Vars / Hautes Alpes

alt. 1850m

Vars Southern Alps

Pre du bois

Courtesy of Risoul tourist office

Les Orres

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Courtesy of Enqueyras

Les Agneliers Haut

Courtesy of Praloup

La Foux

Courtesy of Katalys

Front de Neige

Courtesy of Reallon Tourist Office

Weather report

Cloudy forecasted today. Temperature low -7 °C, high 2 °C. Wind at 4km/h .

Weather today

Weather conditions ski area

Weather outlook

Weather conditions resort

Mountain weather

Mountain temperature at Pic de Chabrieres 2732m -3 to -10°C. Freezing level at 1476 meters.


Avalanche risk level Thursday December 12

Avalanche risk 2

Snow forecast

5-day snow forecast

lower cm
mid 15cm
upper 21cm

21cm settles on the upper slopes in the next 5 days

Snow depth

Snow report Thursday December 12

lower 60cm
mid 90cm
upper 120cm

Snow condition Hard packed. 2cm of fresh snow during the last 48h

Snow anomaly

145 %

Average long-year snow depth in week 50 is 47cm on the lower slopes and 83cm on the upper slopes. Current snow depth is above long-term average.


The powder score for the lower slopes is 0 and the score for the upper slopes is 2.

Snow sure

Score based on 10yr average snow depth and temperature


Ski area

The ski area of La Foret Blanche consists of 180km of skiing slopes between 1650-2750m altitude. There are 95km of blue, 67km of red and 18km of black slopes serviced by 47 lifts.

Ski map


The ski region La Foret Blanche was voted an average of 7.6 by our visitors.


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 ..


Closest transit point for ski destination Vars is Torino airport. The travel distance is 159 km which equals an est. travel time of 2 hours 30 mins.


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