The resort of Risoul is set between Gap & Briançon on the north facing Chabrières peaks, at 2745m. Risoul is situated in the Southern Alps and always recieves great snow coverage due to its high altitude. Risoul and its neighbouring resort Vars make the 4th largest skiing area in France with one of the largest forests with over 900,000 trees, known as “La Forêt Blanche”, meaning the White Forest. Both resorts can be accessed by the Razi summit & hold 180km of slopes. Once you have hired your skis, why not try speed skiing surrounded by breathtaking views? Risoul has a high quality snow park for both beginnners and intermediates. The Black zone is challenging and reserved only for intermediates, the white zone is the area designated for beginners. You can also show off your tricks on the half-pipe and boardercross runs. If you prefer Nordic sking, the area has 40km of specialised runs.