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Plagne 1800

Ski Resort Review

Wertu ski expert
May 4, 2024
Plagne 1800, a charming traditional alpine village, offers a tranquil retreat for ski enthusiasts, with its extensive network of slopes, stunning tree-lined runs, and a reputation for excellent snow conditions.

Plagne 1800

overview

Stats

4.6
/5
Rating
1800
m
Resort height
3167
m
Summit

KM of slopes

139
Beginners
59
Intermediates
139
Experts
225
Total

Best for

Beginners
Intermediates
Experts
Boarders
Fun
Fun
Fun
Couples
Snowparks

Plagne 1800

for beginners

Beginners rating -
139
Perfect
Plagne 1800 is a fantastic choice for beginners, with a variety of gentle slopes and a dedicated ski school for those new to the sport. The resort features easy-to-use lifts, which are conveniently located near the beginner areas, making it easy for novices to access the slopes. Despite being a popular resort, Plagne 1800 manages to maintain a less crowded atmosphere, providing a comfortable and safe environment for beginners to learn and practice.

Plagne 1800

for intermediates

Intermediates rating -
Intermediates
Perfect
Intermediate skiers will find Plagne 1800 a perfect fit with its wide range of blue and red pistes. The resort is known for its long, sweeping runs, such as those found in the Aime 2000 area, which offer a mix of scenic descents and varied challenges. Additionally, the Biolley and La Grande Rochette areas provide more challenging terrains for those looking to enhance their skiing abilities.

Plagne 1800

for advanced

Advanced skiers rating -
Experts
Perfect
Advanced skiers will find Plagne 1800 a playground of challenges and thrills. The resort is home to the infamous North Face of Bellecôte, a black run that is not for the faint-hearted, offering steep descents and demanding conditions. Additionally, the Emile Allais slalom stadium and the Rochu and Tunnel black runs provide further exhilarating experiences for the seasoned skier.

Plagne 1800

for snowboarders

Snowboarders rating -
Boarders
Perfect
Plagne 1800 is a snowboarder's haven with its vast terrain and diverse snow parks. The resort's snowpark, Belle Plagne, is a freestyle playground with a variety of jumps, rails, and boxes for all levels. The boardercross course at Plagne Centre is another highlight, offering a thrilling ride with banked turns and jumps. The resort's wide, open pistes and off-piste areas also provide ample opportunities for freeriding.

Plagne 1800

off-pistes

Off-pistes rating -
Fun
Perfect
Plagne 1800 is a freerider's dream, boasting a variety of off-piste terrains that cater to all levels of expertise. The Bellecôte Glacier is a particular highlight, offering a vast expanse of untouched powder and challenging descents. Additionally, the North Face of Bellecôte is a must-try for experienced freeriders, providing steep, adrenaline-pumping runs and deep snow conditions.

Plagne 1800

for families

Families rating -
Fun
Perfect
Plagne 1800 is a fantastic choice for families, offering a range of accommodations close to the ski lifts and a variety of family-friendly amenities. The resort features a dedicated beginner's area, making it an ideal place for young or novice skiers to learn and practice. Off the slopes, families can enjoy activities such as dog sledding, snowshoeing, and indoor climbing. The resort also boasts a selection of restaurants and shops, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable stay for the whole family.

Plagne 1800

apres-ski

Apres-ski rating -
Perfect
Fun
Plagne 1800 offers a more relaxed après-ski atmosphere, perfect for those who prefer a calm evening after a day on the slopes. You can unwind at the cosy La Mine Bar, known for its unique mining-themed decor and live music. For a more lively scene, you can head to the nearby La Plagne Centre, where you can find spots like Le Luna Bar and Scotty's Bar, known for their vibrant parties and DJ sets.

Plagne 1800

food scene

Plagne 1800 is a fantastic choice for families, offering a range of accommodations close to the ski lifts and a variety of family-friendly amenities. The resort features a dedicated beginner's area, making it an ideal place for young or novice skiers to learn and practice. Off the slopes, families can enjoy activities such as dog sledding, snowshoeing, and indoor climbing. The resort also boasts a selection of restaurants and shops, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable stay for the whole family.