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Chamrousse

Thinking of skiing in Chamrousse? Chamrousse is located just 30km from Grenoble and features a varied alpine ski area set among attractive fir trees.

Why Chamrousse Ski Resort?

  • Easily accessible resort
  • Attractive village with stunning views
  • Plenty of activities on offer

Chamrousse Resort Information

Chamrousse is a relatively small ski resort and at an altitude of 2250m it dominates Grenoble. This resort is located south of the Belledonne Massif to Oisans, Vercors and Chartreuse, in the Northern Alps. The village of Chamrousse is attractively placed offering stunning views and is surrounded by trees allowing for forest skiing. A ski resort where nature reigns, it will ensure you make the most of what it offers in this fabulous setting. A relatively short drive from Grenoble, it is one of the most accessible ski resorts in the Alps.

Chamrousse is a varied alpine ski area where it's fun to ski among fir trees, a large and preserved Nordic plateau looking like a small Canada, a 360°C panorama with breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and Grenoble. It extends on two levels: Chamrousse 1650 (Recoin) and Chamrousse 1750-1700 (Roche Béranger - Bachat-Bouloud) linked by ski slopes and forest tracks, for an overall area of 1300 hectares. The resort was built in the forest, offering an outstanding overview of the Grenoble valley. At 2250 metres, the Croix de Chamrousse is the highest point.

There are many activities in Chamrousse - downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, sledging, snow games, dog sledging, ice diving, snowmobiling, and ice skating... activities for all tastes and ages to escape and take a big breath of fresh air.

Peak Retreats offers a range of Chamrousse apartments. These handpicked self catered apartments provide an ideal base for a Chamrousse ski holiday.

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Chamrousse ski facts:

  • Ski area: Chamrousse
  • Resort height: 1650m
  • Resort top height: 2250m
  • Km piste: 90
  • Lifts: 18 (1 gondola, chair, 10 drag)
  • No. of slopes: 42
  • Green slopes: 8
  • Blue slopes: 14
  • Red slopes: 15
  • Black slopes: 5
    • Beginners 4 stars
    • Intermediates 4 stars
    • Experts 3 stars
    • Freeride 2 stars
    • Boarders 2 stars
  • Driving distance from Calais: 563 miles (9 hours)

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