Imagine the picture postcard setting of an alpine village snug in its valley in the mountains covered in a blanket of snow. Look no further, you’re in La Clusaz, the magical international ski resort that manages to perfectly balance both “resort” and “community”.
Once you come here, you’ll never want to go anywhere else. The resort will surprise you with the warmth of its welcome, the diversity of its slopes and the variety of activities on offer. The diversity of La Clusaz sets it apart from other other resorts. It combines; relaxation, adrenalin, gourmandise and action and with the advantage of a location less than 3 hours from the big European capitals and close to Annecy and Geneva.
Spectacular and scenic La Clusaz really is one of a kind with activities for everyone from hardened skiers, to nature lovers, to health and fitness enthusiasts. Take to the Great Outdoors this winter and don’t let anything stop you taking a breath of fresh alpine air and enjoying the Winter Experience in La Clusaz.
It is the most easily accessed resort in the Alps. An instant getaway, only 30 mins from Annecy, 50 mins from Geneva
airport and 150km from Lyon.
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La Clusaz laid back and sporty
La Clusaz is a laid back, yet lively resort at the foot of the Aravis mountain range, with the friendly welcome we all expect from a family resort. It maintains its character as a charming mountain village while having the bustle of an International alpine resort. It perfectly combines relaxation and liveliness at the heart of a preserved alpine environment.
With a multitude of possibilities. La Clusaz is an ideal destination for all, with a large variety of slopes enough to please beginners and experts alike. With a top altitude of 2600m over the 5 interlinked massifs of Beauregard, Manigod, l’Etale, l’Aiguille and Balme, the resort has earned its place at the top for all disciplines of snowsports. The 84 slopes with a total of 132km of runs are linked by highly efficient ski lifts. For more enjoyment, a shuttle bus service also links La Clusaz to Le Grand Bornand resort, with a Massif des Aravis ski pass, you can access 220kms of slopes.
Let it snow…
White gold is not a rarity in La Clusaz, with possible snow falls from the end of November to the beginning of May there is on average a culmination of 4m of snow per year. The snow is of a guaranteed high quality thanks to the proximity to the great lakes of Annecy, Lake Geneva and Lake du Bourget and the resort’s location in the north of the Alps, all helped along by the 190 snow makers. Make the first trails down the slopes at 9am over the beautifully prepared slopes with endless gullies, bowls, jumps and hits to explore.
A tradition of champions
The resort has produced some great champions since the 1960s, Indeed, it is the resort that can boast the most awards, with 9 world champions. This doesn’t include the freestylers who have great success in the X-Games, the freeriders and the young talents who are monopolizing the national podiums. They are unanimous in their support for the quality of the ski area which allowed them to train to become and stay the best in their discipline.
Skiing with a difference
The position of La Clusaz lends itself to plenty of off-piste possibilities and it is well known for its magnificent coombs. It’s a promised land for ski mountaineers and backcountry skiers as they congregate here with their « fat skis », airbag rucksacks and their Arva®, where they can access virgin snow on a long descent after only 20mins on foot..
Adrenalin packed experiences
As soon as the sun rises over the Alps, the back country skiers are up and already on their way up to the snowy summits of the Aravis range…
Over the years, La Clusaz has become an epicenter for off-piste skiing with its untamed and remarkable mountains. Not surprising then that it is the hotbed for Freeriding champions such as Sébastien Michaud, and the host of a qualification round in the Freeride World Tour!
Nothing can compare to the ultimate adrenalin rush and feeling of freedom you will get from an action packed day in the Aravis.