News for the 2019/2020 season
A new 10 seater gondola lift
Following a redesigned route, a new 10 seater gondola lift will connect Courchevel Le Praz to the center of Courchevel 1850 in under 6 minutes. The departure station will be housed in a new Alpinium multiservice building; the arrival station will be just underneath Courchevel 1850’s Croisette.
The latter’s entire snow front has been redesigned to provide easier and more practical links for pedestrians, the top of the toboggan run has been reorganized and the Tovets chair lift has been moved to a slightly new position.
A new 4-seater chair lift
Better connections to the ski area: a new 4 seater Grandes Combes chair lift linking the new 4-star hôtel L’Ecrin Blanc. A new 1-kilometer blue run will serve the site.
Freeride Les Creux Noirs, The powder snow spot
Welcome to Freeride LAB, Courchevel’s powder snow laboratory, the perfect place to become an unparalleled all-terrain skier. This demanding high-altitude sector providing access to renowned off-piste areas and unique panoramic views is adopting a new look : 2 red runs and the black run will be left ungroomed but made safe throughout the winter.
A new multiservice building that blends perfectly into the landscape, is set to open this winter.
The aim is to modernise and improve the resort’s facilities, rejig the snow front in Courchevel Le Praz’s and provide more parking.
2 story car park for 500 cars
350 m2 modern multimedia library
Sports ground that will be home to the 2023 World Ski Championships finish line, with a roof terrace viewing point
New gondola lift station with a new gondola lift connecting Courchevel Le Praz to Courchevel 1850
As well as : children’s area, multi-purpose hall, lobby with ski pass desk, French Ski School, Courchevel Tourism areas, ski lockers, toilets, office for associations…
Accommodation : A sneak-peek at some of our new additions
L’Écrin Blanc**** : Just opposite Aquamotion, the 4-star l’Écrin Blanc hotel comprises 127 rooms for between 2 and 8 people, 3 restaurants, 8 conferences rooms, kids club, multi-brand shop, etc.
Le Chabichou****: Maryse and Michel Rochedy, owners of the legendary Le Chabichou hotel-restaurant since 1963, have decided to hand over the reins to a new family : that of Jean-Claude Lavorel, who will write a new chapter in this iconic establishment’s story, while maintaining its authentic, family atmosphere, with two Michelin-star chef Stéphane Buron as executive chef.
Manali Lodge : The iconic Manali hotel is transforming into 18 apartments: from 2 bedrooms + alcove to 5 bedrooms + alcove. You’ll also find a spa, swimming pool, sports hall, ski room, 2 restaurants…
For summer : Le Col de la Loze part of the future Via 3 Vallées. The world’s largest mountain biking area reserved exclusively for cyclists.
A new mountain pass means new events :
Eiffage Trophy : 22,6 km long, over a 1510 meter climb-starting from Le Carrey
Felt Trophy : 8,6 km long over a 580 meter climb- starting at Courchevel 1850