Mountain range Grajische Alpen
Vertical drop 1850 - 3450 meters
Descent 1600 meters
Skiresort ratings for Val dIsere compared to all other skiresorts.
|Overall 80||Skiing 85||Ski-conditions 90||Skiregion 85|
|8.0 7.6||8.9 7.7||8.8 7.0||8.3 7.0||8.1 7.4|
|7.3 7.6||7.5 7.1||7.9 7.7||7.0 7.0||8.2 7.4|
Val is an impressive place with a huge ski area (easily comparable to the Three Valleys) when considered with Tignes. It also has a pretty town centre not dominated by concrete monoliths. Generally it's an expensive resort - expect to pay E10 on the mountain for spag bol, E5 for a beer ! The runs are (generally) NOT for beginners. Their blues are more like reds and the few greens they have can be quite narrow. I was surprised that on one day they hadn't pisted the blue overnight, leaving the beginners to struggle down a significant mogul field in a gully (which of course means everyone is compressed into a smaller space) Generally the lifts are good quality and fast although there are some t