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Les Deux Alpes

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Les Deux Alpes Ski Resort Guide

Les Deux Alpes, France

Rated: 5/5 (from 7 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForFreeriders, Expert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length220km
Highest Lift3,600m
Resort Height1,650m
 Nearest AirportsGrenoble and Chambery
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Les Deux Alpes

The ski area of Les Deux Alpes is in the French Alps at an altitude of 1,650m, with 220km of marked runs.


Les Deux Alpes is part of the Grande Galaxie ski area with access to 531km of downhill skiing, with 264 marked pistes, served by a total of 150 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Les Deux Alpes itself (220km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Grande Galaxie ski resorts of Puy Saint Vincent and Serre Chevalier.

The ski resort itself is at 1,650m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 3,600m, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.


Les Deux Alpes is very highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Les Deux Alpes.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Les Deux Alpes is 12km long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Les Deux Alpes?

The next notable snow forecast is 1cm, expected on 15 April.

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Snow Forecast by day for Les Deux Alpes

Ski Area Stats

Les Deux Alpes Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Grande Galaxie Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

Les Deux Alpes Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,600m
Resort Altitude (Les Deux Alpes)1,650m
Lowest Piste1,300m
Max Vertical2,300m

Ski Slope Aspects

E, W

Les Deux Alpes has ski slopes facing west and east.

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Les Deux Alpes
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

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Ski Lessons in Les Deux Alpes

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Location and Map

Where is Les Deux Alpes?

This ski resort is in the French Alps in Grenoble, Isère.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Les Deux Alpes is Grenoble, 70 minutes drive away.

Chambery, Lyon Bron, Lyon St-Exupéry, Annecy, Turin Caselle, Saint-Étienne and Geneva airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 55 ski lifts are able to uplift 66,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 30km of ski runs, with 226 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Les Deux Alpes open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.


Usual opening is late November (Re-opens for summer skiing from late June to early September. Opens for a week at start November), and usual closing is Late April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

Piste Map

Les Deux Alpes Piste Map
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