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Top 5 Ski Resorts For Beginners!

Are you going skiing with beginners and finding it difficult to pick the perfect resort? Then look no further! We understand that choosing the perfect ski resort for beginners can be a daunting task, especially when faced with so many options. With this in mind, we have listed some of the best ski resorts for beginners right here…

  1. Belle Plagne, France
  • There are 139km of easy/beginner slopes, which accounts for 62% of the slopes
  • Beginner areas throughout the entire resort
  • Easy and manageable slopes
  • Wide slopes
  • Beginner’s area
  • Special slopes for slower skiers/beginners
  • Multiple practise lifts for beginners
  1. La Rosiere, France
  • Wide, open slopes throughout the resort
  • Multiple nursery slopes in La Rosiere 1850
  • Green runs are located close to both the main village annd the hamlet of Les Eucherts
  • Quick and easy access to green/blue pistes from accommodation
  • Multiple and easily accessible blue runs for the progressing beginner
  • Several pistes designed for kids (The Saint Bernard’s run) with bells, bumps and tunnels that children love.

You could enjoy La Rosiere for yourself

  1. Alpe d’Huez, France
  • A fantastic snow bowl with easy, wide open green runs
  • 70km of easy, beginner’s slopes
  • Multiple base lifts connecting easy slopes for first-time skiers
  • Slow ski zones for slower skiers on gentle sloping runs
  • Beginner’s area
  • Easy valley runs
  • Multiple practise lifts for beginners
  • Once you have the basics down, you can take the Marmottes chairlift to enjoy some calm blue runs

Alpe d’Huez is the place for you! 

  1. Obergurgl, Austria
  • High altitude, meaning good quality snow for beginners to hone skills
  • Almost entire resort can be explored via easy slopes
  • Wide, treeless slopes are perfect for practising turns and gaining confidence
  • More challenging slopes higher up the mountain for those who progress and fancy a challenge
  • Two beginner’s areas – one in the village near the Rosskar chairlift and the other at the bottom of the village by the Festkogel chairlift
  • Take the Top Express Gondola over to Hochgurgl for more blue runs
  • Beginners can practise their first snow plough curves at the Krumpwasser, Wiesen and Mahdstuhl lifts

Experience Obergurgl for yourself

  1. Peisey-Les Arcs, France
  • There are 104km of easy slopes, which makes up 52% of the slopes in Peisey
  • Wide, manageable slopes – perfect for practising snow plough curves
  • Special slow slopes for slower skiers/beginners
  • Multiple practise lifts – near the base and directly at the feeder lift in the ski resort
  • Easy valley run
  • Easy and quick access to the resort from the slopes and vice versa

Like the sound of Peisey?