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Alpe d'Huez Ski Resort Guide

Alpe d'Huez Ski Resort Guide

Alpe D'Huez - February 2000 photo

Alpe d'Huez

Photo credit: Keebs

Sunset after the snow clouds have gone, Alpe d'Huez photo

Alpe d'Huez

Photo credit: Stuart Holding

Pic Blanc, Alpe d'Huez photo

Alpe d'Huez

Photo credit: Richard Wilkinson

Paradise View, Alpe d'Huez photo

Alpe d'Huez

Photo credit: Tina Waters

bye 2011, Alpe d'Huez photo

Alpe d'Huez

Photo credit: moi

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Latest Snow Report

Issued: 29 Jan

  • Last Snowfall: 29 January 2015
  • Snow Depth (upper): 125 cm
  • Snow Depth (lower): 77 cm
  • Piste: Powder
  • Off-piste: Powder

Today’s Weather (2225 m)

light snow
20 WNW20
-6 °C F-Level
heavy snow
25 W25
-5 °C F-Level
heavy snow
35 WNW35
-5 °C F-Level

Alpe d'Huez is 63 km from Grenoble and about one and a half hours from Grenoble St Geoirs airport. It is part of the Grand Domaine ski area (http://www.alpedhuez-granddomaine-ski.com/). Alpe d'Huez has 'La Sarenne', the longest black run in Europe; 16 km long and an incredible 2210 m vertical drop. Despite this fearsome statistic, Alpe d'Huez is well suited for beginner and intermediate skiers.

Resorts close to Alpe d'Huez include: Oz en Oisans (2 km), Auris En Oisans (6 km), Les Deux Alpes (7 km), Vaujany (7 km), Col d' Ornon (12 km),

Alpe d'Huez Location Maps

Alpe d'Huez Location Map

All Alpe d'Huez Resort Stats

Piste info

  • Trails (Pistes): 116
  • Beginner: 55%
  • Intermediate: 30%
  • Advanced: 15%
  • Cross-country: 54 km
  • Snowmaking: 10%
  • Acres of ski: 583
  • Terrain Parks: 2
  • Halfpipes: -


  • Restaurants: 46
  • Bars: 46
  • Slopeside accommodation: Y

Mountain info

  • Vertical Drop: 2250 m


  • Draglifts: 45
  • Chairlifts: 23
  • Gondolas / Cable Cars: 14
  • Toplift: m


  • Season opens: 6 Dec 2014
  • Season closes: 25 Apr 2015

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Snow Angel Nannies are working hard.....Please pre book your nanny by emailing Alexandra on info@snowangelnannies.co.uk

see http://www.snowangelnannies.co.uk for more information!

Information supplied 8 Dec 2011

Visitor Reviews of Alpe d'Huez

Borges from France writes:

Too good. The best ski resort with so many ski pistes. With so much animation, with so much sun. I've loved it for over 30 years.

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City Forecasts
Closest to Alpe d'Huez

city forecasts
Saint-Martin-d'Heres, France 25 km
Echirolles, France 28 km
Grenoble, France 29 km
Chambery, France 53 km
Gap, France 59 km

Surf Breaks
Closest to Alpe d'Huez

surf forecast
L'Hippodrome, France 183 km
Nice, France 183 km
Cap 3000, France 184 km
La Marina, France 184 km
St Laurent du Var, France 184 km

Resorts and Mountain Peaks Surrounding Alpe d'Huez

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Mountain Peaks
Closest to Alpe d'Huez

mountain forecasts
Alpe d'Huez, France 6 km
Dent du Geant, France 8 km
Le Rochail, France 14 km
Aiguille du Plat de la Selle, France 19 km
Roche de la Muzelle, France 19 km