How much snow does Courchevel get?

How much snow does Courchevel get?

Courchevel experiences extreme seasonal variation in monthly snowfall. The snowy period of the year lasts for 7.5 months, from October 2 to May 19, with a sliding 31-day snowfall of at least 1.0 inches. The month with the most snow in Courchevel is December, with an average snowfall of 21.0 inches.

Is there snow in Courchevel in april?

April in Courchevel Historic weather in April has produced average snow depth of 164cm at the top and 92cm at the bottom of the ski area.

Can you ski in Courchevel in December?

It may be the last month of the year, but in Courchevel, December is when the ski lifts are preparing to open and the Christmas holidays are on the horizon. There are a plethora of events coming up, from parades to special Christmas menus and New Year’s blowouts.

Is Courchevel snow sure?

Courchevel is a world class resort for many reasons, one of which is how snow sure it is all season compared to other resorts. The quality of the snow is an important thing to look for when looking to book your ski trips.

How do I get to Courchevel?

Top 4 ways to get to Courchevel

  1. Flying to Geneva + Airport transfer. In our experience, the best way to get to Courchevel is to fly to Geneva and then get an airport transfer.
  2. Train to Moûtiers.
  3. Driving.
  4. Coach or long-distance bus.

Is Courchevel open in summer?

The great advantage Courchevel has in the summer is its lift system. The main gondolas operate throughout the Summer holidays, so you can easily get to the top of the mountain resort. The resort opens at the beginning of July, and remains open until towards the end of August.

Which resort gets the most snow?

Largest Snowfall Averages in the USA:

  • #1 – Mt. Baker, WA = 655” (1,140” in 1999)
  • #2 – Alyeska, AK = 650” (978” in 2012)
  • #3 – Alta, UT = 563″
  • #4 – Timberline Lodge, OR = 551”
  • #5 – Sugar Bowl, CA = 500″
  • #5 – Kirkwood, CA = 500″
  • #5 – Snowbird, UT = 500” (record of 743” in 2011)
  • #5 – Solitude, UT = 500”

Is Courchevel good for beginners?

Yes the good news is that Courchevel is great for beginners. If it’s your first time skiing, before anything else you need to know if there is going to be enough snow. 80% of the Courchevel ski area situated 1800m or higher above sea level – high, even by ski resort standards and assuring you of good snow conditions.


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