Signposted ski touring routes in Méribel


1. Through the majestic forest: Méribel Village - Pic Bleu

Starting from the Méribel Village snow front, this safe 5.5km itinerary with a 600m vertical drop is the perfect mix of breathtaking panoramas and passages through the majestic Altiport forest.

It is divided into three sections to suit all levels of skier.

The first section

Takes you from Méribel Village to the Altiport, on an easy route covering 3 km and 300 m of ascent. The descent to Méribel Village follows the blue Lapin piste, making the end of the course accessible to all.

The intermediate section

runs from the Altiport to TSD Loze, ideal for beginners with 1km and 100m of ascent. The descent is gentle on the green piste at Le Blanchot, providing a safe transition.

The upper section

Linking the TSD Loze to the Chalet détente Pic Bleu, offers 1.5 km and 200 m of ascent. The descent is via the blue Pic Bleu piste, offering skiers a final challenge before returning to the comfort of the chalet.

The ascents take place on a special itinerary, shared in places with pedestrians, while the descents allow you to take full advantage of the ski area in an unspoilt setting. This ski touring experience promises moments of escape and pleasure in harmony with nature.

2. The beginners' course: Le Roc at Méribel-Mottaret

Learn and explore the pleasures of ski touring along a signposted route suitable for beginners. Bonus: at the finish, a lakeside hut awaits you, freely accessible to extend the adventure.

Over a distance of 2 km and with a positive difference in altitude of 370 metres, this itinerary offers you the ideal opportunity to learn how to use sealskins!

Start your journey from the Chalets gondola at Le Hameau in Méribel-Mottaret, heading for the Chalet du Lac. Once at the top, take a well-earned break in the giant hammock and admire the scenery before heading back down the slopes.

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Ski touring itineraries in Les 3 Vallées

Explore bigger! Discover the ski touring itineraries from Courchevel to Val Thorens via Méribel...

Opt for peace of mind and safety, and let mountain professionals accompany you on your "off the beaten track" outings. The instructors and guides at Les 3 Vallées will be your trusted partners on these expeditions.

Heading south in Val Thorens! : Quartier des Balcons - Chardons red runway

Starting from the Les Balcons Platinium residence, set off for a climb at your own pace! There are two sections to choose from, so are you more into discovery or challenge?

The Petite Sud route

Get off to a cool start with a 1.8-kilometre ascent and 65 metres of ascent. Ideal for a gentle introduction...

The Grande Sud route

For the more adventurous, follow the Grande Sud route: 2.03km long with 343m of ascent. The finish is at the picnic area on the edge of the Chardons red trail at an altitude of 2738 metres.

Go further up to St-Martin-de-Belleville: Notre-Dame-de-la-Ville car park - Pas de Cherferie

Embark on a ski-touring adventure along a 4.9 km route, with a positive vertical drop of 750 metres, taking you from the Notre-Dame-de-la-Vie car park to the summit of the Saint-Martin-de-Belleville ski area, the Pas de Cherferie. The climb takes around 2 and a half hours.

You start from the Notre-Dame-de-la-Vie car park, where you will take to the slopes. You'll follow the signposted itinerary, specially laid out in unspoilt surroundings off the beaten track.

When you reach the top, the Pas de Cherferie offers spectacular views over the Saint-Martin-de-Belleville ski area.

On the way back down, take the Jerusalem slope for a pleasant descent accessible to all abilities.

Courchevel getaway: Géné'piste by Snowleader and La Plume

Take on the Courchevel valley by ski touring on a signposted itinerary 2.8km long and 528m ascent. The route starts next to the Granges ski lift and takes you to the top of the Signal chairlift in Courchevel.

Géné'piste by Snowleader takes you through the splendid forests of Moriond. The slope is steep but gentle, making the ascent accessible to all levels of skier!

Still in Courchevel, challenge yourself by following the Plume KV route. It's a rather demanding climb, but it's set in a privileged environment surrounded by forest! From the Plantrey chairlift, set off for a 2.5km climb with a 500m positive gradient to the summit of the Col de la Loze.

For the more experienced skiers, follow the Millet Ski Touring itinerary and the Plume KV for a complete and unforgettable ski tour. A total of 5km of ascent and 1000m of vertical drop through sublime landscapes of forests and alpine pastures.

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Try the sledding adventure!

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Our Nordic area

In the heart of the majestic Altiport forest lies a veritable paradise for Nordic skiers: the Méribel Nordic ski area, with 25 km of pistes set amidst the wilderness...

Winter entertainment

Whether you're young or old, our fun slopes offer unforgettable experiences, ideal for sharing with family and friends, these extraordinary moments will create unforgettable memories.