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northern French Alps: elevation differences of ski resorts

All 94 ski resorts in the northern French Alps sorted according to elevation difference.


Biggest height difference in the northern French Alps (2,807 m)

The ski resort Aiguille du Midi (Chamonix) 2,807 m has the biggest elevation difference of all ski resorts in the northern French Alps.

Biggest height difference in the northern French Alps – ski resort Aiguille du Midi (Chamonix)
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Map: ski resorts with the biggest elevation differences in the northern French Alps (Top 10)

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Ski resorts with the biggest elevation differences in the northern French Alps

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Elevation difference 2807 m (1035 m - 3842 m)
Ski lifts
  • 5
Lift ticket € 58.50 (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

Elevation difference 2280 m ((979 m -) 1280 m - 3560 m)
Slopes 200 km 110 km 56 km 34 km
Ski lifts
  • 51
Lift ticket € 47.50 (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Les Deux Alpes, Les 2 Alpes 1800, Alpe de Mont de Lans, Alpe de Vénosc, Mont de Lans, Vénosc, Bons

Elevation difference 2205 m (1125 m - 3330 m)
Slopes 249 km 70 km 129 km 50 km
Ski lifts
  • 80
Lift ticket € 49.50 (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Alpe d'Huez, Auris en Oisans, Oz en Oisans 1350, Vaujany, Villard-Reculas

Elevation difference 2130 m ((612 m -) 1100 m - 3230 m)
Slopes 600 km 312 km 216 km 72 km
Ski lifts
  • 144
Lift ticket € 59,- (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Val Thorens, Les Menuires-La Croisette, Les Menuires-Reberty, Les Menuires-Les Bruyères, Méribel-Mottaret, Méribel-Village, Courchevel, Courchevel-Moriond, La Tania, Les Menuires-Le Preyerand, Francoz, Courchevel-Village, Courchevel-Le Praz, Saint-Martin-de-Belleville, Brides-les-Bains, Méribel-Centre, Les Allues, Orelle, Saint-Bon-Tarentaise, Bozel

Elevation difference 2026 m ((810 m -) 1200 m - 3226 m)
Slopes 193 km 98.5 km 58 km 36.5 km
Ski lifts
  • 54
Lift ticket € 50,- (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Arc 1600, Bourg Saint Maurice, Vallandry, Arc 1800, Villaroger, Arc 1950, Arc 2000, Peisey-Nancroix, Plan Peisey

Elevation difference 2023 m (1252 m - 3275 m)
Slopes 29 km 6 km 9 km 14 km
Ski lifts
  • 10
Lift ticket € 60,- (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Argentière

Elevation difference 2000 m (1250 m - 3250 m)
Slopes 225 km 139 km 59 km 27 km
Ski lifts
  • 94
Lift ticket € 50,- (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Montchavin, Montalbert, Champagny en Vanoise, Aime la Plagne, Plagne Centre, Plagne 1800, Plagne Villages - Soleil, Plagne Bellecôte, Belle Plagne, Les Coches, La Roche (Mâcot-la-Plagne)

Elevation difference 1906 m (1550 m - 3456 m)
Slopes 300 km 170 km 78 km 52 km
Ski lifts
  • 83
Lift ticket € 54,- (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Tignes le Lac, Val d'Isère, La Daille, Val Claret, Le Fornet, Le Laisinant, Legettaz, Tignes 1800 Les Boisses, Tignes-Le Lavachet, Les Brévières, Le Joseray, Le Crêt, Le Châtelard

Elevation difference 1861 m (700 m - 2561 m)
Slopes 265 km 135 km 95 km 35 km
Ski lifts
  • 72
Lift ticket € 45.50 (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Flaine, Morillon, Samoëns, Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval, Les Carroz, Morillon-Les Esserts, Samoëns 1600

Elevation difference 1520 m (1100 m - 2620 m)
Slopes 310 km 53 km 238.5 km 18.5 km
Ski lifts
  • 71
Lift ticket € 42.90 (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Saint-Sorlin-d'Arves, Le Corbier, La Toussuire, Saint-Jean-d'Arves, Saint-Colomban-des-Villards, Les Bottières

Elevation difference 1503 m (850 m - 2353 m)
Slopes 263 km 98 km 134 km 31 km
Ski lifts
  • 81
Lift ticket € 45,- (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Megève, Saint-Gervais Mont-Blanc, Saint-Gervais-Le-Bettex, Saint Nicolas de Véroce

Elevation difference 1500 m (1300 m - 2800 m)
Slopes 125 km 73 km 42 km 10 km
Ski lifts
  • 28
Lift ticket € 35,- (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Lanslebourg-Mont-Cenis, Termignon, Lanslevillard, Le Haut, Les Champs, Sollières

