Mountain range Dauphine Alpen
Vertical drop 1500 - 2600 meters
Descent 1100 meters
Skiresort ratings for Valmeinier compared to all other skiresorts.
|Overall 63||Skiing 68||Ski-conditions 72||Skiregion 69|
|7.0 7.6||7.0 7.7||5.5 7.0||7.5 7.0||6.0 7.4|
|6.5 7.6||5.0 7.1||6.5 7.7||7.0 7.0||5.0 7.4|
Valmeinier has enough skiing with the link to Valloire for most appetites and is very pretty. The skiing is good and there is enough for all but the most enthusiastic of mile cruncher. The pistes colour coding was ‘interesting’ with Reds as easy as Greens and all similar to the Blues. The Blacks were few and far between but challenging. If I had a serious complaint about the resort it would be that final run back to the base area, this always being crowded, cut up and was in poor condition due the number of people of very different standards using it. I would not recommend to anyone who has been to larger resorts, or who has a larger budget - you can get better skiing in the pur