A holiday in the mountains wouldn’t be the same without some tobogganing. These special family moments and fun times with friends are some of the simple pleasures that put a smile on our faces, year after year.
Do your children ask where they can go sledding as soon as the first snowflakes start to fall? If so, would you like to find out about the sledging areas in Méribel? No problem, we have everything you need! In Méribel, sliding down snowy slopes is our forte, on skis or on a sled! Whether you are looking for a secure tobogganing area for young children or a several kilometre-long toboggan run through the forests, you’ll find it in Méribel.
Here, you will find details of our three sledge runs where you can compete with your friends and family, plus the Himalaya By Night event.
Sledging slopes in Méribel
Tobogganing in the forest: Mission Black Forest
Dare you brave the new sled adventure !
Mission Black Forest !
The Black Forest Mission is a 3.4km-long snow-covered trail, with 470m of vertical drop and 28 bends, which is open to sledgers who are at least 1.40m tall. Choose your sled and your helmet, and become one of the adventurers trying save the tribes living in the Arbin forest!
Open every afternoon from 1pm to 4.25pm, from 18 December to 5 February, and from 1pm to 4.50pm from 5 February to 8 April (according to the snow conditions).
To buy your pass, take the exit stairs of the Tougnète gondola, get your sledge and helmet, the desk is in the departure station of the Tougnète gondola. The start of the track is at the top of the Tougnète gondola.
Prices - helmets and sleds included:
|1 downhill (for a single descent)||12€|
|4 downhills (for 4 people)||36€|
Night sledging: Himalaya by night
Toboggan under the stars in Méribel-Mottaret! Himalaya By Night evenings are an opportunity to experience a magical atmosphere under the stars, in the heart of the mountains…
But most of all, this evening offers a fantastic opportunity to make long sledge descents with your friends and family, enjoying 2km of fun in the famous Yeti Park. On these wide slopes, everyone can choose their own pace. Take the chairlift to get to the top of the run, either to the midway point or to the very top for those who want to challenge themselves and their family to the full descent. There are free toasted marshmallows and hot drinks on offer at the finish line to warm you up and give you energy before you head off for the next run!
A magical atmosphere under the stars is guaranteed!
Every Thursday of the season.
Tuesdays : 21, 28 December; 8, 15, 22 February; 1 March.
From opening to 8 February: 5.30 to7.30pm.
From 9 February to closing 5.45 to 7.45pm.
Buy your pass at the Ski pass office of Mottaret or at the start of the chairlift. Rotation with the Combes chairlift.
Helmet, gloves and metal brakes sledge are mandatory (to rent in the Mottaret ski shops)
Free children's sledging areas
Doron sledding area
Let your children have fun in this sledging area in complete safety. Set apart from skiers, this gentle slope is ideal for your little ones who want to take their turn on the sledge. Thanks to the free ‘magic carpet’ lift, they can get to the top of the slope without tiring themselves out!
The sled run is open from 9am to 8pm every day and on Monday evenings.
Altiport safe sledging area
This is a safe sledging area reserved for children. This gentle slope is perfectly suited to their level, where your children can discover the joys of sledging without any risk of getting hurt. Have fun with your toddler or baby in complete safety.
Children’s sledge run: open from 18 Dec to 18 March from 9am to 4.30pm.
Ski and sledging resort
Our sledging areas are designed exclusively for sledgers and are suitable for all ages. As a result, you will fully enjoy your time sledging on well-maintained and fenced-off areas with their own special access.
Where can I rent a sled in Méribel?
Do you want to go sledding and need to rent a sledge with metal brakes, as well as gloves and a helmet? You can rent sledging equipment in several rental shops in Méribel-Centre, Méribel-Mottaret or Les Allues. You can rent or buy a range of sledging equipment, including sleds especially designed for babies! We suggest you book your equipment in advance.
Do you need a pass to go sledding?
Yes and no – it depends on which sledging area you choose.
– Some of our toboggan runs are free. These include the sledging areas for little ones, such as the Doron sledging area and the safe sledging area at the Altiport.
– The tobogganing areas for older children and adults require a toboggan pass which can cover one or more runs, such as the Mission Black Forest or the Himalaya By Night evenings.