There is an extensive lift system, which provides quick and easy access to a vast array of piste. Within a few minutes you can be heading up to Val Thorens and within half an hour you can be in the next of the Trois Vallées, skiing down towards Méribel.
With around 160km of piste in the Belleville there is plenty on offer close to home. There are good facilities for beginners and plenty of blue terrain for early intermediates. The local red trails usually enjoy good snow, with areas such as Pointe de La Masse being of particular interest, and with another two valleys to play in intermediates will never get bored. Experts will find lots of piste to enjoy too, such as the awesome Combe de Caron and with a guide can find some of the most spectacular off-piste in Europe.
The area offers a fantastic playground for both beginners and experts alike. For those who like air beneath their boards, Les Menuires has its own terrain park and half-pipe areas, and Val Thorens has the same, along with a boardercross course. On piste the options are almost endless and with a guide you can explore powder fields of awesome proportions.
Every type of lesson, for every level of ski and snowboarder is available in the Trois Vallées, so whether you are new to the sport or are just looking to refine your technique the resorts ski schools can cater for your needs. Les Menuires has some great facilities for beginners and caters well for youngsters, with a nursery and several clubs for different age groups.
Last Updated: Jan 2010