Heavy snow forecasted today. Temperature low -2 °C, high 1 °C. Freezing level at 1940 meters.
Snow report Monday December 11
lower 30 - 68cmmiddle 68cmupper 76cm
100cm of fresh snow during the last 48h
Alpe dHuez is one of the best best destinations in the Alps the next 3 days for powder and free riding skiing.
Average long-year snow depth in week 50 is 44cm on the lower slopes and 123cm on the upper slopes.
Current snow depth is below long-term average.
Monday December 11
lower 16cmupper 57cm
The powder score for the lower slopes is 5 and the score for the upper slopes is 5.
Lifts open 11 of 70
Snow-sure score based on 10-year average relative snow depth and temperature.
Alpe dHuez is a very safe choice for skiing.
The ski area of Alpe dHuez Vaujany consists of 248km of skiing slopes between 1120-3330m altitude. There are 99km of blue, 80km of red and 69km of black slopes.
the skiarea is serviced by 70 lifts.The ski season for the Alpe dHuez area is from 2017-12-02.
The village/town is quite pleasant with a fair few interesting bars/resteraunts. First couple of days lacked snow coverage but I felt that the lift company didnt make the best of what snow there was..
AARON FENTON MANCHESTER
Closest transit point for ski destination Alpe dHuez is Grenoble airport. The travel distance is 73.5 km which equals an est. travel time of 1 hour 22 mins.
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