Winter activities


Vars, La Forêt Blanche, 1650-2750 m, is Vars and Risoul union, it offers a vast domain of 185 kms, 118 ski runs and 52 ski lifts.

A huge area where sports activities have to be discovered to know the best     of  sledding ...

    Whether you are a beginner or good ath skiing, alone, in a group or with your family, Vars instructors will make you discover all the pleasures of a snow holiday. Professionals trained in all kind of terrain will appreciate the exceptional site of La Forêt Blanche.
    Benefit from 10% discount on group lessons from 5 days to 6 days (ask us for the special booking conditions)

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Board sports


Experience the adventures of the Far North sledding with dogs ! From the forest to the valley, cross the fabulous landscapes with Huskys and other Mallamuts.


Just a single sail in the back, and like the bird, you take off on your legs to discover the feeling of free flight and the beauty of our mountains seen from above. In solo or duo.



One hour of sledding with the incredible machines on La Forêt Blanche skiing area.

From 5 pm? With no lack of strong sensations, nocturnal landscapes, speed, fresh snow and jump of mounds for the most audacious!



Specific practice of the paraglider or more precisely of his ancestor "the parachute of slope" which consists of taking off skiing and coming to slip along the virgin slopes.


Every thursday evening during school holidays, children have an appointment for a shiny downhill !!
With their own torch, led by professionals, they  put on a show: tight curves, fairy lights and a souvenir remain etched in their memory. (Ski medal asked, appointment on 'Les Ecrins'  ski piste)



All ski enthusiasts have an appointment from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, 1 evening a week during the Christmas and February school holidays to continue their favourite sport in free access.

  • LUGE

At the top of the ski resort, down the ski slopes of 'Fournet' you will discover an incredible playground ... a free luge area, maintained and protected, welcoming children and adultes with bumps, bends ...).


The Snake Gliss is a concept of collective sledges offering an original sliding form. The sleds, all identical, come together to form a single train driven by a guide. Rdv at the closing of the tracks for unforgettable sensations.


Every Wednesday throughout the season, skiers and snowboarders, young and old, meet for a life-size toboggan run: nearly 400 m of vertical drop, 2 km long for unforgettable sensations.

Summit of the Chabrières cable car at 16:40 - helmet mandatory for all, metal brake sled mandatory, children under 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult and are under the responsibility of the latter, ski and snow boots prohibited. Price of 8 € per person.

Off-gliding activities


With the help of a specialized instructor, discover the winter flora and fauna. Hiking half day, day or weekly program




With family or friends, come to take advantage of the skating rink located in the heart of the  ski station. Day and evening.


Discovery of the climbing methods, and start climbing with equipment for freedom and balance feelings.


Scuba diving at 2500m under the ice of a frozen mountain lake! A little crazy ? Not at all !
Easily make this dive, equipped with high-tech equipment, for chills and memories guaranteed!