Snow report Alpe d'Huez-Village
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Ski holidays in Alpe d'Huez-Village
Not only known to watchers of the tour de france , the Cycling-mountain of Alpe d'Huez, is also very popular with snowboard and alpine ski-enthusiasts.
Alpe d'Huez ski resort which has very good snow conditions throughout the year because the Pic Blanc glacier at high altitude (Above 3000 meters). Because almost all slopes in the ski area (Les Grande Rousses) are on the south-side of the mountains the sun shines over these slopes all year round.
The village of Alpe d'Huez itself is a combination of old-fashioned chalets and modern apppartement buildings. For a a more authentic-style ski resort, the surrounding villages offer a great choice. The villages around the area are: Huez, Villard-Reculas, Auris and Oisans, Oz-en-Oisans and Vaujany.
Slope information Alpe d'Huez - Alpe d'Huez-Village
The Alpe d'Huez ski resort is fantastic for advanced skiers because of the large number of black slopes. These are easily accessible by the modern ski lifts, and by a small cable-train. This ski area includes one of the longest black slopes in the world: the Sarene-slope. With a non-stop descent of nearly 17 km, the Sarene ensures that you have a nice long and uninterrupted descent! Another black ski run, the Champagne is also very worthwhile. The long blue ski Signal is recommended for beginners and advanced skiers, this takes you from the top of the signal below the village of Villard-Reculas. There are also countless off-piste possibilities in Alpe d'Huez, with some lovely descents in deep snow. The pure off-piste ski resort La Grave is easily accessible from Alpe d'Huez.
Apres ski in Alpe d'Huez-Village
The apres-ski in Alpe d Huez is certainly worthwhile. With a large number of bars, 3 discotheques and a number of activities for the whole family, the apres-ski in Alpe d Huez is very diverse.
Snowboarding in Alpe d'Huez-Village
For snowboarders, the broad slopes of the ski resort are very well suited and powder snow is available left and right from the main slopes to almost everywhere. Espace Freestyle - as the snow park is called - extends over 1.5 kilometers and includes: 1 half-pipe with snow making machine, 1 quarter pipe, 2 Snowboard high jumps, hips, tables, boardercross, quatters and hoops.
Skischools and ski hire in Alpe d'Huez-Village
The ski area around Alpe d Huez ski schools are three different:
- ESS: e cole du ski franç ais (French Ski School), with more than 420 ski instructors
- ESI: ecole the international ski (International Ski School), with more than 15 ski instructors
- British Masterclass (small ski school English Language) for advanced skiers.