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La Foret Blanche

2 ski resorts in La Foret Blanche:
Risoul Vars

Ski resort ratings

Ski resort ratings for Vars compared to all other ski resorts. Based on 10 reviews.

Overall 66 Skiing 65Skiregion 73
NoviceAdvancedExpertOffpisteSnow-sure
7.0 7.67.0 7.76.0 7.26.0 7.06.0 7.6
FamilyAtmosphereNatureWalkingLifts
7.0 7.87.0 7.17.0 7.76.0 7.0

Large ski area High altitude

6.6 Vars, Hautes Alpes

Novice
7
Advanced
7
Expert
6
Offpiste
6
Snow
6
Lifts
n.a.
Family
7
Ambiance
7
Nature
7
Walking
6

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

Neighbouring ski resorts

Risoul 6.3 km Les Orres 12.9 km Argentera 30.3 km