Vars / Hautes Alpes

Vars Southern Alps 1860-2732m

Centre station

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Front de Neige

Courtesy of Reallon Tourist Office

Depart Chabrieres

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Briancon valley view

Courtesy of Briancon Vauban

Argentera - Seggiovia del Puriac

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Argentera - Vista su Argentera

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Weather report

Cloudy forecasted today. Temperature low 1 °C, high 6 °C. Wind Light breeze at 7km/h .

Weather today

Weather conditions ski area

Weather outlook

Weather conditions resort

Mountain weather

Mountain temperature at Pic de Chabrieres 2732m 4 to 0°C. Freezing level at 2613 meters.

Snow forecast

5-day snow forecast

< 2cm

5cm settles on the upper slopes within 5 days

Snow depth

Snow report Thursday March 23


Snow condition Hard packed. Snow quality 6.

Snow anomaly

93 %

Average long-year snow depth in week 12 is 86cm on the lower slopes and 145cm on the upper slopes. Current snow depth is below long-term average.


89 %
42 of 47 lifts in operation


76 %
137 of 180km slopes open

Snow sure

Rank class 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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