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Lans en Vercors, France

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.

SNO-man says

A lovely old centre in the beautiful Vercors 'parc naturel'. Excellent ski and other sports facilities including riding, dog-sledding, parapente and visits to the spectacular caves of Choranche. Nearby are beautiful tourist routes such as "Les Gorges de la Bourne" and in Lans en Vercors a robot museum and various craftsmen workshops. Childrens facilities are especially good.

Alpine Downhill Runs

Beginner Trails
 6 runs 2km
31%  Intermediate Trails
 8 runs 9km
30% 
Advanced Trails
 5 runs 13km
50%  Expert Trails
 0 runs 0km
20% 

Resort and Holiday Stats

View our detailed Lans en Vercors 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 Lans en Vercors snow history.

Beginners
Intermediate
Advanced/Expert
Snowboarders
Apres Ski
Family/child Friendly
Snow-Sure
Ambience
Value for money
Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day) €85 - €97
Traditional Village / Purpose Built Resort
Resort OpensDec 2020
Resort ClosesApr 2021
( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)

Mountain and Slopes

Downhill Runs 24km
total length of Lans en Vercors trails
Longest Lift-Served Run 4.2km
longest piste or trail reachable by lift
Slope Orientation SW
direction Lans en Vercors area faces
Top Altitude 1807m
top station of highest lift
Bottom Altitude 1400m
bottom of lowest run
Resort Altitude 1400m
centre of Lans en Vercors ski resort
Vertical Drop 407m
total descent from top lift to bottom piste
Skiable Vertical ^v 407m
can include extra hike up above top lift

Snow Report

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Web Cam

Lans en Vercors web cams
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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, 30% intermediate, 50% advanced slopes and 20% 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    

Main Ski School in Lans en Vercors

Lans en Vercors ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons

The official ski/board school is called Ecole du ski Français and has 25 teachers teaching in English, French, German and taking students from a minimum age of 3.? ? 954319

Lans en Vercors for beginners         gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Lans en Vercors for intermediates  gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Lans en Vercors for expert skiers   gets 2 stars out of 5 overall    

Lans en Vercors for snowboarding  gets 2 stars out of 5 overall    

Mountain & Snow Sports in Lans en Vercors

Lans en Vercors snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports

Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Lans en Vercors: 68km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y

Easy XC Ski Trails: 20.5km     Intermediate XC Trails: 30km   Difficult XC Trails: 17.5km

Telemark Tuittion: Y     Telemark Rental 1      Paragliding schools: 1

Snow mobile Rental: 0     Toboggan Run Length: 1km

Non Skiing Winter & Snow Activities in Lans en Vercors

Lans en Vercors snow fun - off slope winter activities

Outdoor Ice Rink: 0 Indoor Ice Rink: 0 Balloon Flights: 0

Prepared Winter Walks: 0 Snowshoeing: 1 Hang Gliding : 0

Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 1km Paragliding schools: 1

Lans en Vercors non skiing facilities also include Ice Climbing, Library, Mini Golf, Puppet Museum, Torchlit Descents.


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