Snow report Les Menuires
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Ski holidays in Les Menuires
One of the top 8 French winter sports destinations that are part of the ski area Les Trois Vallées is Les Menuires, situated at 1850m altitude. Due to this location, the high snow and snow report are perfect throughout the season in this ski village. Les Menuires is the only real family ski holiday destination within the domain of Les trois Vallées, but young people also know the place well, and can be found by a skiing holiday in Les Menuires often slightly cheaper than in other resorts of Les 3 Vallées.
Slope information Les Trois Vallees - Les Menuires
If you are dreaming of endless slopes, of another direction to ski every day, or of more than 600 km of slopes within one area, then you are at the right place in Les Trois Vallees. Courchevel and La Tania are well fit for both beginners and experts. The flank of the Roc Merlet (2734 m high) has a number of very nice ski slopes. Lifts such as in Meribel take you from down in the valley, up to the highest peaks, such as the Roc de Fer and Mont Vallon after which you can make extremely long descents without having to stop. The new Roc Des Trois Marches gondola connects Meribel with Les Menuires and Val Thorens. You can also find great runs at the top of La Masse close to Les Menuires. The black ski-run Marielle Goitschel, named after one of the local Olympic champions, it is very challenging. In Val Thorens, you will really appreciate the cable car to Cîme Caron, the highest point in the three valleys. At the top this has one of the most spectacular views you will ever see anywhere in the world. The weather can change rapidly at the top of this mountain, so make sure you are dressed well, even if it appears to be warm and sunny.
Apres ski in Les Menuires
Les Menuires has two small discotheques for after a day of skiing, in some of the basements of huge apartment complexes. Leeberty in Les Bruyeres is by far the best.
Snowboarding in Les Menuires
Apart from the snow park in Val Thorens (great!), there is a multitude of snow parks in the area Les Trois Vallees. The most beautiful parks are located in Les Menuires, Meribel-Mottaret and Meribel. At the top of the Ariondaz gondola, you can start the first few days with your first lessons as a snowboarder.
Skischools and ski hire in Les Menuires
The ESF (French Ski School), has a huge establishment in Les Menuires, with more than 200 ski instructors.