Lifts Vars - La Fôret...
Opening times Winter
- 08.12.2018 - 22.04.2019
- 09:00 - 17:00
Pistes Vars - La Fôret...
- very easy
- 75 km (45)
- medium difficulty
- 90 km (38)
- 20 km (10)
- Freeride/ Routes
- 185 km
Ski resort Vars - La Fôret Blanche
Vars is located in between the Dauphiné and Provence regions, near Italy Nestled in a favorable location, in the heart of the Hautes-Alpes department, Vars overlooks three different valleys : the Ubaye, the Guil, and the Durance.
Bordering on high mountain ranges, Vars also takes advantage of the luminosity and warmth of the Mediterranean climate - tempered by altitude - which provides snow coverage of a very good quality.
The ski resort is world famous for the organization of exclusive events: speed skiing, free skiing and freestyle, with a special conception for Vars.
It is a small area in the mountains where it is very nice to live, with 4 villages, activities and entertainment for the whole family.
In wooded surroundings, ski slopes of different levels enable children to ski through the “Forêt Blanche” as soon as they get their first medal.
More engaged skiing for the most sporty ones with 10 black slopes, hundred of corridors located less then an hour away via ski lifts in the crests of Eyssina and Chabrieres with a gradient of 30 to 50%, without forgetting the snow park and the speed skiing stadium opened to everyone.
Vars therefore offers a real large playground of 540 hectares for winter holidays with different attractions, where everyone can test a large panel of winter sports and improve their style under the blue alpine sky.
KEY NUMBERS of “La Forêt Blanche ” skiing area:
- 116 slopes et 51 skilifts
- About 900 larch trees on “ La Forêt Blanche ” area (ONF authority)
- 7 Snowparks
- Slalom stadium approved by FIS (International Skiing Federation)
- Slopes opened until late
- Sledge slopes
- 10 Mountain restaurants accessible for skiers and hikers.
- 10 kms of cross-country skiing itineraries through small valleys and forests.