Vars / Hautes Alpes

alt. 1850m

Vars Southern Alps

Depart de la telecabine de Chabrieres

Courtesy of Vars Tourist Office

Vars

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Pre du bois

Courtesy of Risoul tourist office

Les Orres

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Les Agneliers Haut

Courtesy of Praloup

Front de Neige

Courtesy of Reallon Tourist Office

Weather report

Partly cloudy forecasted today. Temperature low -2 °C, high 6 °C. Freezing level at 3461 meters. Wind at 5km/h NULL.

Snow depth

Snow report Friday April 19

lower 40 - 52cm
mid 52cm
upper 60cm

Snow anomaly

45 %

Average long-year snow depth in week 16 is 93cm on the lower slopes and 133cm on the upper slopes. Current snow depth is below long-term average.

Lifts

49 %
23 of 47 lifts in operation

Slopes

59 %
106 of 180km slopes open

Snow sure

Score based on 10yr average snow depth and temperature

6.8/10

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. The skiarea is serviced by 42 lifts.

Ski map

Rating

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

Reviews

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 ..

Transfer

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.

Micro-climate

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Closeby

Neighbouring ski resorts of Vars:

Tourist office

www.vars-ski.com