France Ski Resort Guide for Alpe-d'Huez

Alpe-d'Huez Ski Resort Guide

About the Resort

This is a large village spread across an open mountainside. Its buildings come in all shapes, sizes and designs. It is a large resort with its central focus being the main Avenue des Jeux. It has an efficient and modern lift service, and a good bus service around the resort. There are a few good restaurants and shops near the slopes.

About the Mountains near Alpe-d'Huez

The slopes are divided into four sections with good connections between them. The biggest sector is directly above the village on the slopes of Pic Blanc. There are good runs for people of all abilities and short walks from the slopes. A lower area of challenging runs is at Clocher de Macle. This is in essence, a good resort for the expert skier with plenty of black runs and areas off piste. Intermediates also have a great selection of runs all over the area. There is a large area of green runs above the village for the beginner.

Apr├Ęs Ski at Alpe-d'Huez

There are plenty of good mountain restaurants with some being self service. There is a wide range of bars and clubs some getting very lively late on in the evening.

Alpe-d'Huez Resort Ratings Guide

Snowfall RatingSnow Reliability4 Stars
Ski Lifts Number of Lifts 87
Resort HeightResort Height 1860 m
6100 ft
Run Length Slopes / Runs 1120-3320 m
3670-10890 ft
QueuesQueues 4 Stars
Green Ski% of Green Pistes in resort 33%
Blue Ski% of Blue Pistes in resort 30%
Red Ski% of Red Pistes in resort 25%
Black Ski% of Black Pistes in resort 12%

Local Tourist Office Information

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Telephone: 0476 114 444