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Massif des Aravis

Skiing in Massif des Aravis

Slopes

19Km
65Km
74Km
35Km
Total 193Km

Lifts

7

30

54

Height

2500m
940m

Glacier

0

Cross-country

192Km

Fun park

3

Massif des Aravis
Massif des Aravis
Massif des Aravis
Massif des Aravis

General information

Massif des Aravis is a ski area in the Northern Alps and due to its harsh winters, there is always excellent snow cover. With approximately 220 km (137 ml) of predominantly blue and red pistes, this resort has a great snow record. The ski resorts of Le Grand Bornand and La Clusaz offer very diverse descents from 2600 (8,500 ft) to 1000 meters (3,300 ft) in altitude. The two longest descents are the red descent of La Combe de L'Etale to La Clusaz of approximately 10 km (6 ml) and the red and black descent of Envers to Le Grand Bornand.

Snowboarders can get their adrenaline racing on the mugel pistes, in the snow park of L’Étale mountain range and on the free ride piste on the Balme mountain range.

For the cross country skiers there is a diverse range of 74 km of cross country skiing tracks. There is even a cross country skiing track between the villages of La Clusaz and Le Grand Bornand so that you can make your route even longer. Massif des Aravis is an ideal ski area for both beginners and advanced skiers and snowboarders.

Regulations per region

Distance required in public areas (in metres)
Yes
1 meter
Max persons together outdoors
Yes
Max. 10 persons
Allowed to share a room with someone outside your household?
No
Public transport / taxi / skibus
Available
Obligated mouth mask
Transfer
Yes
Obligated mouth mask
Supermarkets and pharmacies
Open
Obligated mouth mask
Gasstations
Open
Obligated mouth mask
Shops
Open
Obligated mouth mask
Restaurants
Open
Open in areas that are not in a state of emergency. Maximum amount of 6 people per table. Mouth masks are required when moving through the restaurant (indoors). Has to be closed at 00:00.
Bars / Apres-ski
Yes
Bars and cafés are now open in France but certain areas are classified as active circulation zones for the virus, these areas can have more restrictive measures to fight the epidemic, in consultation with local elected officials. Cafés are closed in Paris, Lille, Lyon, Grenoble and Saint-Etienne. Drinks and food are to be consumed at the table. Mouth masks are mandatory, except at the table. Tables are to be at least 1 meter apart or to have a partition between the tables. Extra thorough cleaning and sufficient amount of disinfection points."
Discotheque/Club/Nightlife
Closed
Certain hours not allowed to be outside, curfew
Depends
As of October 17, curfew from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. in Paris and surrounding municipalities (Île-de-France), Grenoble, Lyon, Marseille, Montpellier, Lille, Saint-Etienne, Rouen and Toulouse.
Not allowed to sell alcohol in certain hours
No
Events open air or indoor
Yes
Events of more than 1,500 people must be registered and there is an upper limit of 5,000 people per venue.
Wellness
Open
Obligated mouth mask
Skilifts
Open
Obligated mouth mask. The maximum number of people in the ski lifts is limited. Only people from the same travel group are allowed in the skilift together without limitation on the distance.
Ski lessons
Yes
Obligated mouth mask
Ski rental
Yes
Obligated mouth mask
Slopes
Open
Mouth Mask
Yes
Mouth masks are mandatory from the age of 11 in public transport and air traffic. Also in all public closed buildings and areas, for example government buildings, hospitals, shops, restaurants and hotels. Ski lifts, drag lifts, ski schools, ski buses (also on the platform), lift stations, ski rental shops and other closed parts of the ski area. Even when you are in line (outside and inside).
Quarantaine
No
Covid test before departure or wait in quarantaine
No
Covid test on destination (random or everyone)
No
Health declaration
Yes
All travelers are required to complete and carry the certificate corresponding to their situation: for exceptional international travel from abroad to France and for a non-conforming trip to certain overseas communities
Other formalities needed to enter destination?
No
Additional measures per ski region
No
Additional airline and bus rules
No
Other excursions
No

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