Elevation difference 1495 m (1030 m - 2525 m)
Slopes 56 km 11 km 25 km 20 km
Ski lifts
  • 17
Lift ticket € 49,- (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Les Praz

Elevation difference 1466 m (1000 m - 2466 m)
Slopes 580 km 310 km 210 km 60 km
Ski lifts
  • 192
Lift ticket € 49.50 (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Châtel, La Chapelle d'Abondance, Torgon, Les Crosets, Champéry, Morgins, Morzine, Avoriaz, Les Gets, Champoussin

Elevation difference 1465 m (1176 m - 2641 m)
Slopes 160 km 55 km 83 km 22 km
Ski lifts
  • 34
Lift ticket € 43.10 (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages La Thuile, La Rosière, Les Eucherts, Petite Golette, Entrèves, Grande Golette, Les Escudets, Le Gollet, Séez, Montvalezan

Elevation difference 1437 m (1040 m - 2477 m)
Slopes 125 km 62 km 40 km 23 km
Ski lifts
  • 49
Lift ticket € 36,- (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages La Clusaz, Manigod, L'Étale, Le Bossonet, Les Étages, Col de la Croix Fry, Le Fernuy, St-Jean-de-Sixt

Elevation difference 1400 m (1350 m - 2750 m)
Slopes 65 km 17 km 43 km 5 km
Ski lifts
  • 16
Lift ticket € 28,- (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages La Norma

Elevation difference 1300 m (1250 m - 2550 m)
Slopes 165 km 115 km 35 km 15 km
Ski lifts
  • 52
Lift ticket € 43,- (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Valmorel, Longchamp, Saint-François, Doucy-Combelouvière, Le Pré, Le Crey, La Charmette, Celliers, Les Avanchers, La Léchère

Elevation difference 1273 m (1164 m - 2437 m)
Slopes 120 km 40 km 60 km 20 km
Ski lifts
  • 24
Lift ticket € 38.50 (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Les Contamines-Montjoie, Hauteluce, Le Lay, Belleville, Notre Dame de la Gorge

Elevation difference 1250 m (1500 m - 2750 m)
Slopes 55 km 30 km 22 km 3 km
Ski lifts
  • 9
Lift ticket € 27.50 (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Aussois

Elevation difference 1250 m (1050 m - 2300 m)
Slopes 50 km 15 km 20 km 15 km
Ski lifts
  • 13
Lift ticket € 29,- (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Arêches, Beaufort

Elevation difference 1187 m (1550 m - 2737 m)
Slopes 70 km 40 km 20 km 10 km
Ski lifts
  • 9
Lift ticket € 28.50 (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Le Charmaix, Modane

Elevation difference 1182 m (1412 m - 2594 m)
Slopes 150 km 75 km 60 km 15 km
Ski lifts
  • 30
Lift ticket € 37.50 (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Valloire, Valmeinier 1500, Valmeinier 1800, Les Charbonnières, Grand Panorama, La Girodière-l'Arméra, L'Archaz, Les Verneys, Les Clots, Le Serroz, Les Granges, Le Col

Elevation difference 1150 m (1850 m - 3000 m)
Slopes 25 km 13 km 11 km 1 km
Ski lifts
  • 11
Lift ticket € 27.50 (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Bonneval-sur-Arc

Elevation difference 1100 m (1000 m - 2100 m)
Slopes 83 km 48 km 27 km 8 km
Ski lifts
  • 30
Lift ticket € 33.50 (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Le Grand Bornand, Le Chinaillon, Les Outalays, La Mulaterie, Hameau de Suize, Nant Robert, Le Bouchet, St-Jean-de-Sixt

Elevation difference 1100 m (900 m - 2000 m)
Slopes 19 km 8 km 7 km 4 km
Ski lifts
  • 12
Lift ticket € 22,- (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Bernex

Elevation difference 1070 m (1550 m - 2620 m)
Slopes 41 km 10 km 25 km 6 km
Ski lifts
  • 4
  • Heli-skiing
Lift ticket € 30,- (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Sainte-Foy Station, Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise, La Thuile, Le Miroir, La Masure

Elevation difference 1069 m (1000 m - 2069 m)
Slopes 192 km 132 km 49 km 11 km
Ski lifts
  • 79
Lift ticket € 38.80 (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Praz-sur-Arly, Crest-Voland, Cohennoz, Les Saisies, Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe, Flumet, Hauteluce

Elevation difference 1050 m (1350 m - 2400 m)
Slopes 120 km 46 km 36 km 38 km
Ski lifts
  • 22
Lift ticket € 34.50 (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Prapoutel, Le Pleynet, Pipay

