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Les Houches Ski Resort

Les Houches Resort Guide

Les Houches, France

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Les Houches Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners and Snowboarders.
Total Piste Length55km34 miles
Highest Lift1,900m6,234ft
Resort Height1,010m3,314ft
 Nearest AirportsGeneva and Annecy
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Les Houches at a glance

Small and spread out traditional village at the foot of Mont Blanc. It has a famous World Cup run and is home to 1962 Champion Emile Allais.

 When will it snow in Les Houches?

The next notable snow forecast for Les Houches is 7cm3in, expected on 10 December, with around 51cm20in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Les Houches Facts, Stats and Ratings

Les Houches Rated

Ratings for Les Houches
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

How High is Les Houches?

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Les Houches
Highest Lift1,900m6,234ft
Resort Altitude (Les Houches)1,010m3,314ft
Lowest Piste950m3,117ft
Max Vertical950m3,117ft

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

Les Houches Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Les Houches
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
12
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 6 
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 4 
Downhill
Total Length
55km34 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
7km4 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
17

Ski Pass Mont Blanc Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Ski Pass Mont Blanc
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
66
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
206
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
155
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
54
Downhill
Total Length
952km592 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
248
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Les Houches Summary

The French Ski Resort of Les Houches is part of the Ski Pass Mont Blanc area with access to 952km592 miles of downhill skiing, with 507 marked pistes, served by a total of 248 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Les Houches itself (55km34 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Ski Pass Mont Blanc ski resorts of Argentière, Chamonix, Combloux, Cordon, Le Tour, Les Contamines, Megève, Passy Plaine Joux and St Gervais Mont-Blanc.

Les Houches Piste Map

Les Houches Piste Map
Les Houches

Les Houches Overview

Small and spread out traditional village in the shadow of Mont Blanc. It has a famous World Cup run and is home to 1962 Champion Emile Allais.

On the Mountain

The most difficult run is the 'La Verte', which is 3km2 miles in length.

Skiing in Les Houches

Les Houches offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Snowboarding in Les Houches

Les Houches offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Les Houches.

When is Les Houches open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Les Houches.

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

NOTE:- Lift and Piste openings are always subject to Snow Conditions in Les Houches.

Snow Making

Les Houches is able to make snow, on 12km7 miles of ski runs, with 110 snow cannons.

Ski Lift Capacity

The 17 ski lifts of Les Houches are able to uplift 16,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Les Houches?

Les Houches is in the French Alps in Ski Pass Mont Blanc, Haute-Savoie, France.

How can I get to Les Houches?

 By Air

The nearest airports to Les Houches are Geneva, Annecy and Sion. There are 10 airports within three hours drive. Annecy and Geneva are just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

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