Ski touring is very popular in Alpe d'Huez!

An accessible leisure activity

Have fun and stay in shape! The Alpe d’Huez guides will help you discover the best of ski touring: from discovery to the most prestigious raids, it’s a real exploration of the high mountain universe on skis and skins, for a day or several days with night(s) in refuge(s) :

  • Massif des Grandes Rousses : from Alpe d’Huez, half-day or full-day discovery itineraries with the ascent of the Grandes Buffes, the Col du Sabot, the Croix de Cassini : a beautiful ascent in a wild setting for a first approach of the activity.
  • The very beautiful Traversée Intégrale des Rousses in the day : three passes, five glaciers and more than 2000 meters of descent are on the menu of this day reserved for the most sportive, without forgetting the Pic de l’Etendard…
  • Massif des Ecrins : the Tour de La Meije, the Enfetchores, Col and Tête du Replat.
  • Also in the Cerces, the Queyras but also ski raids in other latitudes like Turkey, Norway, Iceland, Siberia…

The slopes of Alpe d'Huez


Return by tracks Games or 1st Section

Discovery tour of the Poutran ridges overlooking the Eau d’Olle valley with a magnificent view of the Belledonne mountain range.

La Panoramique

Return by Signal or Marcel slopes

Course forbidden by avalanche risk level 4

Le Canyon

Return by Agneaux, Olympic or Loup Blanc trails

A very pleasant route, far from the hustle and bustle of the resort in a relaxing and sunny atmosphere.

La verticale 2100

Return by tracks Games or 1st Section

Le col du lac Blanc

Return by Dome and Couloirs / Games trails

Itinerary associated with the opening conditions of the DMC.

Course forbidden by avalanche risk level 4.

Pleasure above all !

The convivial dimension of ski touring is now also widely emphasized. The instructors of the French Ski School offer the Etoilée: an initiation at night – on groomed slopes.