Splitboarding in Val Thorens

Discover the pristine powder and incredible views from Europe’s highest ski resort!

Situated in Vanoise National Park, Val Thorens offers a diverse array of different splitboarding options. There’s no feeling quite like skinning up one of the various alpine peaks before careening back down on the combined board! Compare and book a certified guide for your trip on Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our selection of Splitboarding trips in Val Thorens. The mountains are calling!
 
 
 
 
 

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There are many reasons for choosing Splitboarding in Val Thorens

There are numerous perks when heading to the highest ski resort in Europe. Chief among them is the incredible views. Enjoy unimpeded vistas of snow-capped mountains, forested mountain slopes and pristine white powder as far as the eye can see.

 

Good to know:

Country Code:

+33

Currency:

Euro

Language:

French

Best time to climb:

January to April

How to get there:

Any trip to Val Thorens likely begins with a flight into Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport (LYS). From here, Val Thorens can be reached by bus or by rental car. The drive is 2.5 hours in a car and a bit longer by bus

What’s the weather like?

During the winter, average daily temperatures in Val Thorens hover around freezing. Temperatures decrease at higher elevations and feel colder with wind chill. The area also receives plenty of snow in the winter, with an average of 100 millimeter of snow falling each month

More info about Splitboarding in Val Thorens:

Sitting high up in the Alps, roughly 50 miles east of Chambery, Val Thorens is the perfect place for a splitboarding adventure. From the massive and high altitude resort, a seemingly endless array of excellent splitboarding opportunities await. Among the most popular options are splitboarding up to Roc du Blanchon (2,747 m), 836 m of vertical gain; Col d’Aussois (2,916 m), 1,005 m of vertical gain; Col du Génépi (2,903 m), 992 m; Col rouge (2,731 m), 820 m of vertical gain; Passage de Rosoire (3,479 m), 1,568 m of vertical gain; and Dôme ou Aiguille de Polset (3326 m or 3501 m), 1415 m or 1590 m. of vertical gain. In Les 3 Vallées, there are also plenty of great options. Among the most popular here is to head up to the top of the Gebroulaz Glacier and enjoy the views before plunging back down into the valley below

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