Reviews Alpe dHuez

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Skiresort ratings for Alpe dHuez compared to all other skiresorts. Based on 19 reviews.

Overall 75 Skiing 80Skiregion 80
BeginnerIntermediateAdvancedOff-PisteSnow
7.9 7.68.5 7.77.7 7.07.9 7.07.5 7.4
FamilyAtmosphereNatureWalkingLifts
6.9 7.67.1 7.17.4 7.76.1 7.07.4 7.4

7.7 Alpe dHuez, Isere

Novice 8Advanced 8Expert 8Off-Piste 8Snow 7
Family 7Ambiance 8Nature 8Walking 7Lifts n.a.

Just back from a great week in Alpe D‘Huez. Considering it was half term week there was little overcrowding and the lift system is very efficient, although they physically inspect passes at all gates (no automatic machine readers). The maximum queuing time we experienced was 20 minutes to get on Marmottes Gondola to Glacier - however if we had waited until after 11:00 it died right down. Skiing was great - late afternoon on lower slopes it became a bit slushy. Signal and Auris en Oisans very good and quiet - i.e. get away from the nursery slopes at Alpe D’Huez. Marmottes up to the Glacier is definitely worth a trip. The resort is great for kids. We are intermediates with children...

Review by Dan from London Dc on Monday Feb 26th. Visited Alpe dHuez in january 2007 as friends

7 Alpe dHuez, Isere

Novice 8Advanced 8Expert 7Off-Piste 7Snow 7
Family 6Ambiance 7Nature 7Walking 6Lifts n.a.

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 and many runs were in poor condition. Think by and large the piste grading was over exaggerated, i.e. many runs were over graded. A lot of the black runs were more like reds. The tunnel is difficult but mainly due to a) its poor condition and b) the boarders scrapping the top snow off and polishing its base to ice! Snow on the glacier was beautiful, intermediate skiiers dont be put of by the black grading of the runs, apart from top 20m or so they are lovely runs more red/blue than anything else....

Review by Aaron Fenton from Manchester on Friday Feb 9th. Visited Alpe dHuez in january 2007 as friends

7.3 Alpe dHuez, Isere

Novice 8Advanced 8Expert 7Off-Piste 8Snow 7
Family 7Ambiance 8Nature 7Walking 6Lifts n.a.

Alpe dhuez was a lot better than i expected. There were some really good pistes which I imagine would have been excellent if the snow was a bit better. Off piste was amazing for the first half of the holiday but unfortunately turned too icey towards the end. the night life was absolutely excellent and there was loads of choice-prices typical of french alps unfortunately. ...

Review by Matthew from Glasgow on Tuesday Jan 23rd. Visited Alpe dHuez in january 2007 as family

7.1 Alpe dHuez, Isere

Novice 7Advanced 8Expert 8Off-Piste 8Snow 7
Family 6Ambiance 7Nature 7Walking 6Lifts n.a.

The resort of alpe d huez has one of the most extensive ski lift systems in europe, skiing to your doorstep isn an option. its virtually the only think you can do. the slopes are mostly south facing and youll find that if you go towards the end of february / beginning of march, the weather is usually fantastic. there are many challenging runs including the famous tunnel run. won let the cat out of the bag, just try it! this resort also has the longest black run in europe which on a hot day is great to do as you can stop off and have a sun bath on the way down! theres many bars and restaurants, the best bar being the underground. this bar is below one of the resorts hotels and is a central ...

Review by M. Cummins from Sussex on Thursday Dec 14th. Visited Alpe dHuez in march 2006 as friends

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