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Les Orres

Les Orres Ski Resort Guide

Les Orres, France

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length63km39 miles
Highest Lift2,770m9,088ft
Resort Height1,600m5,249ft
 Nearest AirportsGrenoble and Marseille Provence
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Les Orres

The French ski resort of Les Orres is in the French Alps at an altitude of 1,600m5,249ft, with 63km39 miles of marked runs.

Summary

Les Orres has direct access to 63km39 miles of downhill skiing, with 29 marked pistes, served by a total of 25 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,600m5,249ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,770m9,088ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Skiing

Les Orres offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Snowboarding

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

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'L'Horrible'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Les Orres?

The next notable snow forecast is 1cm1in, expected on 1 November, with around 2cm1in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Les Orres Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 4 10km6 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
2048km30 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 6 10km6 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 7 20km12 miles
Downhill
Total Length
63km39 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
40km25 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
25

Altitudes

Les Orres Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,770m9,088ft
Lowest Piste1,650m5,413ft
Resort Altitude (Les Orres)1,600m5,249ft
Max Vertical1,170m3,839ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Les Orres
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Ski Hire in Les Orres

Ski Hire Shops in Les Orres.

For more information, see our page about Les Orres Ski Hire.

Location and Map

Where is Les Orres?

This ski resort is in the French Alps in Hautes-Alpes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Les Orres is Grenoble, 140 minutes drive away.

Marseille Provence, Chambery, Turin Caselle, Avignon and Turin Cuneo airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 25 ski lifts are able to uplift 21,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 65km40 miles of ski runs, with 104 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Les Orres open?

 Open from : 17 September 2022.

 Closes : 18 September 2022.

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Late April.

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

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Les Orres, 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 Orres Tourist Office for the latest.

Les Orres