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Montgenèvre Ski Resort Guide

Montgenèvre, France

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length62 miles
Highest Lift8,858ft
Resort Height6,070ft
 Nearest AirportsTurin Caselle and Chambery
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The French ski resort of Montgenèvre is in the French Alps at an altitude of 6,070ft, with 62 miles of marked runs.


Montgenèvre is part of the Milky Way ski area with access to 580 miles of downhill skiing, with 598 marked pistes, served by a total of 175 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 6,070ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 8,858ft, 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.


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

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Montgenèvre is 4 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Rocher de l'Aigle'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Montgenèvre?

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

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Ski Area Stats

Montgenèvre Ski Area

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

The Milky Way Ski Area

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


Montgenèvre Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift8,858ft
Lowest Trail6,070ft
Resort Altitude (Montgenèvre)6,070ft
Max Vertical2,789ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Montgenèvre
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Rental in Montgenèvre

Ski Rental Shops in Montgenèvre.

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Ski Lessons in Montgenèvre

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

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Location and Map

Where is Montgenèvre?

This ski resort is in the French Alps in Hautes-Alpes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Montgenèvre is Turin Caselle, 89 minutes drive away.

Chambery, Grenoble, Turin Cuneo, Annecy, Genoa, Geneva, Milan Linate and Milan Malpensa airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 38 ski lifts are able to uplift 28,760 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 8 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Montgenèvre open?

 Opened : December 3, 2022.

 Closes : April 22, 2023.

Usual opening is late November, and usual closing is Late April.

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

Trail Map

Montgenèvre Trail Map

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