The ski area
With its 265 km of pistes and 5 connected resorts (Morillon, Samoëns, Les Carroz, Sixt
Fer a Cheval and Flaine), the Grand Massif is today considered as one of the
finest and largest ski areas in France.
Because of its geographical position, the Grand Massif benefits from plentiful and regular snow coverage
throughout the season, and the area is renowned for the quality
of its spring snow. It is said that 80% of its slopes face North which helps
the snow to last longer.
The Grand Massif can count a number of outstanding places:
- The Combe de Gers with its 800 m of height loss in virgin snow. The slope is
- The Cascades piste that lays 14 km of blue pistes from the top of Flaine to
Sixt Fer a Cheval.
- The Marvel piste offers to beginners a 5 km route into the heart of a
||Le Grand Massif ski area is the first in the world to be certified Green Globe