Reviews Vars

La Foret Blanche

2 skiresorts in La Foret Blanche:
Risoul Vars

Skiresort ratings

Skiresort ratings for Vars compared to all other skiresorts. Based on 1 reviews.

Overall 66 Skiing 65Skiregion 73
7.0 7.67.0 7.76.0 7.06.0 7.06.0 7.4
7.0 7.67.0 7.17.0 7.76.0 7.0

6.6 Vars, Hautes Alpes

Novice 7Advanced 7Expert 6Off-Piste 6Snow 6
Family 7Ambiance 7Nature 7Walking 6Lifts n.a.

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 records in the French Alps. The downside is, as you would expect, that regular deliveries of snow are not reliable. The other benefit of this southerly location is that the tree line is much higher than it is further North. Consequently much of the skiing is through the trees and very enjoyable in consequence. However, this does also mean that these pistes tend to be in the shade and so likely always to be icy no matter what the weather. The grading of the various runs is fairly arbitrary. Runs th...

Review by Graham from Bergen on Monday Jul 9th. Visited Vars in march 2007 as couple

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