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Les Deux Alpes

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 Length137 miles
Highest Lift11,811ft
Resort Height5,413ft
 Nearest AirportsGrenoble and Chambery
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Les Deux Alpes

The French ski resort of Les Deux Alpes is in the French Alps at an altitude of 5,413ft, with 137 miles of marked runs.


Les Deux Alpes is part of the Grande Galaxie ski area with access to 330 miles 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 (137 miles 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 5,413ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 11,811ft, 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 7 miles long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Les Deux Alpes?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Les Deux Alpes.

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Ski Area Stats

Les Deux Alpes Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
1019 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1825 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
4258 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
1934 miles
Total Length
137 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
12 miles
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
330 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Les Deux Alpes Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift11,811ft
Resort Altitude (Les Deux Alpes)5,413ft
Lowest Trail4,265ft
Max Vertical7,546ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Les Deux Alpes
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Rental in Les Deux Alpes

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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 Grande Galaxie, Hautes-Alpes.


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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 St-Exupéry, Lyon Bron, Annecy, Turin Caselle, Geneva and Saint-Étienne 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 19 miles of ski runs, with 226 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Les Deux Alpes open?

 Opened : December 3, 2022.

 Closes : April 30, 2023.

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.

Trail Map

Les Deux Alpes Trail Map
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