Lans en Vercors ski holidays
Established in 1939 the French ski resort Lans en Vercors lies at 1400 metres altitude in the Dauphiné - Isère region of the French Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 1807m the area is not snow sure. Over 0 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 0km of trails, which equates to around 0 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Lans en Vercors is Grenoble (St Geoirs) at a distance of 50km or approximately ? minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.
Alpine Downhill Runs
6 runs 2km
8 runs 9km
5 runs 13km
0 runs 0km
Skiing in Lans en Vercors
19 pistes and trails means approximately 24km of runs. 16 Lans en Vercors lifts have capacity to transport 12700 per hour. The longest run in the French ski resort is over 4.2km.
The mountain has 31% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 42% intermediate, 26% advanced slopes and 0% for experts - the most difficult piste is the 1.4km Piste de L'ours run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. There is no night skiing.
Rating for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Lans en Vercors
Of the 16 ski lifts, 16 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Lans en Vercors is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 1 terrain parks and 0 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 0 metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Rating for snowboarding gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
Lans en Vercors Apres Ski
Off-Slope activities include:
10 apres ski bars 11 restaurants 0 bowling 0 night club 1 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 0 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 0 saunas 0 hot tubs 0 solariums 0 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 0 outdoor ice skating 0 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 1 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 0 prepare winter walks 1 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 1 museum 1 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Ice Climbing, Library, Mini Golf, Puppet Museum, Torchlit Descents.
Rating for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
"Lans en Vercors" by any other name
The French resort is also known as Les Montages des Lans and has common misspellings:
The direction which the various Lans en Vercors slopes face can make or break your ski holiday. To guarantee good snow conditions, choose a resort with piste which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February pick a resort with sunny south facing 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 resort with cool and shady north facing trails will ensure you're not riding on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best destinations have areas which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating conditions whatever the weather. Lans en Vercors has slopes facing SW.
Rating for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Lans en Vercors reviews, 2.8 star rating and information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.