Other snow sports
Tobogganing, ice-skating, discovering another aspect of skiing with cross-country or ski touring… What fun to discover in Les Carroz!
During the day or at night-time, ski touring is permitted in Les Carroz!
There are three marked trails in Les Carroz for touring fanatics or those who wish to have a go at this uphill winter sport and a desire to push themselves a bit further to reach the heights and wonderful views.
The ESF take those curious to discover this ever popular sport on a 1.5 hour outing to get the heart going; free of charge and accessible to those aged over 16.
For those wishing to get to the top, an accompanied outing is organised every Thursday (payable). The run downhill is on the ski slopes and the three hour outing ends with a shared picnic in true tradition of ski tourers.
Young and old, swap skis for skates on the Carroz outdoor ice rink.
Set in the heart of the village and surrounded by cottages, enjoy a family moment on the ice and upgrade your pirouettes!
From 21st of December 2019 to 08th of March 2020 (depending on weather conditions).
During school holidays :
- Monday and Saturday from 02:00 to 07:00 pm
- Tuesday and Thursday from 02:00 to 07:00 pm and from 08:00 to 10:00 pm
- Wednesday from 10:00 to 12:00 am, from 02:00 to 07:00 pm and from 08:00 to 10:00 pm
- Friday from 10:00 to 12:00 am and from 02:00 to 07:00 pm
- Sunday from 10:00 to 12:00 am and from 02:00 to 07:00 pm
Outside school holidays :
- Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 03:00 to 07:00 pm
- Wednesday and Sunday from 10:00 to 12:00 am and from 02:00 to 07:00 pm
- Saturday from 02:00 to 07:00 pm
Smart tip: Wednesday’s sessions are on sale !
From 10:00 to 12:00 am and from 02:00 to 07:00 pm – 5€
Ice skates for rent for all, including young children, as well as accessories to facilitate their learning.
Cross country skiing
2 Nordic areas to discover the activity.
Agy nordic area
Overlooking Saint-Sigismond, the plateau of Agy, in a wooded environment, is for sure the paradise of the cross country skier.
Everyone will be happy: the beginner will be introduced on easy tracks while the confirmed cross-country skier has the guarantee of making several loops without going back in his tracks.
Free shuttles from Les Carroz
Col de Pierre Carrée
At 1844m, overlooking the Arve Valley, the Col de Pierre Carrée nordic area offers the highest and snowiest northern space in the Alps.
Open from mid-December to mid-April.
After skiing, the other popular winter sports activity is tobogganing. Gentle version: head for the Bardelle slope in the village, a dedicated, protected and supervised area which is equipped with a covered magic carpet to get back to the top without tiring yourself out, providing unlimited hilarity.
This is the children’s spot for a traditional after-ski.
Access for children aged 3 to 5 – free