Tourist Office’s of most popular vacation spots in France, Courchevel, notes the growing interest of tourists to the “natural” sports – cross country skiing and snowshoeing. In turn, the resort, in addition to the 65-kilometer ski loops and nine different levels of complexity, has an excellent ski area for ski biathlon.
The most difficult ski routes – two loops that connect Courchevel with Meribel Mottaret resort (17 miles, vertical drop 150 meters) and the village of La Tania (15 miles, vertical drop 500 feet). The remaining seven loops are considered mild or moderate – their length varies from 1.5 to 8.5 kilometers. Those who want to learn cross-country skiing at a high level can take lessons in Courchevel with a professional trainer.
Courchevel ski area is located in the western part of Trois Vallee. The glory of the resort created a unique nature, great trails, excellent quality hotels and restaurants. There are more than 150 kilometers of trails (22% “green” 37% “blue” 32% “red” and 9% “black”), which are served by 62 ski lifts, a large number of extreme slopes in the Col du Pas du Lac (2700 meters), a magnificent track “Jean Blanc” with a height difference of 1,000 meters and a length of 1.5 kilometers.