You can easily ski between 1650 and 1850 on blue runs or take the free ski bus. Let’s take a look at how to ski there and back!
How to ski from Courchevel 1850 to Courchevel 1650
If you know the right way it’s a very easy ski from Courchevel 1850 to 1650.
It can be done in as little as 2 or 3 lifts and a network of blue and green runs. Here’s the quickest way:
From the centre of 1850 the quickest way by taking the Verdons Gondola. Next, you ski straight down to the Biollay Chairlift. The 3rd and final lift to take is Roc Mugnier which can be accessed by skiing down the Pralong blue run followed by the Pramurel blue run. Once at the top of the Roc Mugnier chairlift simply ski straight down into Courchevel 1650 using the Marquis blue run.
Below is the route marked on a piste map:
For a longer ski, you can also take the Saulire Cable Car to the summit and then ski down to either Roc Mugnier or Chanrossa chairlifts to access the 1650 ski area.
How to ski from Courchevel 1650 to Courchevel 1850
It’s very easy and quick to ski from Courchevel 1650 to Courchevel 1850. In fact, it can be done in just 2 ski lifts and an easy selection of green and blue runs. Here’s the quickest way:
From the centre of 1650, you’ll first need to take the Ariondaz Gondola up the mountain. From here you clip on your skis and make your way down to the Aiguille du Fruit Chairlift via the Petites Bosses green and Gravelles blue run. At the top of the chairlift, you can easily ski down into the centre of Courchevel 1850 via the Alitport run followed by the Bellecote piste.
Here is the marked route on a ski map:
Additionally from 1850, you can also ski directly down to Courchevel 1550 and Le Praz from 1850 without taking any lifts.
How to get between Courchevel 1850 and 1650 without skiing
You can get from Courchevel 1650 to Courchevel 1850 without skiing very easily by taking the free ski bus.
In peak season, the bus runs every ten minutes from the centre of 1850 to the centre of 1650 and back. You can find the bus timetables here or at any of the bus stops along the main road.
To take the bus from 1650 to 1850 make sure to take the bus going uphill, the right-hand side of the road.
To take the bus from 1850 to 1650, head to the main bus stop by the Croisette building in the centre. Every big ski bus stops at 1650 going down the hill.