Les 2 Alpes
The resort of Les Deux Alpes is nestled in the heart of the Oisans and Ecrins Massif. Developed in 1946 on the mountain pastures of Mont de Lans and Venosc, the first ski pass was created in 1955. Then in 1972, the Jandri gondola lift was created and allows easy access to the glacier. Today, the ski resort is known to have been a pioneer in the organization of events such as the snowboard world championship in 1993 and then in 1998 with the ski world championship.
This village resort offers trendy shopping, hosts international events and offers a wide range of activities for all desires. A destination that is both sporty and trendy, Les 2 Alpes has the largest glacier skiing area in Europe. Known for its festive atmosphere, the resort has also become a reference destination in the world of mountain biking with the famous Mountain of Hell where several hundred amateur riders descend almost 2500 metres of vertical drop!
Stretching over 398 hectares, the ski area of Les 2 Alpes offers a multitude of varieties of ski slopes from 1650 to 3600 metres in altitude. Its exceptional terrain offers a breathtaking view over the entire valley. For all nature lovers, you will appreciate the quality of the snow and the diversity of the slopes. Stretching between 1300 and 3600 metres in altitude, the Deux Alpes ski area gives you access to a course adapted to all skiers, whatever their level. For beginner skiers, the lower part of the resort offers a multitude of green and blue runs to get off to a good start without too much effort, while the more experienced skiers will prefer to start from the top of the glacier at 3600 m altitude.
This winter, discover the brand new Pierre Grosse gondola lift which connects the sector of La Fée to the glacier with 952 meters of vertical drop in less than 9 minutes. Many adventures at the summit await you! Thanks to its glacier at an altitude of 3600 metres, you can ski in summer and enjoy exceptional natural snow all year round. The resort of Les 2 Alpes offers you to try night skiing on the Lutins piste. This winter, live a unique sliding experience with family or friends!
A mecca for freestyle, Les 2 Alpes is a resort known for its Freestyle Land snowpark. Its team of professional shapers perfectly meet the expectations of the riders. Composed of an Easy Park, a slopestyle, a Big Air and a Half Pipe, the resort stands out for its daring and stylish installations. Having become a world reference for its glacier-based summer snowpark, the resort of Les 2 Alpes seduces more and more riders every year!
Yooner, ski touring, ice climbing, sleigh rides, snowmobiling, snow-scoot, Les 2 Alpes is a real destination for discovering the new glides with family or friends. To discover this great ski area with its breathtaking views, book your ski equipment online now and visit our Les 2 Alpes ski shop.
By car, the resort is accessible by motorway to Grenoble, then simply take the Briançon exit and follow the Bourg d'Oisans. From Italy, the Chambon dam gives you access to the Deux Alpes. From Grenoble railway station but also from Lyon-St-Exupery airport, bus lines provide a regular transfer to the station.