Highlights 2017-2018


  • December 2019

  • Vars En Scène - FREE UB40 concert

    One figure and letters to announce to beginning of the season like cannon fire.
    Join the opening of the ski slopes for an exciting event.

  • Christmas magic

    Enhance your holidays with a wide range of activities, festive encounters, fireworks, torch-lit descents and shows.

  • New Year

    Say goodbye to 2019 and welcome a promising 2020 with a great party... Descent torch-lit by ski and snowboard instructors, municipality welcome, snow-groomer parades, fireworks, free mulled wine and hot chocolate.
    Vars les Claux

  • January 2020

  • Vars Winter Trail

    Go on a voyage of discovery amongst the most beautiful wintery landscapes, valleys and Varsinc hamlets.
    2 race formats in a spirit of conviviality: 10km (The Sainte Catherine), 17 km (The Winter Trail)

  • Outdoormix Winter Festival

    The resort offers a range of alternative sports: freeride and freestyle with parties and concerts. A varied programme combining displays by professional athletes and events open to all (subject to conditions) in skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, snow scooting, paragliding, tightrope walking and even canoeing and kayaking... all on the snow!

  • February 2020

  • March 2020

  • The Quiksilver Challenge

    The French Youth Speed Skiing championship is the place where 6 to 18 year olds come to measure themselves against some of the greatest champions ever to have competed on the Chabrières slope.
    These speed-loving youngsters achieve jaw-dropping times!

  • Vars Family Challenge

    The Vars Residents' Association offers you fun to enjoy to your heart's content!
    Easy and fun giant slalom:
    - One round per team of 2 members from the same family
    - A laser shooting range with 3 targets just before the finish
    - Penalties for each missed target (5 seconds)
    - And...a short Nordic-style skating course to the finish line
    Bottom of the Ubac stadium

  • Speed Masters

    World record attempt.
    Every year enjoys its fair share of records. Each time, they seem to be stronger, faster and more determined! The Italian, Ivan Origone, clocked 254.958 km/hr in March 2016.

    The ideal weather conditions between 16 March and 5 April decide the race programme!

  • Chabrières Derby - Dropping Zone

    End-of-season party with Balise 14. All are invited to an evening of fun.

  • April 2020

  • Gliss & Mix

    A fun and charitable ski weekend to raise funds for the fight against cancer, with entertainment during the day and a DJ set in the evening.

  • Instructors Challenge

    The 70th edition will be a unique event: over 3,000 runners, 35 competitions and 7 different disciplines.
    The instructors hurtle down the legendary Chabrières piste in a unique speed-skiing race. With a festive atmosphere and evening concerts.

  • December 2020

  • The Christmas party

    Fill up with skiing, entertainment and dreams, experience an unforgettable Christmas in the mountains...

  • Christmas magic

    Enhance your holidays with a wide range of activities, festive encounters, fireworks, torch-lit descents and shows.

  • Vars On Stage

    THE unmissable musical date to kick off winter!
    A renowned artist is on a mission to set the slopes on fire and get the winter season going.
    A party which promises to be full of surprises!

  • New Year's Eve

    To leave the year 2020 and welcome in 2021, in a celebration of all it promises... Torchlight descent by ski and snowboard school instructors, wishes from the municipality, snow groomer parade, fireworks, mulled wine and hot chocolate on offer.
    Meet in Vars les Claux

  • February 2021

  • Speed Skiing World Championship

    The fastest skiers on the planet will meet on the mythical Chabrières slope

  • March 2021

  • Speed Skiing World Cup

    Speed Skiers have a date for the conquest of the world speed grail.

  • Quiksilver challenge

    The French youth speed skiing championship where 6-18 year olds will come to compete in the footsteps of the greatest champions of the Chabrières slope.
    Amazing times for those young, talented speed skiers

  • Vars Winter Trail

    Discover the most beautiful winter landscapes, between Vars forests, valleys and hamlets.
    2 race formats in a friendly spirit: 10 km (the St. Catherine), 17 km (The Winter Trail)

  • Vars Family Challenge

    The Vars Residents' Association offers a convivial moment to enjoy without moderation!

    A giant slalom run for the pleasure of all, young and old
    - A ski jump for you to take off and go as far as possible
    - And... - Above all, don't forget your dose of good humour, loaded with your best smiles
    Meet 9.00 am outside the Ubac stadium

  • Speed Masters

    World record attempt.
    Every year has its share of records. The skiers are stronger, faster and more motivated every time! The Italian Ivan Origone was clocked at 254.958 km/h in March 2016...

    It will be the ideal weather window that will decide the race programme between 16 March and 5 April!

  • Derby de Chabrières - Dropping Zone

    End of season party with Balise 14. Come and take part in a friendly event.

  • April 2021

  • Gliss & Mix

    A charity and festive ski weekend to raise money for the fight against cancer combining entertainment during the day and a DJ set in the evening.

  • Instructors Challenge

    A unique appointment for this 70th edition: more than 3000 riders, 35 competitions and 7 different disciplines.
    The instructors will take on the mythical Chabrières slope with new speed skiing entertainment! All in a festive atmosphere with evening concerts.