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Les Houches

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The ski resort of Les Houches is located in the Chamonix Valley in the Haute Savoie region  just 6km from Chamonix, the capital of skiing and mountaineering. Situated at the foot of Mont Blanc Les Houches offers fantastic views of the peaks of surrounding Chamonix.

The ski area of Les Houches can be found at a height of 950m and extends to 1900m. From the summit you can enjoy some of the best views in Europe. The pistes of Les Houches are regularly used for international events most notably the 'Kandahar' run is used annually for the Men's Downhill World Cup Ski Championships.

Most of the ski runs of Les Houches are located over pasture land, so not requiring a large amount of snow fall to cover the slopes. With plenty of wooded areas this makes for great skiing when the bad weather comes in.  When necessary, artificial snow coverage is assured by 127 snow making machines covering 23 hectares.

Les Houches is a pleasant and very French village with a lot of charm, you will find a good selection of shops, restaurants and bars. You will find a good selection of catered ski chalets, self catered chalets and apartments.

For Ski accommodation in the Chamonix Valley just follow the link

If you wish to check out information on other resorts in the Chamonix Valley follow the link Chamonix ski resort guide

Key Facts: Les Houches

  • 4 green
  • 19 Lifts
  • 16000 Skiers per hour
  • 6 blue
  • 55 km of pistes
  • Min.alt 1000
  • 12 red
  • 127 Snow Cannons
  • Max.alt 1800
  • 2 black
  • 6 Piste bashers
  • Max vert drop. 800

Ski lifts prices () Les Houches 6 days:

  • Children 116
  • Adult 166
  • Over 62 149

Key Facts: Chamonix Mont Blanc Unlimited

  • 19 green
  • 100 Lifts
  • 110 Skiers per hour
  • 44 blue
  • 550 km of pistes
  • Min.alt 1035
  • 46 red
  • 600 Snow Cannons
  • Max.alt 3842
  • 18 black
  • 35 Piste bashers
  • Max vert drop. 2087

Ski lifts prices () Chamonix Mont Blanc Unlimited 6 days:

  • Children 217
  • Adult 255
  • Over 62 127

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New for this season

The new Bellevue hotel, built in 1818 ,the hotel has been reconstructed to offer 12 panoramic rooms, a spa and much more.

Interested in this resort?

Call the Resort on
0033 450 555062