Winter at Chalet Ribot
The Alpe d'Huez ski area on your ski pass includes the satellite villages of Vaujany, Villard-Reculas and Auris-en-Oisans making this one of the largest ski areas in Europe.
Alpe d'Huez offers fantastic opportunities for beginners, intermediates and advanced skiers. High altitude and glacier skiing offers fantastic conditions even in the mildest of winters.
Due to the high altitude and the snow making facilities, Alpe d'Huez is guaranteed to open for the first weekend in December, so you can benefit from early season deals on flights and accommodation.
The resort of Alpe d'Huez has over 238 km of linked pistes and is home to the famous Pic Blanc.
The Sarenne, the world's longest black ski piste is 16 km in length and departs from an incredibly high altitude of over 3,000 meters. This ski run then descends over 2200m in vertical drop before delivering you back to the Altiport.
Alpe d'Huez has 20 legendary off-piste ski routes, a snow park with a half pipe, night time skiing & night time sledding with a chair lift.
There is a fantastic choice of après ski bars and restaurants.
A 6 day ski pass includes two days in Les Deux Alpes and one day in each of the following areas: Serre Chevalier, Puy Saint Vincent, Montgenevre and the Italian Milky Way (without having to queue at the sales desks, except at the Italian Milky way where presentation of the sales receipt is required).
It also offers a 25% discount on the La Grave pass (present your pass and sales receipt at the sales desks).
In Alpe d’Huez, a 6 day pass also includes:
- one entry to the Alpe d’Huez outdoor swimming pool,
- one entry to the Alpe d’Huez ice rink
- and one activity at the Alpe d’Huez sports centre before 4pm: weight training, squash, tennis, jorky ball, crazy golf, climbing (two climbing walls), swimming pool, table tennis, badminton, indoor football, basketball, handball, volleyball. Visitors with their own equipment may also use the archery range or air rifle shooting range outside lesson times (equipment rental not included).
See our Links page for more information at the 'Alpe d'Huez official website'.
Resort characteristics: 43 green runs, 38 blue, 40 red and 16 black runs. 2 special areas exclusively for beginners, 1 floodlit run, 50 km of cross-country ski trails, 30 km of hiking paths and 1 night sledge run.
Some of the activities at Chalet Ribot in the Winter
Alpe d'Huez is well know for its family ski holidays due to its compatibility with the novice and intermediate skier. However, for this very reason, Alpe d'Huez is also an incredible resort for the more advanced skier who wants to experience the fresh powder snow that can remain untouched for days on end after a heavy snow fall. - Find out more
Read more about what you can do at Chalet Ribot in the summer.