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Puy Saint Vincent

Puy Saint Vincent Ski Resort Guide

Puy Saint Vincent, France

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length60km
Highest Lift2,750m
Resort Height1,400m
 Nearest AirportsTurin Caselle and Chambery
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Puy Saint Vincent

The French ski resort of Puy Saint Vincent is in the French Alps at an altitude of 1,400m, with 60km of marked runs.

Summary

Puy Saint Vincent is part of the Grande Galaxie ski area with access to 531km of downhill skiing, with 264 marked pistes, served by a total of 150 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Puy Saint Vincent itself (60km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Grande Galaxie ski resorts of Les Deux Alpes and Serre Chevalier.

With ski lifts as high as 2,750m, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Skiing

Puy Saint Vincent offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Snowboarding

Puy Saint Vincent offers some good boarding and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Puy Saint Vincent.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Carmen'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Puy Saint Vincent?

The next notable snow forecast is 1cm, expected on 1 December, with around 5cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Puy Saint Vincent Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
12
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
14
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 6 
Downhill
Total Length
60km
Cross Country
Total Length
30km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
16

Grande Galaxie Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
31
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
75
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
94
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
64
Downhill
Total Length
531km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
150

Altitudes

Puy Saint Vincent Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,750m
Lowest Piste1,400m
Resort Altitude (Puy Saint Vincent)1,400m
Max Vertical1,350m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Puy Saint Vincent
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Ski Hire in Puy Saint Vincent

Ski Hire Shops in Puy Saint Vincent.

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Ski Lessons in Puy Saint Vincent

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To choose a Ski School, and book Group Ski Lessons or a Private Instructor, see Puy Saint Vincent Ski Schools and Puy Saint Vincent Ski Instructors.

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Location and Map

Where is Puy Saint Vincent?

This ski resort is in the French Alps in Grande Galaxie, Hautes-Alpes.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Puy Saint Vincent is Turin Caselle, 127 minutes drive away.

Chambery, Grenoble, Turin Cuneo, Annecy and Marseille Provence airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 16 ski lifts are able to uplift 13,150 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 15km of ski runs, with 64 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Puy Saint Vincent open?

 Opened : November 27, 2021.

 Closes : April 18, 2022.

Usual opening is mid December, and usual closing is Mid 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 Puy Saint Vincent, 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.

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