Orcieres Merlette Hautes Alpes France

alt. 1850m

Orcières Merlette Southern Alps

Plateau de Rocherousse

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Sommet Estaris

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Front de Neige

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Croze

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Drouvet summit 2655m

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Orcieres 1850m

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Les Rouies

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Weather report

Snow forecasted today. Temperature low -3 °C, high 1 °C. Freezing level at 1506 meters.

Weather today

Weather outlook

Snow alert

Snow alert Tuesday January 16

lower 3cm middle 9cm upper 13cm

Moderate snow alert

Avalanche

Avalanche risk level Tuesday January 16

Avalanche risk 3

Snow forecast

5-day snow forecast

lower 31cm middle 52cm upper 57cm

The upper slopes will receive 57cm in the next 5 days

Snow depth

Snow report Tuesday January 16

lower 120 - 160cm middle 160cm upper 160cm

Snow condition Good. 15cm of fresh snow during the last 48h

Snow anomaly

118 %

Average long-year snow depth in week 03 is 59cm on the lower slopes and 136cm on the upper slopes. Current snow depth is above long-term average.

Lifts

79 %
24 of 30 lifts in operation

Slopes

79 %
79 of 100km slopes open

Snow sure

Score based on 10yr avg snow depth and temperature

6/10

Orcieres Merlette is a safe choice for skiing.

Ski area

The ski area of Orcieres Merlette consists of 100km of skiing slopes between 1850-2725m altitude. There are 46km of blue, 43km of red and 11km of black slopes. the skiarea is serviced by 30 lifts.

Ski map

Transfer

Closest transit point for ski destination Orcieres Merlette is Grenoble airport. The travel distance is 120 km which equals an est. travel time of 2 hours 0 mins.

Points of interest

Micro-climate

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Tourist office

www.orcieres.com