25 miles
Highest Lift3,773ft
Resort Height3,773ft
 Nearest AirportsStrasbourg and Basel
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The French ski resort of Gérardmer is at an altitude of 3,773ft, with 25 miles of marked runs.


Gérardmer has direct access to 25 miles of downhill skiing, with 20 marked pistes, served by a total of 20 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.


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


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

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Gérardmer is 2 miles long and the most difficult run is the 2 miles in length.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Gérardmer?

The next notable snow forecast is 1in, expected on 23 October, with around 1in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Gérardmer

Ski Area Stats

Gérardmer Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 1 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 6 12 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 5 6 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 7 6 miles
Total Length
25 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
25 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Gérardmer Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,773ft
Resort Altitude (Gérardmer)3,773ft
Lowest Trail2,461ft
Max Vertical1,312ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Gérardmer
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Gérardmer?

This ski resort is in Vosges, Lorraine, France.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Gérardmer is Strasbourg, 92 minutes drive away.

Basel, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Metz, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, Dole–Jura, Zurich and Berne airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 20 ski lifts are able to uplift 18,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 5 miles of ski runs, with 50 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Gérardmer open?

 Open from : December 18, 2021.

 Closes : March 27, 2022.

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 Gérardmer, 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 Gérardmer Tourist Office for the latest.