Les Houches

Ski resorts in France
Located in one of the most prestigious massif's of the Alps, the Mont Blanc, at 5 km from the World ski and mountaineering capital, the village of Les Houches, nestled at 1000 m, has preserved it's natural and built patrimony. It's breathtaking views is a discovery of exceptional natural sites. The ski area of Les Houches, which peaks at 1900 m, has more than 55 km of wooded slopes. Les Houches welcomes both family skiing, as well as international competitions such as the Alpine Ski World Cup and the Telemark World Cup. And dont forget the Les Houches snowpark.
Les Houches belong to Chamonix.

Les Houches Snow forecast

  • Wednesday
    0.2 in rain
    Partly cloudy
    59°F
    2 mph
  • Thursday
    0.1 in rain
    Fair
    64°F
    3 mph
  • Friday
    0.6 in rain
    Heavy rain
    60°F
    2 mph

Facts about Les Houches

Slopes (Total: 30)
Green Learning / beginner:2
Blue Easy:10
Red Intermediate:14
Black Advanced / Expert:4

Lifts (Total: 16)
Gondola lift:1
Aerial tramway:1
Chair lifts:8

Vertical drop
Les Houches Vertical drop
Mountain high: 6234 ft
Vertical drop: 2953 ft
Mountain low: 3281 ft

Areas
Snowparks:2
Childrens area:1
Country: France
Haute-Savoie

Reviews for Les Houches

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Magnus E
Magnus E (Guest)
29/06/1999
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Small and flat, you do not go to Chamonix to visit this back.
We went for a day here during the week when the avalanche went on a le tour. My rating is based on the fact that the hill is located in this high-alpine area and borders between 1 and 2. However, the rating will be after a mature consideration. This depends on all the sluggish Englishmen and Germans who should be portrayed in anything but the pulkback. "IDIOTS"

As said.
Stay away from Les Houches.

Chumbum
Chumbum (Guest)
29/05/1999
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Les Houches is a few kilometers from Chamonix and has five lifts and maybe ten runs. The chase after snowfall here is nothing compared to chamonix a few miles from there. Here there are really long, lush slopes for pistachios and beyond the good lines and woodlands. Especially under the elevator and the mountain side next to les Chavants. My tip:
Snows the type + 50cm so stick to Les Houches (if you live in cham) and spend the whole day instead of a few hours of pillows at Grand Montet or Brevent. While you're pumping all day, the foxes are looking for chaos after loosening stains that get over after driving all morning ...
Hope there is a secret to you * yes yes well:>

Most popular photo

Rider: Per-Magnus Olofsson Photo: Tomas Anders

Trail map

Trail map Les Houches

Nearby ski resorts

Saint Gervais Mont-blanc3.7 miles
Chamonix4.3 miles
Les Contamines6.2 miles
Combloux6.8 miles
Megeve8.7 miles
Argentière – Les Grands Montets9.3 miles
Flaine9.3 miles
Sixt11.2 miles

Airports near Les Houches

Genève Aéroport
Driving time: 1 hour, 4 minutes (60 miles)
Distance: 40 miles
Chambery Airport
Driving time: 1 hour, 22 minutes (85 miles)
Distance: 47 miles
Lyon–Saint Exupéry Airport
Driving time: 2 hours, 1 minute (133 miles)
Distance: 83 miles
Torino Airport
Driving time: 2 hours, 4 minutes (110 miles)
Distance: 63 miles
Grenoble Alpes-Isère Airport
Driving time: 2 hours, 6 minutes (135 miles)
Distance: 79 miles