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Summer lifts in Les 2 Alpes

Discover the Les 2 Alpes summer lifts and areas


Les Deux Alpes is incredibly popular in summer, attracting thousands of mountain bikers, hikers, cyclists and summer skiers. Yes you heard that correctly, the glacier is open in summer for skiing, snowboarding and access to the snowpark. 

Lifts are open to give access to the summer ski area, and mountain bikers and hikers can take the Jandri express up as far as the bottom of the glacier to enjoy some of the many MTB trails and walking routes on this side of the valley. The Village 1800 and Diable lifts are also open on this side in summer. 

On the opposite side, the Vallée Blanche lift gives you access to more mountain bike trails and you can also take the Venosc gondola during the summer months. 

Lifts will stop running in the case of high winds or bad weather, but you can check on this before you head out by looking at the live lift status

Summer lift pass prices are slightly different to winter - it is worth checking the which lifts you can use before setting off. Paragliders also have access to a number of lifts throughout the summer.

Lift access and restrictions
  Funicular Cable cars Gondolas Chair lifts Drag lifts
Wheelchair access X X X
Pedestrians X
Paragliders  /Parapentes X X X X
Dogs X X X X X
Babies X

Wheelchair access: People in wheelchairs may need to be accompanied by someone who can assist them going up and down stairs.
Babies: It is not recommended to expose babies to sudden changes in altitude or temperature - if lift staff consider your child too young to travel on certain lifts they reserve the right to refuse you entry. You are advised not to take children under three years old up to the glacier.

Les Deux Alpes is a high altitude resort and the lifts can take you as high as 3,200m. Please consult your doctor before arriving in resort if you have heart problems or any other medical problem that may be exacerbated by a rapid change in altitude.

Winter 22/23 ski season build up, Les 2 Alpes

Season dates in Les 2 Alpes

If you're looking for summer lift opening and closing dates, there is a dedicated page so please take a look here.

image of a mountain face in the summer with green grass and trees and snow on the mountain peaks at the top

How to get passes

You can buy tickets directly from the lift pass offices or buy your passes in advance online. See all the summer lift prices and options available. 

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Find your way around with our maps for summer hiking and walking or mountain biking

If you're looking to winter head over to our ski pass prices