Established in 1971 the French ski resort Les Sept Laux lies at 1350 metres altitude in the Dauphiné - Isère region of the French Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2400m the area is not snow sure. Over 75 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 12km of trails, which equates to around 12 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Les Sept Laux is Lyon at a distance of 140km or approximately 100 minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.
Well-equipped ski centre with two base stations, Le Pleynet (1450m) and Prapoutel (1350m). Most of the facilities are at the latter.
4 runs 8km
14 runs 12km
16 runs 50km
3 runs 30km
View our detailed Les Sept Laux 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 Les Sept Laux snow history.
|Value for money|
|Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day)||€132 - €182|
|Resort Opens||Dec 2020|
|Resort Closes||Apr 2021|
|( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)|
|total length of Les Sept Laux trails|
|Longest Lift-Served Run||4km|
|longest piste or trail reachable by lift|
|Slope Orientation||E - W|
|direction Les Sept Laux area faces|
|top station of highest lift|
|bottom of lowest run|
|centre of Les Sept Laux ski resort|
|total descent from top lift to bottom piste|
|Skiable Vertical||^v 1050m|
|can include extra hike up above top lift|
The mountain has 10% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 20% intermediate, 50% advanced slopes and 30% for experts - the most difficult piste is the ?km Plan du Pra run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. There is no night skiing.
Rating for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Rating for snowboarding gets 3 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 and has common misspellings:
The direction which the various Les Sept Laux 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. Les Sept Laux has slopes facing E - W.
Rating for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Les Sept Laux ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons
The official ski/board school is called Ecoles de ski Prapoutel and has 20 teachers teaching in English, French and taking students from a minimum age of 3.? ? 80236
Les Sept Laux for beginners gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Les Sept Laux for intermediates gets ? stars out of 5 overall
Les Sept Laux for expert skiers gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Les Sept Laux for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Les Sept Laux snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports
Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Les Sept Laux: 12km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y
Easy XC Ski Trails: 0km Intermediate XC Trails: 12km Difficult XC Trails: 0km
Telemark Tuittion: N Telemark Rental 1 Paragliding schools: 1
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 0.05km
Les Sept Laux 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: 0.05km Paragliding schools: 1
Les Sept Laux non skiing facilities also include Mono Ski, Pot Holing, Ski Touring, Skwal.