Boarder cross - Outdoormix Festival

Boarder cross

A unique event in France for which we invite the craziest of kayakers to come and challenge themselves in a completely frozen Boarder Cross. This competition format is very common on rivers for kayakers, but now imagine it on snow with kayaks and paddles.

What is a Boarder Cross?

A Boarder Cross is a special track that alternates high turns and jumps for unique races where four to six athletes compete at the same time. Whether kayaking, mountain biking, skiing or snowboarding, the principle of the Boarder Cross remains simple: four athletes start and only the first two qualify for the next round.
This year, this particular track will also be open to a competition for skiers, snowboarders and sled dogs.

Boarder Cross Rules

Wearing a mask is mandatory for everyone (except athletes during their runs).
Limited access to sports areas (accredited members and athletes).
Spectator areas are provided for visitors.

Visitor Access

Located on the lower part of the skillful trail, the Boarder Cross is accessible on foot from the snow front.
It is also accessible by ski along the skillful trail to come back to the snow front.

Vars’ activities

Known as the fastest resort in the world thanks to the K.L. (Kilometre Launched) track, the resort of Vars offers a vast area of track in the heart of a larch forest. It’s a taste of freedom in the middle of nature, a domain that opens up to everyone by its diversity, a white and friendly atmosphere, animations and events within everyone’s reach… All the ingredients and a great chef’s recipe for your vacations.


The Snowparks

Four freestyle areas are accessible on the ski area, it is a real playground that awaits you, evolving and progressive.



Find musical, sports or cultural activities adapted to your desires!



Vars is a commune grouping together 4 high mountain hamlets steeped in history. Go to their discoveries on a path between past and present.

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