Ski Chalets In Alpe d’Huez France

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Peter our friendly Ski Chalet Specialist in Alpe d'Huez

Ski range from 1,480m - 3,300m

Renowned for its sunshine as much as for its excellent snow record, Alpe d'Huez is at the same height as Val d'Isère, and the ski area soars to virtually a whole vertical mile above, at the Pic Blanc summit and the guaranteed snow of the Sarenne Glacier.

From here you can see one-fifth of France before you take on the challenge of the Sarenne descent - the longest black run in the world - fully 16kms from top to bottom!
For less challenging descents, the cruisy open slope above the village offer ample opportunity to perfect your carving technique, whilst beginners will be spoilt by the number of blue and green runs they can tackle.

Alpe d'Huez Ski School

The main children's ski area is at the Rond Point des Pistes at the top of the 'Telecentre' lift, and as children progress, there is a huge range of green, blue and red runs which fan out from here.

Alpe d'Huez has a deserved reputation as an ideal place to start your ski career, with the area around the Rond Point des Pistes offering numerous gentle runs on which to start, and the ski school has a good reputation for sympathetic instruction.



Via Chambery

  • Gatwick
  • Stansted
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Transfer time: 1 hour 45 minutes

Via Geneva

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Transfer time: 3 hours

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    • Ice-skating rink
    • Swimming pool (open outdoor during the day)
    • Light aircraft, Helicopters, & Sky -Diving - all from Alpe d'Huez's own Altiport
    • Paragliding
    • Ice-diving
    • Snowshoeing
    • Tobogganing
    • Sports Centre with a selection of indoor activities
    • Trampolining
    • Snowmobiling
    • Night Skiing


There is a huge variety of après-ski activities available to add to your day's on-piste excitement; you can take a light aircraft flight from Alpe d'Huez's own Altiport or go ice-skating or swimming, addign even more to your ski holiday in Alpe d'Huez.

Once night falls there is the opportunity to take part in night skiing, always fun to try at least once.

The varied selection of bars and cafés, and a good choice of restaurants from which to choose on our staff’s one evening off, make the night life lively but not frenetic and such that most people will find a venue to suit their tastes.

SKIING IN Alpe d’Huez

Ski range from 1,480m – 3,300m
Alpe d’Huez is the main hub resort of the fabulous ‘Grandes Rousses’ ski area, comprising the six resorts you can see on our lift-map opposite, 250kms of wonderful pisted skiing, and endless acres of off-piste powder. It is the huge main snow-bowl immediately above and around the village itself, which is the main attraction of an Alpe d’Huez skiing holiday. The plentiful wide open pistes here offer the perfect mix of confidence-building blues and gradually more challenging reds, making this an excellent resort for making steady progress with your skiing.

Better skiers will revel in the great snow, miles and miles of wide open cruising pistes above the tree-line, and the same sense of majestic mountain vastness that you get in Val d’Isère or Tignes.

The other villages on the ski area provide welcome focal points for days spent exploring all the far-flung corners of the ski area, and you can stay on reds and blues all the way from the top of the Dôme des Petites Rousses at 2,800m right back down to Alpe d’Huez, your ski chalet and beyond.

You can also enjoy a full day’s skiing all the way from Vaujany and Oz at one end of the system, to Auris en Oisans at the other.

As with any resort peaking at 3,300m, there is wonderful off-piste skiing and snow boarding to be had after each fresh fall of snow. Alpe d’Huez is blessed with several established local favourite routes, some of which require a qualified guide.

The plentiful chair-lifts, gondolas and cable-cars across the area make Alpe d’Huez a good boarder-friendly choice, and there are two snow-parks to add to the fun, one in Montfrais and the other just above the resort.

Neighbouring Les Deux Alpes is also covered for one day on the same 6-day lift-pass, combining to create the ‘Grande Alpes’ area, with 468kms of pistes. There is now even talk of linking the two resorts, but it will be a while before that happens!