With its 160km of slopes, the Galibier Thabor ski area offers many possibilities for winter sports enthusiasts. Ranging from the accessible blue run to more demanding red runs, we have selected 5 runs for you to ski down during your stay in Valmeinier.

Génépi red slope
Alban Pernet – OT Valmeinier


Genepi – Red Run

  • How to get there ? Take the Gros Crey chairlift then go down the blue Myrtilles slope. After two bends, you will arrive at a crossroads where the famous red Génépi slope begins.

  • The advantages of Génépi: A magnificent view of the Maurienne valley, a wide and pleasant piste to ski.

  • Our little tip : Descend to the village, continuing along the Cyclamen and Églantiers red runs.

Valkid play area
Erwan Madec – OT Valmeinier


Valkid – Fun Zone

  • How to get there ? Take the Games chairlift. Once at the top, you have the choice between two blue runs, the Violettes or the Breakfast (the second is slightly less steep). Valkid is at the junction of these two tracks.

  • The advantages of Valkid: The family space par excellence with playful modules, guaranteed fun and a gentle slope.

  • Our little tip : For beginners, train first on the Lauzes and Chardons green slopes before coming to have fun at Valkid.
Arméra blue slope
Séverine Noraz-Bas – OT Valmeinier


Armera – Blue Run

  • How to get there ? Head towards Crey du Quart by taking the Grandes Drozes chairlift then that of Moneul or the Plan Palais ski lift. Take the blue Goulet slope before arriving at an intersection where you can turn off towards the blue Arméra slope.

  • The + of the Armera : A long track slaloming between the fir trees, very popular with resort regulars.

  • Our little tip : Do this trail after a recent snowfall, the scenery becomes idyllic!
Moraine red slope
Erwan Madec – OT Valmeinier


Moraine – Red Run

  • How to get there ? Take the Sandonière chairlift. Once at the summit, only two red slopes are available to you: Moraine and Carline.

  • The advantages of the Moraine: A sumptuous panorama from the highest point of the area (2750m altitude). In addition, it is also a track that has a series of turns and long descents, ideal for speed enthusiasts!

  • Our little tip : Do this trail at the end of the day with the first light of the sunset appearing in the distance.
Blue slope Combe Orsière
Erwan Madec – OT Valmeinier


Combe Orsière – Blue Run

  • How to get there ? Reach the summit of Crey du Quart then follow the direction of the Grand Plateau ski lift (be careful, difficult ski lift). When you reach the top of the Grand Plateau, you have arrived at your destination.

  • The advantages of Combe Orsière: A long track with a superb view over the bottom of the valley, a Natura 2000 site, as well as over the resort of Valmeinier.

  • Our little tip : Hit this trail in the morning to enjoy the rays of the sun. Besides, have fun locating your residence when you start to see the station during the descent.

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