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La Joue du Loup

La Joue du Loup Ski Resort Guide

La Joue du Loup, France

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift2,500m8,202ft
Resort Height1,500m4,921ft
 Nearest AirportsGrenoble and Chambery
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La Joue du Loup

Linked to larger Superdévoluy by lift ( 10km by road ), the building design is rather less severe, but still offers doorstep skiing through the surrounding larch forests. Nightlife is quieter and informal with a small selection of bars and restaurants.

Summary

The French ski resort of La Joue du Loup is in the French Alps at an altitude of 1,500m4,921ft.

La Joue du Loup is part of the Dévoluy ski area with access to 100km62 miles of downhill skiing, with 120 marked pistes, served by a total of 25 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in La Joue du Loup itself (60 pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Dévoluy ski resort of SuperDévoluy.

With ski lifts as high as 2,500m8,202ft, snow cover is generally reliable.

Skiing

La Joue du Loup offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Snowboarding

La Joue du Loup offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in La Joue du Loup.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in La Joue du Loup?

The next notable snow forecast is 1cm1in, expected on 8 November.

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Ski Area Stats

La Joue du Loup Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 5 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
15
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
25
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
15
Cross Country
Total Length
35km22 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
26

Dévoluy Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
10
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
30
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
50
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
30
Downhill
Total Length
100km62 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
43km27 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
25

Altitudes

La Joue du Loup Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,500m8,202ft
Lowest Piste1,500m4,921ft
Resort Altitude (La Joue du Loup)1,500m4,921ft
Max Vertical1,000m3,281ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for La Joue du Loup
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

La Joue du Loup Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in La Joue du Loup is 4km2 miles long.

Location and Map

Where is La Joue du Loup?

This ski resort is in the French Alps in Devoluy, Hautes-Alpes.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to La Joue du Loup is Grenoble, 90 minutes drive away.

Chambery, Marseille Provence, Lyon St-Exupéry, Lyon Bron, Avignon, Annecy and Geneva airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 26 ski lifts are able to uplift 2,250 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 2km1 miles of ski runs, with 8 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is La Joue du Loup open?

 Open from : December 12, 2020*
*Dévoluy.

 Closes : April 10, 2021*
*Dévoluy.

Usual opening is mid December, and usual closing is Mid April.

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

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in La Joue du Loup, 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 La Joue du Loup Tourist Office for the latest.

La Joue du Loup