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Le Corbier

Le Corbier Ski Resort Guide

Le Corbier, France

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length90km
Highest Lift2,620m
Resort Height1,550m
 Nearest AirportsAnnecy and Turin Caselle
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Le Corbier

Rectangular shaped purpose-built resort in the huge and uncrowded Les Sybelles Ski Area. Long popular with the French, much of the skiing is above the tree line. The resort has been designed for maximum convenience and with everything to hand. Traffic free, Le Corbier has a shopping arcade and childrens' facilities.

Summary

The French ski resort of Le Corbier is in the French Alps at an altitude of 1,550m, with 90km of marked runs.

Le Corbier is part of the Les Sybelles ski area with access to 240km of downhill skiing, with 136 marked pistes, served by a total of 67 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Le Corbier itself (90km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Les Sybelles ski resorts of Albiez Montrond, La Toussuire, Les Bottières, St Colomban des Villards, St Jean d'Arves and St Sorlin d'Arves.

The ski resort itself is at 1,550m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,620m, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Skiing

Le Corbier offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Snowboarding

Le Corbier offers some good boarding and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Le Corbier.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Le Corbier?

The next notable snow forecast is 4cm, expected on 7 November.

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Ski Area Stats

Le Corbier Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 4 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 7 
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
11
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
12
Downhill
Total Length
90km
Cross Country
Total Length
28km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
21

Les Sybelles Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
11
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
36
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
58
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
31
Downhill
Total Length
240km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
67

Altitudes

Le Corbier Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,620m
Lowest Piste1,550m
Resort Altitude (Le Corbier)1,550m
Max Vertical1,050m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Le Corbier
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Le Corbier Overview

Rectangular shaped purpose-built resort in the huge and uncrowded Grand Large Ski Area. Long popular with the French, much of the skiing is above the tree line. The resort has ben designed for maximum convenience and with everything to hand. Traffic free, Le Corbier has a shopping arcade and childrens' facilities.

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Le Corbier is 4km long and the most difficult run is the 'Casse - Pipe'.

Location and Map

Where is Le Corbier?

This ski resort is in the French Alps in Les Sybelles, Savoie.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Le Corbier is Annecy, 72 minutes drive away.

Turin Caselle, Saint-Étienne, Turin Cuneo, Sion and Milan Malpensa airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 21 ski lifts are able to uplift 28,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 10km of ski runs, with 170 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Le Corbier open?

 Open from : December 19, 2020.

 Closes : April 15, 2021.

Usual opening is late December, and usual closing is Late April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Le Corbier, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Le Corbier Tourist Office for the latest.

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