Vars / Hautes Alpes

alt. 1850m

Vars Southern Alps


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Vars Peynier

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Centre station

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Sentiers raquettes et pietons

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Centre station

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Depart de la telecabine de Chabrieres

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Weather report

Moderate snow forecasted today. Temperature low -9 °C, high -6 °C. Freezing level at 1066 meters. Wind at 4km/h NE.

Weather today

Weather outlook

Snow alert

Snow alert Thursday December 13

lower 2cm
mid 4cm
upper 5cm

The upper slopes will receive 5cm today

Snow forecast

5-day snow forecast

lower 11cm
mid 20cm
upper 26cm

The upper slopes will receive 26cm in the next 5 days

Snow depth

Snow report Thursday December 13

lower 25cm
mid 33cm
upper 40cm

3cm of fresh snow during the last 48h


8 %
4 of 52 lifts in operation


18 %
32 of 180km slopes open

Snow sure

Score based on 10yr average snow depth and temperature


Ski area

The ski area of La Foret Blanche consists of 180km of skiing slopes between 1650-2750m altitude. There are 95km of blue, 67km of red and 18km of black slopes. The skiarea is serviced by 42 lifts.

Ski map


The ski region La Foret Blanche was voted an average of 7.6 by our visitors.


Despite the height of the resort, since this is one of the most southerly in France (other than Pra-Loup and Isola 2000) it does enjoy reliably good weather. I understand it has one of the best sun ..


Closest transit point for ski destination Vars is Torino airport. The travel distance is 159 km which equals an est. travel time of 2 hours 30 mins.

Points of interest


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