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La Grave - La Meije, France

La Grave - La Meije ski holidays

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.

SNO-man says

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.

Alpine Downhill Runs

Beginner Trails
 6 runs 0km
50%  Intermediate Trails
 3 runs 12km
Advanced Trails
 3 runs 0km
0%  Expert Trails
 0 runs 0km

Resort and Holiday Stats

View our detailed La Grave - La Meije snow forecast or snow report and see all live webcams, piste maps, road and travel maps and lift pass prices. For a picture of historic snow conditions see the snow depths month by month with our La Grave - La Meije snow history.

Apres Ski
Family/child Friendly
Value for money
Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day) €? - €?
Traditional Village / Purpose Built Resort
Resort OpensDec 2021
Resort ClosesApr 2022
( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)

Mountain and Slopes

Downhill Runs 12km
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 Altitude 3550m
top station of highest lift
Bottom Altitude 1450m
bottom of lowest run
Resort Altitude 1450m
centre of La Grave - La Meije ski resort
Vertical Drop 2100m
total descent from top lift to bottom piste
Skiable Vertical ^v 2100m
can include extra hike up above top lift

Snow Report

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Web Cam

La Grave - La Meije web cams
Nearby resorts:

Les 2 Alpes


Skiing in La Grave - La Meije

12 pistes and trails means approximately 12km of runs. 12 La Grave - La Meije lifts have capacity to transport 4000 per hour. The longest run in the French ski resort is over 9km. Visit summer or winter as there is glacier skiing in La Grave - La Meije.

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    

Snowboarding in La Grave - La Meije

Of the 12 ski lifts, 10 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good La Grave - La Meije 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    

La Grave - La Meije Apres Ski

Off-Slope activities include:

6 apres ski bars 7 restaurants 0 bowling 0 night club 0 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 0 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 0 saunas 1 hot tubs 0 solariums 0 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 10 prepare winter walks 1 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 0 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Ice Climbing.

Rating for apres ski gets 2 stars out of 5 overall    

"La Grave - La Meije" by any other name

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    

Main Ski School in La Grave - La Meije

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    

Mountain & Snow Sports in La Grave - La Meije

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

Non Skiing Winter & Snow Activities in La Grave - La Meije

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.

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