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Skiing Information

For skiing accommodation in the French Alpes, Le Velo Jaune offers all you need for an independent skiing holiday in the French Alpes. Located centrally between Les 2Alpes, Alpe d’Huez and Le Grave.

Le Velo Jaune is located 18km from the ski resorts of Alpe d’Huez, Les 2Alpes and Le Grave making it an ideal location for independent skiiers who want to visit more than one resort. The lift to Les 2Alpes is 7km away and all the resorts are approx 30 mins drive. They are all served by local busses which stop 20m from the front door.

We offer stays from 1 night therefore long weekends and mid week stays are all possible particularly with Grenoble airport only 1hr 15mins away.
There are many types of ski passes available from single to multiple days and covering various resorts. To get details visit the areas websites, all which can be found on our blog.

The ski areas open from Dec through to April.

In addition to the more popular resorts there are many smaller ski areas that can be investigated.

Alpe d’Huez

Alpe d’Huez forms part of the Grandes Rousses ski area combining the resorts of Alpe d’Huez, Auris-en-Oisans, Huez-en-Oisans, Vaujany and Villard Reculas. It has over 237kms of pisted runs with something to suit all levels and boasts ‘Sarenne’ the longest slope in world 16km of uninterrupted skiing .16 black, 33 red, 31 blue and 38 green runs are served by a network of 84 lifts. It also has 2 snow parks, a night piste, 2 beginners’ areas and a bob sleigh. The resort peaks at 3330m with a lowest point of 1100m. It has all the facilities you require for great skiing, equipment hire, ski school, shops and plenty of restaurants and bars plus it claims an average of 300 sunny days per year.

For further information visit www.alpedhuez.com

Les 2Alpes

Les 2Alpes has nearly 225km of pisted runs suitable for all levels of skiers and boarders made up of 13 black, 19 red, 47 blue and 21 green connected by a network of 51 lifts. It boasts a fantastic ski park & slide area for those more daring with pipes, half pipes, rails, tables and much more�.. The resort peaks at 3600m with a lowest point of 1300m.

As Alpe d’Huez it has everything you need for fantastic skiing / boarding in a lively resort.

Fast access is 7km away in the ski lift from Venosc

For further information visit www.les2alpes.com

For ski lessons and instruction Le Velo Jaune are pleased to recommend BASS.