Les Deux Alpes
Les Deux Alpes is a high-altitude resort famous for being snow-sure with amazing off-piste and it has long been a favourite destination for British skiers.
With a top elevation of 3,600 metres and situated in the Isere region of France, in the heart of the L’Oisans and the Ecrins mountain ranges, Les Deux Alpes boasts the largest skiable glacier in Europe and the longest fully on-piste vertical in the world at 2200 metres.
The town itself is at 1,650 metres on a plateau with numerous shops, bars, restaurants, and cafes set along two main roads that form a one-way system. Accommodation is a mix of self-catered apartments and hotels and there are a multitude of activities on offer.
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Ski Area Overview
With 200km of piste the resort has something for everyone. A particular feature are the high-altitude slopes suitable for beginners and for experts there is a multitude of off-piste options with a link to the legendary resort of La Grave.
With 70% of slopes above the treeline in Les Deux Alpes the resort is amongst the most snowsure destinations in the Alps. A lot of investment has been made in improving the routes back to resort and there is a blue run all the way from the very top down into town with no lifts.
The lift company at Les Deux Alpes have made some major investments for the 2023/2024 season with three upgraded lift systems in place for the beginning of the winter season. The Diable Telemix is a combination of 6-seater chairs and 6-seater gondolas with a 6-minute ride to 2400m. Vallee Blanche has also been upgraded to a Telemix with combination of 6-seater chairs and 10-seater gondolas and a 5-minute journey t0 2100m. In addition, a new magic carpet has been added to the nursery area and with another major lift development due for 2024/2025 season Les Deux Alpes just gets better and better.