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Champoussin Ski Resort Review

Wertu ski expert
May 4, 2024

Champoussin, nestled in the heart of the Portes du Soleil ski area, offers an intimate and family-friendly atmosphere, with its chalet-style architecture and slopes that cater to all levels, all while boasting unparalleled views of the Dents du Midi.

Champoussin overview

Stats

4.3
/5
Rating
1500
m
Resort height
2254
m
Summit

KM of slopes

310
Beginners
210
Intermediates
310
Experts
580
Total

Best for

Fun
Intermediates
Experts
Boarders
Fun
Poor
Fun
Couples
Snowparks

Champoussin for beginners

Beginners rating -
310
Perfect
Champoussin is a great choice for beginners, with a dedicated nursery area and a variety of gentle slopes to practice on. The resort also offers ski schools with experienced instructors to guide new skiers. The lifts are easy to use and the resort is generally less crowded, providing a comfortable and safe environment for beginners to learn and improve.

Champoussin for intermediates

Intermediates rating -
Intermediates
Perfect
Intermediate skiers will find Champoussin to be a great fit with its wide range of blue and red pistes. The resort is known for its well-groomed slopes and reliable snow conditions, making it a perfect choice for those looking to enhance their skills. The thrilling descents from the Aiguille des Champeys and the Pointe de l'Au lifts are particularly popular among intermediates. The resort also offers access to the broader slopes of the Portes du Soleil ski area, providing ample opportunities for varied and challenging skiing experiences.

Champoussin for advanced

Advanced skiers rating -
Experts
Perfect
Champoussin is a paradise for advanced skiers, offering a variety of challenging terrains. The resort is part of the Portes du Soleil ski area, which boasts a number of steep black runs and off-piste opportunities that will test even the most experienced skiers. The infamous 'Mur Suisse' is a must-try for thrill-seekers, while the long, winding red runs from Pointe de l'Au to Les Crosets provide a challenging yet enjoyable ride.

Champoussin for snowboarders

Snowboarders rating -
Boarders
Perfect
Champoussin is a snowboarder's delight with its wide, open slopes that are perfect for carving and cruising. The resort also offers a snowpark with a variety of features for freestylers to test their skills. The off-piste terrain is a major draw for advanced snowboarders, offering challenging steeps and deep powder conditions.

Champoussin for off-pistes

Off-pistes rating -
Fun
Perfect
Champoussin offers a freerider's dream with its vast off-piste terrains and deep snow conditions. The resort is known for its steep, challenging slopes and untouched powder, providing an exhilarating experience for advanced skiers. The Pointe de l'Au, a popular off-piste area, offers a thrilling descent with its steep chutes and deep snow, making it a must-visit for any freerider.

Champoussin for families

Families rating -
Fun
Perfect
Champoussin is a family-friendly resort that offers a range of amenities and activities for all ages. The resort's ski school is renowned for its dedicated children's area, providing a safe and fun environment for young skiers to learn and practice. The resort also offers a variety of family-friendly accommodations, many of which are conveniently located near the ski lifts. Off the slopes, families can enjoy a range of activities such as snowshoeing, dog sledding, and ice skating. The resort's compact size and tranquil atmosphere make it an ideal choice for families seeking a relaxed and intimate ski holiday.

Champoussin apres-ski

Apres-ski rating -
Perfect
Poor
Champoussin offers a more relaxed apr├Ęs-ski atmosphere, perfect for those who prefer a quiet drink after a day on the slopes. The resort is home to a handful of cozy bars where you can unwind, such as Le Poussin and Le Coq. For those seeking a bit more excitement, there's the occasional live music event to enjoy.

Champoussin

food scene

Champoussin food scene

Champoussin is a family-friendly resort that offers a range of amenities and activities for all ages. The resort's ski school is renowned for its dedicated children's area, providing a safe and fun environment for young skiers to learn and practice. The resort also offers a variety of family-friendly accommodations, many of which are conveniently located near the ski lifts. Off the slopes, families can enjoy a range of activities such as snowshoeing, dog sledding, and ice skating. The resort's compact size and tranquil atmosphere make it an ideal choice for families seeking a relaxed and intimate ski holiday.