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Maritime Alps

Maritime Alps is the noon West part of Alps mountain range, which extends over entirely into Italy. The big part of the mountain range is a natural conservation, national park area. It joins from north with Cottian Alps, in the west Provence Alps, in the east Colle di Tenda and the Ligur-Alps his neighbour. The highest peak 3290 metres tall Punta dell'Argentera.

Excellent conditions are at disposal of the ski courses which can be found here duly for the 3000 metre altitudes. The French ski courses look back at more decennial past, what does not prove this better than that was found here in 1924 organizing the first winter Olympics, in Chamonix. The province in France which can be called very special one, ski regions it was over in 50 years a lot they developed, excellent the equipment of the orbits affordable the prices and not in a last row slopes with a fantastic quality are at disposal of the local ski paradises.

Anyway worthy to visit onto this landscape, to make an excursion between the mountains. The taller one may be our part in a beautiful view from mountain peaks onto the valley, villages, cities. We may see special, protected plants, flowers and animals on the area of the national park, like what the alpine ibex - mountain goat - which most rare one, specially his beautiful horn known.

 

Maritime Alps province's ski courses/regions
Regions              Number of elevators Length of orbits
(km)
Blue Red Black The highest dot (m)



Auron 9 9 3 135       2450
La Sauze 20 3 - 65
    2450
Les Orres 16 9 - 62
    2720
Montenévre 36 37 6 400 95 218 87 2823
Orciéres-Merlette 18 8 3 100 6 83 11 2725
Pra Loup/Val d'Allos 35 16 3 180 21 66 93 2600
Puy-Saint-Vincent 5 6 - 78 29 35 14 2300
Serre Chevalier 35 12 9 250       2800
Superdévoluy 20 5 - 100 16 43 41 2510
Valberg 16 6 - 90       2026
Vars/Risoul 38 13 1 180       2750