Cross-country skiing

Winter 2023/2024
The Nordic ski area is open from December 16, 2023 to March 15, 2024. These dates are subject to change depending on snow conditions.
In the footsteps - or rather tracks, of Olympic medalists Roddy Darragon or Sylvie Becaert, cross-country skiing in Le Grand-Bornand allows you to enjoy up-close the terrain they skied on to train. In the Bouchet Valley and in the upper part of Chinaillon near the old village, cross-country skiing is king. Enjoy also many prepared itineraries for snowshoeing and walking.


This wild area, populated with snow-covered spruce trees and cozy chalets nestled beneath the snowflakes, the Nordic ski area offers 58km of perfectly groomed and maintained runs, with three main access points (Village, Les Plans, and Lormay Auberge Nordique) that will allow you to discover a wonderful setting that combines the great outdoors, sliding on snow, cultural sites, and local agricultural life.
- 12 loops, ranging from 1km to 15.5km, from beginner to expert, including the Nordic trail that links with the Les Confins Nordic ski area.
- 74.5 km of groomed trails for classic or skating technique starting in the Village and heading towards the Bouchet Valley.
- Tour du Danay black track (12 km) to join the nordic ski area at le Clusaz / Les Confins.
- 2 biathlon stadiums (cross-country skiing and shooting) in Les Plans in the Bouchet Valley and in the Sylvie Becaert stadium in the heart of the Village (the place of The Biathlon World Cup).
- Learning areas open to everyone, near the ice-skating rink in Le Grand-Bornand Village, in Les Poches, and at the Lormay - Auberge Nordique in the Bouchet Valley.
- 9 km of artificially snow-covered slopes.


Discover the mountain life and the richness of the natural, cultural and architectural heritage, as you pass by hundred-year-old chalets and chapels on more than 86 km of snowshoeing itineraries and 43 km of prepared walking trails.


Every Wednesday from 6 to 8:30 pm (from December 27th to March 13th, 2024), the cross-country ski trails (from Les Plans to Lormay) are accessible at night, with headlamps.