Les Deux Alpes Ski Holidays - Largest Skiable Glacier In Europe
Les Deux Alpes cheap ski holiday area has a huge vertical of 2,300 metres. With 102 runs spread over 225 km of piste there is a whole host of opportunities for skiing in various areas all serviced by 51 ski lifts. Les 2 Alpes is home to the largest skiable glacier in Europe and also has a whopping 1,400 hectares of off-piste skiing terrain. With most of the last minute ski holiday resort being snowsure and over 200 snow cannons on the lower slopes, you are sure to have a great skiing experience even late into the French ski holiday season.
The whole last minute ski holiday area rises up behind the resort to the glacier 2,300 metres above. Beginners are well serviced in the resort with 27 greens and 45 blues in the area served by lots of lifts providing plenty of opportunities to get the basics down. There are also a choice of two ski schools, the large Ecole de ski Français or the International Ski School.
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Intermediate skiers on a cheap ski holiday in Les 2 Alpes will enjoy this area the most; with 18 reds and 45 blues to explore throughout the resort. You can take the underground funicular running up to the Glacier du Mont Lans which you can ski full descents from. You can also try the parallel slalom stadium for a bit of fun.
Although expert skiers do not have the best share of the runs (14 black and 18 reds), the lift link to La Grave is a great benefit. The 2,100 metre descent down to La Grave from the Girose Glacier is widely regarded as one of the most dangerous and challenging descents on earth. Several expert skiers have lost their lives to this run, so it should not be taken lightly.
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The tiny resort of La Grave itself is widely regarded because of its incredible expert skiing, as well as some of the best off-piste skiing in the world. There are two cable cars to bring skiers back up from La Grave to the Glacier and guides are recommended for all the descents.
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