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Doorstep Skiing

Peak Retreats offers lots of doorstep skiing apartments which means a slope is within 50m of the residence.

Skiing is literally on your doorstep (subject to snow conditions and ability). It is worth checking what type of slopes are by the residence or hotel. Some maybe nursery slopes others maybe a red slope. Obviously it depends on the level of skiers you have in your party as to whether you can take the slope by your residence. You will also find properties that are located right next to a gondola for convenience that will take you to the beginning of the ski area. The benefits of doorstep skiing is no shuttle bus rides. This is ideal for groups with small children as long as the slopes nearby are suited to their level.

Ski accommodation next to a gondola/chairlift (short walk in ski boots to gondola):

Aussois - Flocons d'Argent

Aussois - Flocons d'Argent

Peisey Vallandry - Oree des Cimes

Peisey Vallandry - Oree des Cimes

Val Cenis - Le Criterium

Val Cenis - Le Criterium

Mont Blanc resorts:

Vallorcine - 'Ours Bleu'
St Gervais - 'Grand Panorama' 

Oisans resorts:

Les 2 Alpes - 'Alba'
Briancon – ‘Aigle Bleu’ – next to cable car
Vaujany – ‘La Cascade’ – opposite gondola
Vaujany – ‘Les Balcons de Vaujany’ – opposite gondola 

Tarentaise resorts:

Montchavin (Paradiski) – 'Hotel Bellecote’ – opposite cable car
Plan Peisey (Paradiski) – ‘Arollaie’ – 50m from Vanoise Express gondola 

Maurienne Valley:

Val Cenis - 'Au Bonheur des Pistes'
Valloire – ‘Les Chalets du Galibier’ – opposite chairlift

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