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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 Length31 miles
Highest Lift9,055ft
Resort Height3,937ft
 Nearest AirportsGeneva and Annecy
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The Italian ski resort of Courmayeur is in the Italian Alps at an altitude of 3,937ft, with 31 miles of marked runs.


Courmayeur is part of the Aosta Valley ski area with access to 219 miles of downhill skiing, with 180 marked pistes, served by a total of 62 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Courmayeur itself (31 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 9,055ft, 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 6 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Competizione'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Courmayeur?

The next notable snow forecast is 1in, expected on 13 June.

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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
31 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
14 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
219 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

Courmayeur Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift9,055ft
Lowest Trail3,970ft
Resort Altitude (Courmayeur)3,937ft
Max Vertical5,118ft

Ski Slope Aspects


Courmayeur has ski slopes facing north-east and north-west (good for keeping the snow).

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Courmayeur
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Rental in Courmayeur

Ski Rental Shops in Courmayeur.

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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 9 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.

Trail Map

Courmayeur Trail Map

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