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.
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.
6 runs 2km
8 runs 9km
5 runs 13km
0 runs 0km
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.
|Value for money|
|Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day)||€85 - €97|
Traditional Village /
|Resort Opens||Dec 2020|
|Resort Closes||Apr 2021|
|( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)|
|total length of Lans en Vercors trails|
|Longest Lift-Served Run||4.2km|
|longest piste or trail reachable by lift|
|direction Lans en Vercors area faces|
|top station of highest lift|
|bottom of lowest run|
|centre of Lans en Vercors ski resort|
|total descent from top lift to bottom piste|
|Skiable Vertical||^v 407m|
|can include extra hike up above top lift|
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
Rating for snowboarding gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
Off-Slope activities include:
Rating for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
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 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
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
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.