Les Houches / Savoie

alt. 1035m

Les Houches Northern Alps

Chamonix centre

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Bicable gondola

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Mont Blanc Aiguille du Midi depuis Argentiere

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Office de Tourisme de Chamonix

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Aiguille du Midi

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Aiguille du Midi

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Weather report

Clear forecasted today. Temperature low 0 °C, high 7 °C. Freezing level at 2642 meters. Wind at 3km/h E.

Snow depth

Snow report Thursday February 21

lower 50 - 90cm
mid 100cm
upper 143cm

Snow condition Hard packed.

Snow anomaly

99 %

Average long-year snow depth in week 08 is 70cm on the lower slopes and 144cm on the upper slopes. Current snow depth is below long-term average.


87 %
14 of 16 lifts in operation

Snow sure

Score based on 10yr average snow depth and temperature


Ski area

The ski area of Les Houches consists of 55km of skiing slopes between 1000-1900m altitude. There are 25km of blue, 25km of red and 5km of black slopes. The skiarea is serviced by 15 lifts.

Ski map


The ski region Les Houches was voted an average of 7.1 by our visitors.


Les Houches was quiet as were the pistes so there was plenty of room. The skiing was great and is better suited to early intermediates. I found the blue slopes were a bit too narrow and icy for begi..


Closest transit point for ski destination Les Houches is Geneve airport. The travel distance is 75.0 km which equals an est. travel time of 57 mins.


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