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Gérardmer Ski Resort Guide

Gérardmer, France

Rated: 2/5 (from 5 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length40km
Highest Lift1,150m
Resort Height1,150m
 Nearest AirportsStrasbourg and Basel
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A modern centre with full resort facilities and tree-lined slopes, Gérardmer boasts the longest slope in the Vosges Region of France (4km) and night skiing until 2200 on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday.


The French ski resort of Gérardmer is at an altitude of 1,150m, with 40km of marked runs.

Gérardmer has direct access to 40km of downhill skiing, with 20 marked pistes, served by a total of 20 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.


Gérardmer offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


Gérardmer offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Gérardmer.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Gérardmer?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Gérardmer.

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Snow Forecast by day for Gérardmer

Ski Area Stats

Gérardmer Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 1km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 6 20km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 5 9km
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 7 10km
Total Length
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Gérardmer Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,150m
Resort Altitude (Gérardmer)1,150m
Lowest Piste750m
Max Vertical400m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Gérardmer
Intermediate Skiers

Gérardmer Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Gérardmer is 4km long and the most difficult run is the 4km in length.

Location and Map

Where is Gérardmer?

This ski resort is in Vosges, Lorraine, France.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Gérardmer is Strasbourg, 92 minutes drive away.

Basel, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Metz, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, Dole–Jura, Zurich and Berne airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 20 ski lifts are able to uplift 18,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 8km of ski runs, with 50 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Gérardmer open?

 Open from : 18 December 2020.

 Closes : 14 March 2021.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Gérardmer, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Gérardmer Tourist Office for the latest.