Alpe d'Huez france
Review of snowboarding and skiing in Alpe d'Huez France.
Alpe d'Huez Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1923 the French ski resort Alpe d'Huez lies at 1860 metres altitude in the Dauphiné - Isère region of the French Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 3330m Alpe d'Huez ski area is snow sure. Over 900 snow cannons ensure artificial Alpe d'Huez snow making covers 62km of ski trails, which equates to around 32 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Alpe d'Huez (France) is Grenoble - Isére at a distance of 99km or approximately 90 minutes driving time. Alpe d'Huez ski season runs from December to April.
alpine downhill runs to ski in Alpe d'Huez France
38 runs 47km
32 runs 53km
34 runs 74km
16 runs 16km
Skiing in Alpe d'Huez
Skiing Alpe d'Huez you'll enjoy 120 pistes and trails and that means approximately 240km of ski runs. Alpe d'Huez lifts number 84 with the capacity to uplift 102600 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the French ski resort of Alpe d'Huez is over 16km long. Ski Alpe d'Huez summer or winter as there is also glacier skiing in Alpe d'Huez.
Alpe d'Huez Ski Area
Alpe d'Huez ski area has 31% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 26% intermediate, 28% advanced ski slopes and 13% for expert skiers - the most difficult Alpe d'Huez piste is the 16km Tunnel run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can ski Alpe d'Huez after dark as there is night skiing on ?km of illuminated piste.
Alpe d'Huez for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Alpe d'Huez Apres Ski
The apres ski Alpe d'Huez scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
30 apres ski bars 70 restaurants 0 bowling 4 night club 2 cinema 1 billiards / pool 2 games room 1 concert 1 indoor swimming 1 outdoor heated pools 3 saunas 0 hot tubs 2 solariums 2 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 1 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 3 indoor tennis 4 squash racquetball 1 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 30 prepare winter walks 1 climbing 1 golf 0 fishing 1 museum 1 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Aerobics, Archery, Clasical Music Concerts, Climbing Wall, Curling, Ice Driving, Martial Arts ,Shooting, Table Tennis.
Alpe d'Huez for apres ski gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
More Alpe d'Huez Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Alpe d'Huez resort - ski Alpe d'Huez by any other name
The French ski resort of Alpe d'Huez ski resort is also known as L'Alpe Alpe d'Huez Pic Blanc and has the following common misspellings: Alp Duez, Alpd'Huez, Alpdhuez, Alpduhuez, Alpe D Heuz, Alpe Dhuez, Alpe-D'Huez, Alpe-Dhuez, Alped'Huez, Alpedhues, Alpedhuez, Alpeduez, Alpeduhuez, Alpes Dhuez
Alpe d'Huez ski area has ski slopes which face S SW NW
The direction which the various Alpe d'Huez ski slopes face can make or break your skiing or snowboarding holiday. If you want to guarantee good snow and ski conditions, you should choose a resort with ski slopes which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February you need a ski resort with some sunny south facing ski slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a ski resort with some cool and shady north facing slopes will ensure you're not skiing on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best ski resorts have ski areas and slopes which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating skiing whatever the weather. Alpe d'Huez ski resort has ski slopes facing S SW NW.
Alpe d'Huez for snow gets 5 stars out of 5 overall
Alpe d'Huez reviews, 4.8 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.