Vars / Hautes Alpes

alt. 1850m

Vars Southern Alps

Sainte-Croix L Auberson

Courtesy of Lauberson

Les Orres (1650 m)

Courtesy of vision-environnement.com

Ceillac

Courtesy of Queyras Montagne

Briancon valley view

Courtesy of Briancon Vauban

Acceglio Rocca Brancia

Courtesy of Cmstino

Argentera - Colle della Maddalena - La Gipjera: vista verso valle

Courtesy of Astraservizi

Weather report

Patchy light snow forecasted today. Temperature low -11 °C, high -11 °C. Wind Calm at 4km/h .

Weather today

Weather conditions ski area

Weather outlook

Weather conditions resort

Mountain weather

Mountain temperature at Pic de Chabrieres 2732m -8 to -11°C. Freezing level at 1476 meters.

Snow alert

Snow alert Friday April 16

3cm
3cm
4cm
2296m
2732m

4cm settles on the upper slopes today

Avalanche

Avalanche risk level Friday April 16

Avalanche risk 2

Snow forecast

5-day snow forecast

14cm
11cm
16cm
2296m
2732m

16cm settles on the upper slopes in the next 5 days

Snow depth

Snow report Friday April 16

cm
40cm
80cm
2296m
2732m

11cm of fresh snow during the last 48h

Snow anomaly

71 %

Average long-year snow depth in week 15 is 58cm on the lower slopes and 112cm on the upper slopes. Current snow depth is below long-term average.

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 serviced by 47 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

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Tourist office

www.vars-ski.com