La Clusaz ski resort has long been a favourite ski holiday retreat for skiers from Annecy and Geneva. Situated in the Aravis mountain range, La Clusaz a little gem of a ski resort and not as well-known among British skiers as some of it's neighbours such as Avoriaz, Morzine and Chamonix. It’s a compact Alpine town with a respectable 132 kilometres of pistes, offering a small-village charm that feels more like an Austrian or Swiss ski resort. When it comes to the village, La Clusaz's big pull is its traditional atmosphere. The village itself is at 1100 metres altitude, but the peaks clustered around it reach above 2600 metres, with lifts up to 2470 metres.
La Clusaz ski resort is easy to reach – only 50 km (about 1 hour’s drive) from Geneva. It's good for beginner and intermediate skiing and also has an excellent snow record. More experienced skiers will be happy with the variety within La Clusaz. The best route is to first work your way out to the Col de Balme area, overshadowed by the spiky Pointe des Verres (2616 metres). It’s a great space with leisurely slopes, several lifts and an easy cable-car link to the Massif de l’Aguille, from which you can ski to the resort’s other peaks and runs.
La Clusaz has something for everyone and a focus on families that many bigger ski resorts seem to forego. The toddlers in your group will be delighted with the tobogganing areas at Les Confins and especially at the Champ Giguet, which is right in the middle of the village.
Overall, La Clusaz is a very well-rounded ski resort, with a combination of great terrain, good snow record and excellent skiing.
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