Orcieres Merlette / Hautes Alpes

alt. 1850m

Orcières Merlette Southern Alps

Drouvet summit 2655m

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Orcieres 1850m

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Orcieres Croze

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Les Rouies

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Weather report

Heavy rain forecasted today. Temperature low 4 °C, high 13 °C.

Weather today

Weather conditions at low to mid altitude (2069m)

Weather outlook

Weather conditions at low altitude (1850m)

Mountain weather

Mountain temperature at 2725m 1 to -2°C. Freezing level at 2828 meters.

Snow forecast

5-day snow forecast

lower cm
mid cm
upper 5cm
2288 m
2725 m

5cm settles on the upper slopes in the next 5 days

Snow sure

Score based on 10yr average snow depth and temperature


Ski area

The ski area of Orcieres Merlette consists of 100km of skiing slopes between 1850-2725m altitude. 92% is above 2000m. Most of the area (58%) is facing South. There are 46km of blue, 43km of red and 11km of black slopes serviced by 30 lifts.

Ski map


The ski region Orcieres Merlette was voted an average of 7.2 by our visitors.


Closest transit point for ski destination Orcieres Merlette is Grenoble airport. The travel distance is 120 km which equals an est. travel time of 2 hours 0 mins.


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