Le Corbier is a high family resort located in the Maurinne Valley within the heart of the French Alps, and is one of the 6 ski resorts that make up the massive Les Sybelles Ski Area, boasting an impressive 310km of slopes. This ski resort has approximately 11,000 beds and has a great reputation for its old-fashioned hospitality and the warmth of its locals. Le Corbier is famed for its safe and practical family ski holidays, and has long been a hidden secret within the Alps. In 2006 it was given the highly respected “Famille Plus Montagne” status, which means the resort has the family holiday concept at its core. Please call our experts to see if we can find you the perfect ski holiday to Le Corbier.
Ski Holidays in Le Corbier not only boasts a short transfer from Grenoble, but Le Corbier is also within one of the largest ski areas in France, Les Sybelles. Other resorts within the Les Sybelles ski areas include: Saint Sorlin d’Arves, Saint Jean d’Arves, La Toussuire, Les Bottieres and St Colomban des Villards. The Le Corbier village is located at 1,500m, and offer skiing up to a high 2,650m at les Perons, so snow is ensured throughout the season.
When this resort was built it was designed in mind for its main purpose “skiing”. Most of the properties are ski in ski out or very close to the slopes. The resort is completely pedestrianized, so no cars allowed. Although there are no cars in the centre, there is plenty of free car parking at the rear of the resort. There are also some great facilities within the resort, and a long shopping arcade that extends nearly the whole length of the village.
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Le Corbier is one of the 6 resorts that make up the 4th largest ski area in France, Les Sybelles. With 310km of pistes and much ski in ski out accommodation, this resort should be high on your list of where to go nest season.
For beginners and early intermediates, Le Corbier has excellent learner slopes, with plenty of easy blues. The La Toussuire area is slightly more challenging, with 50km of great skiing within an enormous bowl.
Intermediate skiers are spoilt for choice with a wide range of enjoyable runs, set against some spectacular scenery.
As one of the largest ski areas in France it is possible for expert skiers to rack up the miles in this resort, with new lifts being added regularly.
There are 2 snowparks in the Sybelles ski area;
(1) The main park is located in the Ouillon area at the bottom of the draglifts du Torrêt and is easily accessible to beginners and experts alike. However to reach this snowpark you will need a Saint Sorlin d’Arves or Sybelles pass. This snowpark has a boardercross and a freestyle zone that includes:
• 8 blue lines : 5 boxes, 1 table, 1 table top and a hip
• 6 red lines : 1 table top, 2 tables, 1 hip, 1 wall et 1 pyramid
• 6 black lines : 1 table top, 1 box, 1 hip, 1 table, 1 big air et 1 box “S”
(2) Le Corbier also has a “mini-park” at the bottom of the La Combe slope.
There are a good selection of local restaurants and bars on offer.
Dog sledding - Outdoor-heated pool - Snowshoeing - Skidoo trekking - Paragliding - Wellness centre - Cinema - Sledge races - Big air demonstrations