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Auris-en-Oisans

Auris-en-Oisans Ski Resort Guide

Auris-en-Oisans, France

Rated: 2/5 (from 5 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length45km28 miles
Highest Lift2,200m7,218ft
Resort Height1,600m5,249ft
 Nearest AirportsGrenoble and Lyon Bron
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Auris-en-Oisans

A mix of new and old, the modern development is made up of wood-clad buildings in a pleasant chalet style, above the old village. Limited facilities but a relaxed base on the huge Alpe D'Huez ski area. The resort operates a Leisure Activities Card giving the bearer free access to some activities and discounts on others.

Summary

The French ski resort of Auris-en-Oisans is in the French Alps at an altitude of 1,600m5,249ft, with 45km28 miles of marked runs.

Auris-en-Oisans is part of the Alpe d’Huez grand domaine Ski area with access to 389km242 miles of downhill skiing, with 304 marked pistes, served by a total of 150 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Auris-en-Oisans itself (45km28 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Alpe d’Huez grand domaine Ski ski resorts of Alpe d'Huez, Oz-en-Oisans, Vaujany and Villard Reculas.

The ski resort itself is at 1,600m5,249ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,200m7,218ft, snow cover is generally reliable.

Skiing

There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

Snowboarding

Auris-en-Oisans offers some good boarding and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Auris-en-Oisans.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Auris-en-Oisans?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm1in, expected on 1 December, with around 18cm7in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Auris-en-Oisans Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
17
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
39
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
37
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
42
Downhill
Total Length
45km28 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
8km5 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
15

Alpe d’Huez grand domaine Ski Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
40
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
88
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
82
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
94
Downhill
Total Length
389km242 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
150

Altitudes

Auris-en-Oisans Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,200m7,218ft
Lowest Piste1,600m5,249ft
Resort Altitude (Auris-en-Oisans)1,600m5,249ft
Max Vertical600m1,969ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Auris-en-Oisans
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Apres-Ski

Auris-en-Oisans Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Tunnel'.

Location and Map

Where is Auris-en-Oisans?

This ski resort is in the French Alps in Alpe D’huez Grand Domaine Ski, Isère.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Auris-en-Oisans is Grenoble, 100 minutes drive away.

Lyon Bron, Chambery, Lyon St-Exupéry, Annecy, Geneva, Turin Caselle and Saint-Étienne airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 15 ski lifts are able to uplift 16,700 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 22km14 miles of ski runs, with 33 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Auris-en-Oisans open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Late April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

Piste Map

Auris-en-Oisans Piste Map
Auris-en-Oisans

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Auris-en-Oisans, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Auris-en-Oisans Tourist Office for the latest.

Auris-en-Oisans