Combloux is definitely one of the most family-friendly ski areas in the Pays du Mont-Blanc, and skiing here will reward you with some of the most beautiful views of Mont Blanc and the mountains of Les Aravis and Les Fiz!
Ski Pass Options
You have different ski pass options to suit your family’s needs at Combloux:
- Les Portes du Mont-Blanc – 100km of pistes link up Combloux, Megève, Le Jaillet and La Giettaz and allow access to Cordon (10km of pistes aimed at younger/less experienced skiers). There are also 3 snowboard and boardercross areas;
- Domaine Evasion Mont-Blanc – 445km of pistes, allowing access to Combloux, Megève, St Gervais and Les Contamines;
- Forfait Journée Débutant – we have really appreciated this 12€ pass. With a three year old who has just started to find his skiing mojo, we can’t plan long family ski days, so simple options suit us well. This pass allows unlimited access to the drag-lifts of Les Brons, Les Garettes and Mowgli and one ride on the Beauregard chair-lift (with this, you can head up for a nice lunch on the pistes and a family ski back to the car – perfect!).
Beginner, Nursery & Family skiing
This ski season 2017/2018, there is also a trampoline élastique at La Cry, next to the Piou Piou (price: 5€ per session / tel: 06 50 29 74 50).
There are also garderie (child care) services at Les Loupiots at Le Cry available during the main ski season.
There are plenty of intermediate and more advanced slopes for the more experienced members of the family.
ESF Cordon/Ski Lessons
The ESF Combloux ski classes are either group or individually-tailored classes. See the ESF Combloux website for more details.
There are designated sledging areas available at Le Cuchet and Le Cry.
There are several snow-shoe trails leaving from the Le Cuchet car park, as well as other trails in Combloux. See combloux.com for more details or pick up a snow-shoe leaflet from the tourist office. This is a great option for non-skiers in your group, and you could even meet up at one of the restaurants on the pistes.
There are some great places to eat at Combloux ski station, either on the pistes or at Le Cuchet/Le Cry – for example Le Cœur d’Or, located at the top of the Beauregard chairlift, Au Petit Cuchet (next to the Cuchet car park) or O’PB, near the ESF building. There is also an Hors Sacs (indoor picnic room) near Le Cry ticket office for those days when picnics are rained/snowed off!
There are three FREE car parks with access to the Domaine Skiable de Combloux: Les Brons, Le Cry and Le Cuchet (higher up). Arrive early to be assured a spot as these car parks fill up quickly during the holiday season/busy sunny days!
There is also a free shuttle bus leaving from the Tourist Office in Combloux.
Tel: +33 4 50 58 65 20
Website: see the Combloux Tourist Office website for more details.