On your doorstep - literally!
24 runs/16 lifts/60 snow cannons
Walk out of the apartment and you’re literally on the slopes. With the ski school on your doorstep, and a range of blue (10) and green (4) runs for beginners, and a variety of red (9) runs this is definitely a great base.
La Grande Terche (or St Jean d'Aulps Station as it is now called) has definitely got a family feel; with the same instructors year after year, greeting 'regulars' on the slopes is commonplace.
Snow-permitting, we believe that this resort has two of the best runs in the entire area:
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Kids from 3+ Club Piou Piou – next to the cable car above ESF (École du Ski Français). Both our children came through this wondefully friendly programme and loved it.
Through ESF – next to the cable car. Lots of patient ski instructors at your service!
The Balad’Aulps bus leaves from outside the cable car, 1euro a ride and you can visit Le Boit, Saint Jean D’Aulps, Essert-Romand, Montriond, Morzine and Les Gets.
Portes du Soleil
_Portes du Soleil consists of 14 ski resorts offering a wide range of opportunities for all ski & snowboarding abilities on over 650km of pistes. The closest of these are:
280 runs/193 lifts.
Some beautiful slopes here...!
51 runs/34 lifts.
Pretty much guaranteed snow all season as this is the highest point. Some amazing runs but tends to get quite busy.
And if you don't ski...