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Sixt Fer à Cheval

Sixt Fer à Cheval Ski Resort Guide

Sixt Fer à Cheval, France

Rated: 2/5 (from 3 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates and Snowboarders.
Highest Lift2,200m
Resort Height850m
 Nearest AirportsGeneva and Annecy
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Sixt Fer à Cheval

The French ski resort of Sixt Fer à Cheval is in the French Alps at an altitude of 850m.


Sixt Fer à Cheval is part of the Grand Massif ski area with access to 265km of downhill skiing, with 351 marked pistes, served by a total of 78 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Sixt Fer à Cheval itself (8 pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Grand Massif ski resorts of Flaine, Les Carroz, Morillon and Samoëns.

With ski lifts as high as 2,200m, snow cover is generally reliable.


Sixt Fer à Cheval offers good sking, particularly, for Expert skiers.


Sixt Fer à Cheval offers some good boarding.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Sixt Fer à Cheval is 14km long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Sixt Fer à Cheval?

The next notable snow forecast is 1cm, expected on 21 October, with around 3cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Sixt Fer à Cheval Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Grand Massif Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Sixt Fer à Cheval Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,200m
Resort Altitude (Sixt Fer à Cheval)850m
Lowest Piste765m
Max Vertical1,435m

Ratings & Suitability

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Location and Map

Where is Sixt Fer à Cheval?

This ski resort is in the French Alps in Grand Massif, Haute-Savoie.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Sixt Fer à Cheval is Geneva, 60 minutes drive away.

Annecy, Chambery, Sion, Grenoble, Lyon Bron, Lyon St-Exupéry, Berne, Turin Caselle and Dole–Jura airports are all within three hours drive.

Annecy and Geneva are just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The six ski lifts are able to uplift 5,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 2km of ski runs, with 2 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Sixt Fer à Cheval open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.


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 Sixt Fer à Cheval, 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 Sixt Fer à Cheval Tourist Office for the latest.

Sixt Fer à Cheval