Le Grand Bornand

Chinaillon village, Le Grand Bornand Le Grand Bornand is a ski resort in the Haute-Savoie region of the French Alps. It is situated in the heart of the Aravis mountain range, between Lake Annecy, Mont-Blanc and Switzerland. Grand Bornand Village at 1000 metres in altitude is a charming authentic mountain village. The downhill ski slopes start in Grand Bornand village and extend to Chinaillon village, six kilometres above, on the road to the Col de la Colombière. The ski area is that of a leading resort, with a range of slopes that suit all types of skier, beginners to advanced. The resort has one of the best snow parks in the French Alps and also an excellent cross country ski area, with approximately 60 kilometres of runs. Non-skiers can choose from a range of sporting and cultural activities, or could try something more unusual such as a hot air balloon flight over the resort.

Downhill skiing

  • Maximum altitude: 2100 m
  • Minimum altitude: 1000 m
  • Number of ski lifts: 29 (gondola lifts: 2, chairlifts: 13, drag lifts: 14)
  • Number of ski runs: 47 (black: 5, red: 13, blue: 14, green: 15)
  • Total distance: 90 km
  • Dedicated activity areas: 1 (snow park)
  • Piste map

Cross-country skiing

  • Number of runs: 10 (black: 3, red: 2, blue: 2, green: 3)
  • Total distance: 60 km
  • Piste map

Snow conditions

Last updated: Thursday, 23 March 2023 at 07:45

Downhill ski area

  • Snow conditions: Skiing on 50% to 60% of the area
  • Snow depth on lower slopes: 0cm
  • Snow depth on upper slopes: 90cm
  • Avalanche risk: Level 1-2: low risk to limited risk
  • Return by ski: Partial: at least one area of the resort is passable
  • Black runs open: 2 / 5
  • Red runs open: 7 / 13
  • Blue runs open: 6 / 14
  • Green runs open: 11 / 15
  • Runs open : 26 / 47
  • Lifts open: 14 / 29


Last updated: Thursday, 23 March 2023 at 07:45

  • Temperature at summit: 2°C
  • Temperature at base: 4°C
Sunny spell and covered

Dates for 2022-23 winter season

  • Opening: Saturday 10 December 2022
  • Closing: Friday 14 April 2023

Distance by car

  • Annecy to Le Grand Bornand: 32 kilometres (20 miles). Estimated time: 38 minutes
  • Chambéry to Le Grand Bornand: 84 kilometres (52 miles). Estimated time: 1 hour 7 minutes
  • Lyon to Le Grand Bornand: 178 kilometres (111 miles). Estimated time: 1 hour 55 minutes

Reduced price ski passes for Le Grand Bornand

Official website of the resort

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