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Les Deux Alpes

Les Deux Alpes Ski Resort Guide

Les Deux Alpes, France

Rated: 5/5 (from 7 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForFreeriders, Expert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length220km137 miles
Highest Lift3,600m11,811ft
Resort Height1,650m5,413ft
 Nearest AirportsGrenoble and Chambery
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Les Deux Alpes

The French ski resort of Les Deux Alpes is in the French Alps at an altitude of 1,650m5,413ft, with 220km137 miles of marked runs.

Summary

Les Deux Alpes is part of the Grande Galaxie ski area with access to 531km330 miles of downhill skiing, with 264 marked pistes, served by a total of 150 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Les Deux Alpes itself (220km137 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Grande Galaxie ski resorts of Puy Saint Vincent and Serre Chevalier.

The ski resort itself is at 1,650m5,413ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 3,600m11,811ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Skiing

There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

Snowboarding

Les Deux Alpes is very highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Les Deux Alpes.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Les Deux Alpes is 12km7 miles long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Les Deux Alpes?

The next notable snow forecast is 4cm2in, expected on 30 October, with around 67cm26in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Les Deux Alpes
TueWedThuFriSatSunMon
Snow
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2,322m7,618ft
Snow
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1,531m5,023ft
Snow
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1,685m5,528ft

Ski Area Stats

Les Deux Alpes Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
1031km19 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1841km25 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
4294km58 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
1954km34 miles
Downhill
Total Length
220km137 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
20km12 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
55

Grande Galaxie Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
31
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
75
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
94
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
64
Downhill
Total Length
531km330 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
150

Altitudes

Les Deux Alpes Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,600m11,811ft
Resort Altitude (Les Deux Alpes)1,650m5,413ft
Lowest Piste1,300m4,265ft
Max Vertical2,300m7,546ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Les Deux Alpes
Freeriders
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Ski Hire in Les Deux Alpes

Ski Hire Shops in Les Deux Alpes.

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Location and Map

Where is Les Deux Alpes?

This ski resort is in the French Alps in Grande Galaxie, Hautes-Alpes.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Les Deux Alpes is Grenoble, 70 minutes drive away.

Chambery, Lyon Bron, Lyon St-Exupéry, Annecy, Turin Caselle, Geneva and Saint-Étienne airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 55 ski lifts are able to uplift 66,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 30km19 miles of ski runs, with 226 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Les Deux Alpes open?

 Open from : 27 November 2021.

 Closes : 24 April 2022.

Usual opening is late November (Re-opens for summer skiing from late June to early September. Opens for a week at start November), and usual closing is Late April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

Piste Map

Les Deux Alpes Piste Map
Les Deux Alpes

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Les Deux Alpes, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Les Deux Alpes Tourist Office for the latest.

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