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Skiing & Snowboarding in Les Houches

Just 6 km down the valley from Chamonix, Les Houches offers jaw dropping views of the mighty Mont Blanc and some of the best tree runs in the Valley.

Les Houches Skiing & Snowboard Guide

Freestyle
Pistes
Spectacular setting. Great freeriding through the trees. Caters well for riders of all abilities.
Flat spots between the lifts. Low altitude terrain.

Elevation

Summit 1900 m

Vertical Drop 950 m

Base 950 m

Lifts (14)

Cable Cars 2

Chair Lifts 8

Drag Lifts 4

The Snowboarding

Freeriding Choose your own adventure with epic tree runs through the forest.

Freestyle Les Houches' Bellevue Snowpark is one of the best in the Valley and caters well for beginners and experts alike.

Pistes Wide open tree-lined pistes and some steep sections to keep speed freaks happy. Don't miss La Verte des Houches.

Beginner Pistes 2

Intermediate Pistes 8

Advanced Pistes 13

Expert Pistes 4 (including the World Cup run 'La Verte des Houches')

Total Riding 55 km

Location Map

Practical Information

Resort Opening

28 November to 17 April

Resort Prices

42.00 € Day Pass, 210.00 € 6-Day Pass

Nearest Airport

Geneva International Airport (1 h 4 min)
Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport (2 h 1 min)
Grenoble-Isère Airport (2 h 4 min)
Chambéry-Savoie Airport (1 h 23 min)

Tourist Office

Office de Tourisme Les Houches
9 Place de la Mairie
74310 Les Houches
France

Phone: +33 (0)4 50 55 50 62
Web: www.leshouches.com
Email: info@leshouches.com

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Les Houches Skiing & Snowboarding Gallery

  • Chair Lift in Les Houches-Saint Gervais

    © Pierre Raphoz

  • On-piste snowboarding in Les Houches

    © Monica DALMASSO

  • Tree-lined powder fields in Prarion, Les Houches

    © Jean-Charles POIROT

Les Houches Skiing1 Snowboarding Videos

Les Houches is described as the balcony of the Chamonix Valley and from its vantage point 6 km from Chamonix you get a stunning panorama of the whole Mont Blanc range. In Les Houches you're actually at the foot of the Mont Blanc and one of the climbing routes to the summit starts from here.

Another outstanding thing with Les Houches is the superb runs carved through the forest which provide great freeride opportunities right from the top of the mountain. This huge vertical drop and varied terrain is the reason one of the most famous downhill ski races, the Kandahar, takes place in Les Houches every year.

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