Courchevel Resort Guide

Courchevel Resort

Courchevel Resort Guide, written by locals.

Resort Statistics

🌲 Resort height: 1100m-1850m

🏔️ Highest point: 2738m

🗺️ Total ski area: 600km (3 Valleys)

❄️ Season Dates: November- April

🚡 Lifts: 169

🎿 Snow Parks: 7

🟢 Green runs: 51

🔵 Blue runs: 132

🔴 Red runs: 106

⚫️ Black runs: 32

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Courchevel for Beginner Skiers:

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If you’re new to skiing, Courchevel is a fantastic place to start your snowy adventure. Head to the Jardin Alpin and Bellecôte areas in Courchevel 1850 for beginner-friendly slopes and patient instructors who’ll have you gliding in no time. In Courchevel 1650 and Courchevel Le Praz, you’ll find wide, well-groomed pistes perfect for honing your skills while enjoying breathtaking mountain views. With its welcoming atmosphere and stunning surroundings, Courchevel makes learning to ski a memorable and enjoyable experience for everyone.

Courchevel for Intermediate Skiers:

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For intermediate skiers, Courchevel offers an expansive playground of varied terrain and breathtaking vistas. Explore the wide network of blue and red runs across Courchevel 1650 and Courchevel 1850, where you can cruise through scenic tree-lined slopes and enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. Don’t miss the chance to venture into Les Trois Vallées, where you’ll find endless opportunities to challenge yourself on intermediate-level pistes and discover new corners of this vast ski area. Courchevel’s well-connected lifts and well-maintained slopes ensure that intermediate skiers can make the most of their time on the mountain, soaking in the beauty of the French Alps while enjoying exciting skiing adventures.


Courchevel for Expert Skiers:

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Courchevel boasts a range of exhilarating terrain and off-piste opportunities. Head to the highest peaks in Courchevel 1850 and explore steep couloirs, mogul fields, and challenging black runs like “Grand Couloir” for an adrenaline-pumping experience. For off-piste adventures, hire a guide to explore the powder-filled bowls and hidden routes throughout Les Trois Vallées. Courchevel’s reputation for expert skiing extends beyond its groomed slopes, offering a playground for those who crave steep descents and technical challenges amidst stunning alpine scenery. Whether you’re conquering legendary runs or seeking untouched powder, Courchevel provides an unforgettable experience for expert skiers looking to push their limits.

Local Tips

  1. Lunch at La Soucoupe: Head to La Soucoupe, a charming mountain restaurant located on the slopes of Courchevel 1850, for a delicious lunch with stunning panoramic views.
  2. Sunset Views at Saulire: Take the Saulire cable car in the late afternoon to witness breathtaking sunset views over the surrounding mountains from the Saulire summit.
  3. Ski Touring in Chanrossa: Try ski touring in the Chanrossa area for a rewarding backcountry experience, accessed by lifts from Courchevel Moriond (1650).
  4. Local Apres-Ski Spots: Explore local apres-ski hotspots like Le Bubble Bar in Courchevel 1850 or Le Schuss Bar in Courchevel Moriond for lively atmospheres and après-ski drinks with fellow skiers.
  5. Day trip to Aquamotion indoor leisure centre: an amazing facility that includes rapids and a standing wave to surf- well worth a visit on a bad weather day.


Learn to ski and snowboard in Courchevel

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Ski School Group Lessons and Private Ski and Snowboard Instructors:

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And there you have it! SkiBro’s Resort Guide Courchevel. For ski passes in Couchevel, ski maps and resort updates, head here.

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