Ski Resorts Open 10/12/2011


Courchevel, Tignes, Val d’Isère, Val Thorens, Bessans (ski de fond), Les Arcs, Avoriaz (80% open), Chamonix/Grands Montets, Châtel, Flaine, Les Menuires, Méribel, Montriond, Orelle, Peisey-Vallandry, La Plagne, La Tania, Valloire, grand Bornand (Ski de Fond), La Clusaz: Balme, Beauregard and Manigod.

Les Deux Alpes, l’Alpe d’Huez, Chamrousse (subject to conditions), les Sept Laux (decision Thursday)

Puigmal, Serre Chevalier

Vallter, Val de Nuria


Grimentz, Veysonnaz, Leysin, Verbier, Saas Fee, Zermatt, Les Diablerets - Glacier 3000 CH, Zinal


The Arlberg: St Anton, Lech, Zürs, Sonnenkopf

Note many are partial openings. If you know of any others, please post them to the thread.

Posted by davidof on Wednesday, 07 December, 2011 at 02:09 AM

Les Contamines will open for 20€. Flaine too, but no word on discounts. Avoriaz seems the best deal in Haute-Savoie. 80% open for 16€.

Posted by  on  Thursday, 08 December, 2011  at 11:47 AM

I wonder if everyone will head up to Avoriaz though. Snow should be good.

Posted by davidof on  Thursday, 08 December, 2011  at 02:38 PM

other openings:

Le Collet d’Allevard, a couple of lifts open offering 275m of vertical

Le Grand Bornand, 25% of the sector will open

Les Contamines-Montjoie, Partial opening, 560 m of vertical.

Les Gets: two lifts offering 420m of vertical

Les Houches: four lifts with 330 meters of vertical

Megève, Partial opening of the Rochebrune. 14 pistes and 560 meters of vert.

Montgenèvre and Vars/Risoul will have partial openings.

Posted by davidof on  Friday, 09 December, 2011  at 05:02 PM

Les Arcs will open 70% of its ski area.

Posted by davidof on  Friday, 09 December, 2011  at 09:45 PM


Col de la Faucille - Jura

La Féclaz/Le Revard - Cross Country

Margériaz - Bauges 80% open

Col de Porte - Chartreuse

- I think that’s the lot for France.

Posted by davidof on  Saturday, 10 December, 2011  at 10:10 AM
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