Orcieres Merlette / Hautes Alpes

alt. 1850m

Orcières Merlette Southern Alps

Plateau des Fontaines

Courtesy of Les Orres Tourist Office

Bois Mean

Courtesy of Les Orres Tourist Office

Les Orres (1650 m)

Courtesy of vision-environnement.com

Thibaud

Courtesy of Serre Chevalier tourist office

Briancon valley view

Courtesy of Briancon Vauban

Avenue de la Muzelle

Courtesy of Les Deux Alpes Tourist Office

Weather report

Heavy snow forecasted today. Temperature low -10 °C, high -5 °C. Wind Light breeze at 5km/h N.

Weather today

Weather conditions ski area

Weather outlook

Weather conditions resort

Mountain weather

Mountain temperature at Col de Freissinieres 2705m -4 to -9°C. Freezing level at 1469 meters.

Snow alert

Snow alert Monday April 12

16cm
17cm
18cm
2268m
2705m

18cm settles on the upper slopes today

Avalanche

Avalanche risk level Monday April 12

Avalanche risk 4

Snow forecast

5-day snow forecast

32cm
33cm
37cm
2268m
2705m

37cm settles on the upper slopes in the next 5 days

Snow depth

Snow report Monday April 12

120cm
120cm
140cm
2268m
2705m

35cm of fresh snow during the last 48h

Snow anomaly

107 %

Average long-year snow depth in week 15 is 38cm on the lower slopes and 131cm on the upper slopes. Current snow depth is above long-term average.

Snow sure

Score based on 10yr average snow depth and temperature

6.2/10

Ski area

The ski area of Orcieres Merlette consists of 100km of skiing slopes between 1850-2725m altitude. There are 46km of blue, 43km of red and 11km of black slopes serviced by 30 lifts.

Ski map

Rating

The ski region Orcieres Merlette was voted an average of 7.3 by our visitors.

Transfer

Closest transit point for ski destination Orcieres Merlette is Grenoble airport. The travel distance is 120 km which equals an est. travel time of 2 hours 0 mins.

Micro-climate

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Closeby

Neighbouring (ski) resorts of Orcieres Merlette:

Tourist office

www.orcieres.com