Elevation difference 1000 m (1050 m - 2050 m)
Slopes 125 km 50 km 50 km 25 km
Ski lifts
  • 21
Lift ticket € 34,- (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Corrençon-en-Vercors, Villard-de-Lans, Le Clos de la Balme, Le Balcon de Villard, Les Glovettes, Les Rambins

Elevation difference 1000 m (1000 m - 2000 m)
Slopes 50 km 20 km 30 km 0 km
Ski lifts
  • 14
Lift ticket € 21.50 (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Thollon Les Mémises

Elevation difference 950 m ((584 m -) 950 m - 1900 m)
Slopes 55 km 25 km 25 km 5 km
Ski lifts
  • 16
Lift ticket € 42,- (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Les Houches, Saint-Gervais Mont-Blanc

Elevation difference 945 m (1410 m - 2355 m)
Slopes 26 km 7 km 17 km 2 km
Ski lifts
  • 12
Lift ticket € 28,- (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Pralognan

Elevation difference 920 m (1600 m - 2520 m)
Slopes 36.6 km 16.4 km 15.2 km 5 km
Ski lifts
  • 15
Lift ticket € 26,- (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Montrichier-Albanne

Elevation difference 900 m (900 m - 1800 m)
Slopes 35 km 18 km 12 km 5 km
Ski lifts
  • 19
Lift ticket € 23,- (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Saint-Pierre-de-Chartreuse, St-Pierre-d'Entremont

Elevation difference 850 m (1400 m - 2250 m)
Slopes 90 km 45 km 35 km 10 km
Ski lifts
  • 17
Lift ticket € 33.50 (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Chamrousse 1650 - Le Recoin, Chamrousse 1700 - Bachat Bouloud, Chamrousse 1750 - Roche-Béranger

Elevation difference 850 m (950 m - 1800 m)
Slopes 28 km 6 km 21 km 1 km
Ski lifts
  • 10
Lift ticket € 23.70 (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Saint Jean d'Aulps, Bellevaux-La Chèvrerie

Elevation difference 817 m (1453 m - 2270 m)
Slopes 29 km 13 km 16 km 0 km
Ski lifts
  • 12
Lift ticket € 49,- (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Vallorcine, Le Tour

Elevation difference 817 m (1367 m - 2184 m)
Slopes 55 km 36 km 17 km 2 km
Ski lifts
  • 15
Lift ticket € 26.50 (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages La Morte

Elevation difference 764 m (936 m - 1700 m)
Slopes 8 km 3 km 5 km 0 km
Ski lifts
  • 8
Lift ticket € 23.20 (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Abondance

Elevation difference 722 m (1113 m - 1835 m)
Slopes 85 km 28 km 50 km 7 km
Ski lifts
  • 27
  • Heli-skiing
Lift ticket € 34,- (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Combloux, La Giettaz, Megève

Elevation difference 701 m (1150 m - 1851 m)
Slopes 10 km 3 km 3 km 4 km
Ski lifts
  • 5
Lift ticket € 17,- (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Seythenex

Elevation difference 700 m (1500 m - 2200 m)
Slopes 35 km 25 km 7 km 3 km
Ski lifts
  • 12
Lift ticket € 24.50 (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Albiez Montrond

Elevation difference 690 m (1450 m - 2140 m)
Slopes 35 km 20 km 13 km 2 km
Ski lifts
  • 11
Lift ticket € 22.50 (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Allevard-les-Bains, Le Collet d'Allevard

Elevation difference 687 m (923 m - 1610 m)
Slopes 50 km 30 km 17 km 3 km
Ski lifts
  • 33
Lift ticket € 24,- (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Habère-Poche, Bellevaux-Hirmentaz

Elevation difference 680 m (1020 m - 1700 m)
Slopes 10 km 4 km 6 km 0 km
Ski lifts
  • 9
Lift ticket € 28.50 (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages La Chapelle d'Abondance

Elevation difference 660 m (1050 m - 1710 m)
Slopes 20 km 10 km 8 km 2 km
Ski lifts
  • 10
Lift ticket € 19,- (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Autrans

Elevation difference 650 m (1350 m - 2000 m)
Slopes 4.5 km 1.6 km 1.5 km 1.4 km
Ski lifts
  • 4
Lift ticket € 11,- (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Valbonnais, Bourg d'Oisans

Elevation difference 638 m (920 m - 1558 m)
Slopes 3 km 1.3 km 1.4 km 0.3 km
Ski lifts
  • 4
Lift ticket € 11,- (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Nancy-sur-Cluses

Elevation difference 600 m (900 m - 1500 m)
Slopes 30 km 15 km 12 km 3 km
Ski lifts
  • 13
Lift ticket € 25,- (Day ticket main season)
Towns/villages Saint-Jeoire, Onnion, Viuz-en-Sallaz, Bogève
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