France Ski Resort Guide for Risoul

Risoul Ski Resort Guide

About the Resort

Risoul is a purpose built resort which is one of the more attractive '70's designed ski destinaltions. It is popular with families set amongst the trees. It has lovely views over the Ecrins National Park. Although the resort is not known for its amenities, it is known for it's friendly natives. Most people choose to stay in self catering apartments.

About the Mountains near Risoul

It has one of the biggest domains in the southern French Alps. It's slopes are mostly north facing and spread over several minor peaks. The slopes are ideal for beginners and early intermediates with not too much to keep the expert interested. It has some good nursery slopes with a free lift.

Apr├Ęs Ski at Risoul

Most peoplThe apres ski is quite limited and has a few quiet bars. It offers a good choice of eateries including French food and pizzas.

Risoul Resort Ratings Guide

Snowfall RatingSnow Reliability3 Stars
Ski Lifts Number of Lifts 57
Resort HeightResort Height 1850 m
6070 ft
Run Length Slopes / Runs 1660-2750 m
5450-9020 ft
QueuesQueues 4 Stars
Green Ski% of Green Pistes in resort 16%
Blue Ski% of Blue Pistes in resort 38%
Red Ski% of Red Pistes in resort 36%
Black Ski% of Black Pistes in resort 10%

Local Tourist Office Information

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Telephone: 0492 460 260