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Unfortunately given the changing media landscape, Mountain News Corporation has experienced financial declines in recent years. With additional economic challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic now facing our business, it is not financially viable to continue operating.

Mountain News Corporation and our OnTheSnow and Skiinfo websites will shut down on July 13, 2020. We will explore the possibility of selling, partnering, or contributing assets to another media outlet if there is an opportunity to allow for a consistent or enhanced online experience. For inquiries about Mountain News Corporation, please email Feedback_OTS@mountainnews.com.

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Overview

Ski Capital of the Haute Maurienne valley, Val Cenis is composed of two authentic Savoyard villages, next to the Vanoise National Parc and the Mont Cenis Pass (the border with Italy),but also next to the Regional Parc d'Avigliana in Italy, more than 100 summets over 3.000 m of altitude surround the Haute Maurienne valley. The villages contain treasures of architecture and sculpture, due to a long history of savoyards artists in the valley.
Val Cenis is situated at 130 km from Albertville and with the fastest train in the world (TGV) it takes you only 4 hours and 30 minutes from Paris to get here, but it is also close to Geneva and Torino.
Val Cenis a place where tradition and authentic

Altitude

  • 2800m
    Summit
  • 1500m
    Vertical Drop
  • 1300m
    Base

Lifts

  • 2
  • 0
  • 7
  • 0
  • 3
  • 1
  • 2
  • 14
  • 29
    Total

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Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    25%

  • Intermediate Runs

    32%

  • Advanced Runs

    35%

  • Expert Runs

    8%

  • Runs

    63

  • KM Pistes

    125 km

  • Terrain Parks

    2

  • KM Night Skiing

    4 km

  • Longest Run

    10 km

  • KM Snow Making

    75 km

Important Dates

  • Projected Opening Ski SeasonProjected Closing Ski Season12/12/202016/04/2021
  • Years Open
    53

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Val Cenis Reviews

ocastanton
10th March 20204
Have just left Lanslevillard after a 4 day trip, our first in the Alps. As beginners (2nd season), we were very lucky...Full review
Nick Bowen
7th March 20204
Val Cenis is an attractive ski area with varied pistes, a good range in height and lack of crowds. The wooded pistes...Full review
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Ski and snowboard enthusiasts from around the world:

We have been proud to provide you with free access to snow reports, resort guides and more, and we are beyond grateful for your readership and contributions to our community over the years.

Unfortunately given the changing media landscape, Mountain News Corporation has experienced financial declines in recent years. With additional economic challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic now facing our business, it is not financially viable to continue operating.

Mountain News Corporation and our OnTheSnow and Skiinfo websites will shut down on July 13, 2020. We will explore the possibility of selling, partnering, or contributing assets to another media outlet if there is an opportunity to allow for a consistent or enhanced online experience. For inquiries about Mountain News Corporation, please email Feedback_OTS@mountainnews.com.

We want to thank our loyal employees for their tireless work over the years to bring great information to all of you. We take comfort knowing that our collective passion for the sport of skiing and snowboarding will certainly live on.

We’ll see you on the mountain.


– Mountain News Corporation