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  Méribel

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beginners
***
many gentle slopes and relaxing runs through pine trees. try those by the Rond Point des Pistes and the Altiport. lacks dedicated nursery slopes.
intermediates
*****
two thirds of the entire ski area are designated as medium standard. vast number of red runs. the Pic Noir runs from the Col de la Loze descending through the trees. try the 5km red run down the Cpmbe de Vallon. ski the Tougnète side of the valley in the morning, then catch the afternoon rays on La Saulire. try the red Mouflon from Mont de La Challe.
advanced 
****
many off-piste challenges, powder snow, glacier skiing and steep descents through trees. try the moguls on the black run Les Bosses, or the off-piste face of Mt. Vallon. also give the fast Women's Olympic Downhill run a try.
snowboarding
****
a dedicated snowboard park with jumps and tabletops, wide open runs and great off-piste. freeriders have a pipe and fun park at Plattieres. Carvers can carve on runs like Campagnol at Vallon.
 3 cable cars | 35 gondolas | 61 chairlifts  | 54 drag lifts | 

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number of lifts

153
uphill capacity per hour
71,410
direction of slopes
SE, NW, E
summary good average poor
nursery slopes m    
off-piste / ski touring m    
cross country   m  
snowboarding m    
tree level skiing   m  
summer skiing      
children's facilities m    
snow making facilities m    

 

total length of pistes

150km (600km in Trois Vallées)

piste type and number

easy

  101
intermediate   146
difficult   28

longest run

5km  Combe de Vallon

number of snow cannons

451

mountain restaurants

43
cross country trails
25km (124km in Trois Vallées) 
glacier?
yes
number of ski instructors
310 
usual hours of instruction
beginners and low intermediates; 0915-1115 5days mon-fri 1115-1315 6days sun-fri

upper intermediates and advanced; 1400-1700 4days mon-thu

photo required for lift pass?
yes

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