Auris en Oisans ski holidays
Established in 1970 the French ski resort Auris en Oisans lies at 1600 metres altitude in the Dauphiné - Isère region of the French Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 3350m the area is snow sure. Over 33 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 22km of trails, which equates to around 50 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Auris en Oisans is Lyon St Euxpéry at a distance of 150km or approximately ? minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.
Alpine Downhill Runs
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Skiing in Auris en Oisans
20 pistes and trails means approximately 45km of runs. 15 Auris en Oisans lifts have capacity to transport 16700 per hour. The longest run in the French ski resort is over 4.5km. Visit summer or winter as there is glacier skiing in Auris en Oisans.
The mountain has 25% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 42.5% intermediate, 30.5% advanced slopes and 27% for experts - the most difficult piste is the 1.5km Sarenne run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can ski Auris en Oisans after dark as there is night skiing on ?km of illuminated piste.
Rating for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Auris en Oisans
Of the 15 ski lifts, 8 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Auris en Oisans is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 0 terrain parks and 0 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 0 metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Rating for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Auris en Oisans Apres Ski
Off-Slope activities include:
1 apres ski bars 8 restaurants 0 bowling 0 night club 1 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 0 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 1 saunas 0 hot tubs 0 solariums 1 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 0 outdoor ice skating 0 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 0 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 25 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 1 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities ?.
Rating for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
"Auris en Oisans" by any other name
The French resort is also known as Massif de grandes Rousses and has common misspellings:
The direction which the various Auris en Oisans 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. Auris en Oisans has slopes facing S SW NW.
Rating for snow gets ? stars out of 5 overall
Main Ski School in Auris en Oisans
Auris en Oisans ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons
The official ski/board school is called Ecole du ski Français and has 20 teachers teaching in English, French, German and taking students from a minimum age of ?.? http://www.aurisesf.com 801525
Auris en Oisans for beginners gets ? stars out of 5 overall
Auris en Oisans for intermediates gets ? stars out of 5 overall
Auris en Oisans for expert skiers gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Auris en Oisans for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Mountain & Snow Sports in Auris en Oisans
Auris en Oisans snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports
Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Auris en Oisans: 8km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y
Easy XC Ski Trails: 8km Intermediate XC Trails: 0km Difficult XC Trails: 0km
Telemark Tuittion: N Telemark Rental 0 Paragliding schools: 0
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 0km
Non Skiing Winter & Snow Activities in Auris en Oisans
Auris en Oisans snow fun - off slope winter activities
Outdoor Ice Rink: 0 Indoor Ice Rink: 0 Balloon Flights: 0
Prepared Winter Walks: 25 Snowshoeing: 0 Hang Gliding : 0
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 0km Paragliding schools: 0
Auris en Oisans non skiing facilities also include ?.
Auris en Oisans reviews, 1.8 star rating and information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.