Fair forecasted today. Temperature low -10 °C, high -2 °C. Freezing level at 1061 meters.
Avalanche risk level Wednesday February 21
5-day snow forecast
lower 8cmmiddle 15cmupper 16cm
The upper slopes will receive 16cm in the next 5 days
Snow report Wednesday February 21
lower 40cmmiddle 190cmupper 340cm
Snow condition fresh cover. 2cm of fresh snow during the last 48h Les Contamines is a good destination the next 3 days for powder and free riding skiing.
Average long-year snow depth in week 08 is 48cm on the lower slopes and 202cm on the upper slopes.
Current snow depth is above long-term average.
The powder score for the lower slopes is 0 and the score for the upper slopes is 3.
23 of 24 lifts in operation
115 of 120km slopes open
Score based on 10yr avg snow depth and temperature
Les Contamines is a very safe choice for skiing.
The ski area of Les Contamines Montjoie consists of 120km of skiing slopes between 1100-2487m altitude. There are 60km of blue, 40km of red and 20km of black slopes.
the skiarea is serviced by 24 lifts.
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Closest transit point for ski destination Les Contamines is Geneve airport. The travel distance is 76.7 km which equals an est. travel time of 1 hour 11 mins.
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