About La Clusaz

  • Altitude: 1100m
  • Total Lifts: 55
  • Pisted Area: 132km
  • Average Snowfall: 550

La Clusaz is one of a very small group of French resorts which are not purpose built but are none-the-less located next to world class ski areas. Indeed this traditional Savoyard village is regarded by some as one of the most picturesque in France and has attracted tourists since the beginning of the twentieth century. The chalets sport their hand-cut wooden shingles and the resort has a reputation for its production of the local Reblochon cheese and other farm foods. The large ski area for a single resort of any type covers five lift-linked mountains in the Aravis system and visitors have additional terrain to explore above neighbouring le Grand Bornand on the Aravis Pass – a total of 200km (125 miles) of trails.

La Clusaz has attracted the Telemark World Championships and the Freestyle World Championships , typical of the resort’s open-minded approach to winter sports, whereby dozens of other mountain sports are offered, besides Alpine skiing and snowboarding. La Clusaz also works hard to maintain it’s ‘traditional community’ feeling and to involve its guests in this atmosphere.

An entertainments office ensures that there is some event or another on daily, with weekly torchlit descents in which guests can participate and there are also weekly get togethers staged by the tourist office where guests can meet a variety of village residents on an informal basis.

The Pistes in La Clusaz

42 Runs

31%

52km

47 Runs

35%

100km

37 Runs

27%

54km

10 Runs

7%

17km

Additional Stats

Total Pistes

136

AVG Snowfall PA

400

Drag Lifts

36

Chair Lifts

14

High Capacity Lifts

6

Mountain Restaurants

11

Longest Run

4KM

Ski Pass Area

Aravis

STD Code

33

Resort Office Tel

450

Timezone (GMT)

1