Is there snow in Val Thorens in December?
And, remember, with that altitude it’s very very cold, with temperatures averaging from a high of -3°C to a low of -12°C, with around 11 days of snowfall.
How long is the ski season in Val Thorens?
Discover the latest Val Thorens lift opening & closing dates
|Ski Season Dates in Val Thorens 2021/22|
|Courchevel Area||4th December 2021||22nd April 2022|
|Meribel Area||4th December 2021||22nd April 2022|
|Val Thorens Area||20th November 2021||22nd April 2022|
Can you ski in Val Thorens in November?
More than a promise: a reality. The higher it is, the more snow it has: Val Thorens can guarantee snow from November to May! Thanks to its remarkable location, Val Thorens, the highest resort in Europe, has a ski area of which 99% is situated above an altitude of 2000 metres.
How many runs does Val Thorens have?
|Base elevation||1,850 m (6,070 ft)|
|Lift system||31 lifts|
Can you get altitude sickness in Val Thorens?
Altitude sickness, also known as Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), can be encountered by anyone reaching heights of 2,500m and above, so it’s even possible for skiers in the Alps to experience it, particularly in higher resorts such as Zermatt (Switzerland) and Val Thorens (France).
Can you ski from Val Thorens to Courchevel?
Courchevel and back in a day from Val Thorens is much easier (and quicker) than you might think. An intermediate skier ought to be able to get there in just over an hour on the most direct route, although you can branch out if you wish to make a day of it.