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Season Dates in Val Thorens

Discover the latest Val Thorens lift opening & closing dates

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The extensive network of Val Thorens lifts are open both summer and winter.

The world's largest ski area, this 600km network of ski runs is the number one destination for snow lovers from across the globe, and it's impressive lift system includes a whopping 183 total lifts to get you around this vast domaine.

Ski Season Dates in Val Thorens 2022/23
Lift Area Opening Closing
Courchevel Area 4th December 2021 22nd April 2022
Meribel Area 4th December 2021 22nd April 2022
Val Thorens Area 20th November 2021 22nd April 2022

Winter Ski Season Dates in Val Thorens

Lovely untouched mellow powder accessed from Courmayeur's Arp lift

When can you ski in Val Thorens?
Weather/snow conditions permitting, you can usually ski in Val Thorens from December-April using the lift system. Naturally, the season can be extended, typically with weekend openings in November or by ski-touring/hiking yourself up!

Season start and end dates may vary slightly as they are dependent on snow conditions. There may be a reduced ski area in operation if snow cover is insufficient or due to early/late season ramp up/down.

Ski Season Dates in Val Thorens 2022/23
Lift Area Opening Closing
Courchevel Area 4th December 2021 22nd April 2022
Meribel Area 4th December 2021 22nd April 2022
Val Thorens Area 20th November 2021 22nd April 2022

The lifts usually open at 09:00, and start to close around 16:20 (the time varies for each lift). From February onward the lifts stay open for a further half hour. You can find the exact closing times for each main lift at the lift stations.

Take a look at this year's Ski Lift Pass Prices, and for the very latest info keep an eye on Live Lift Status and discover Maps to find your way around the pistes. Plus you can read more about the Ski Lift System in Val Thorens and the variety of winter activities you can do on your visit.


Summer Season Dates in Val Thorens

Mountain biking in Courchevel

When are the lifts open in Val Thorens?
During the summer months the lift-system is more restricted than in winter, but still offers fantastic mountain access to hikers, bikers and selfie-takers! 

Summer Season Dates in Val Thorens 2022
Lift Area Opening Closing
Courchevel Area early July 2022 end August 2022
Meribel Area early July 2022 end August 2022
Val Thorens Area early July 2022 end August 2022
St Martin & Les Menuires Area early July 2022 end August 2022

Not all lifts are open every day of the week and times may vary, check locally before setting off...!

 Summer Lift Times in Courchevel
Lift Opening Closing
Verdons 09:30
closed Saturdays
16:40
Saulire 09:30
closed Saturdays
16:30
Le Praz 09:30
closed Saturdays
16:45
La Tania 09:30-12:30
closed Saturdays
13:30-16:45

 Not all lifts are open every day of the week and times may vary, check locally before setting off...!

 Summer Lift Times in Meribel
Lift Opening Closing
Tougnete 1 09:30 16:30
Tougnete 2 09:40 16:30
Pas du Lac 1 & 2 09:30
closed Saturdays
16:30

 Not all lifts are open every day of the week and times may vary, check locally before setting off...!

 Summer Lift Times in Val Thorens
Lift Opening Closing
Cairn-Caron 10:00
closed Weekends
15:10
Caron 10:15
closed Weekends
15:30
Moutière 10:00
closed Weekends
16:

 Not all lifts are open every day of the week and times may vary, check locally before setting off...!

 Summer Lift Times in St Martin & Les Menuires
Lift Opening Closing
Roc 1 09:30-12:45
closed Mondays & Fridays
13:30-16:30
Bruyeres 1 09:30-12:45
closed Thursdays & Weekends
13:30-16:30
St Martin 1 09:30-12:45
closed Mondays & Fridays
13:30-16:30
St Martin Express 09:30-12:45
closed Mondays & Fridays
13:30-16:30
Speed Mountain 10:30-12:45 13:30-19:00

Please note: all dates and times are subject to change due to adverse weather and events. You can keep an eye on live lift status and visit our maps page to find your way around. 

For more information, check out this year's summer lift pass prices, read about the summer lift system in Val Thorens, and the many summer activities you can fill your visit with!