Established in ? the French ski resort La Grave - La Meije lies at 1450 metres altitude in the Hautes - Alpes region of the French Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 3550m the area is 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 La Grave - La Meije is Grenoble at a distance of 81km or approximately ? minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.
Incredible 12th century village with legendary off-piste skiing and snowboarding, now linked to the huge Deux Alpes ski area. The massive vertical drop is accessed by a three stage gondola.
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|Value for money|
|Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day)||€? - €?|
Traditional Village /
|Resort Opens||Dec 2020|
|Resort Closes||Apr 2021|
|( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)|
|total length of La Grave - La Meije trails|
|Longest Lift-Served Run||9km|
|longest piste or trail reachable by lift|
|Slope Orientation||N E|
|direction La Grave - La Meije area faces|
|top station of highest lift|
|bottom of lowest run|
|centre of La Grave - La Meije ski resort|
|total descent from top lift to bottom piste|
|Skiable Vertical||^v 2100m|
|can include extra hike up above top lift|
The mountain has 50% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 25% intermediate, 0% advanced slopes and 75% for experts - the most difficult piste is the ?km ? run, with a steepness/slope angle of 20%. You can ski La Grave - La Meije after dark as there is night skiing on ?km of illuminated piste.
Rating for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Rating for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Off-Slope activities include:
Rating for apres ski gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
The French resort is also known as La Grave and has common misspellings:
The direction which the various La Grave - La Meije 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. La Grave - La Meije has slopes facing N E.
Rating for snow gets 5 stars out of 5 overall
La Grave - La Meije ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons
The official ski/board school is called Ecole du Ski Français and has 15 teachers teaching in French, English and taking students from a minimum age of 4.? www.lameije.com/ 799286
La Grave - La Meije for beginners gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
La Grave - La Meije for intermediates gets ? stars out of 5 overall
La Grave - La Meije for expert skiers gets 5 stars out of 5 overall
La Grave - La Meije for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
La Grave - La Meije snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports
Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in La Grave - La Meije: 20km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y
Easy XC Ski Trails: 20km 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
La Grave - La Meije snow fun - off slope winter activities
Outdoor Ice Rink: 0 Indoor Ice Rink: 0 Balloon Flights: 0
Prepared Winter Walks: 10 Snowshoeing: 1 Hang Gliding : 0
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 0km Paragliding schools: 0
La Grave - La Meije non skiing facilities also include Ice Climbing.