Les 2 Alpes' Glacier opens for Summer 2012

Thu 14 June 12

Thanks to the large amount of snowfalls during winter 2011-12, as well as some recent snowfalls Les 2 Alpes Glacier is ready to open for the summer.

Les 2 Alpes' Glacier opens for Summer 2012

Les 2 Alpes' Glacier opens for Summer 2012 © Les 2 Alpes

The glacier offers excellent condition, from 3,600m to 3,200m.and will be open every day, from 7.15 to 12.30, until Saturday 1st September 2012.

An average of 2,000 riders ascend Les 2 Alpes’ glacier every day, making a total of 135,201 riders in a single summer.

Les Deux Alpes Glacier 2012
Les Deux Alpes Glacier 2012
Les 2 Alpes

The glacier is characterised by its gentle incline and wide runs that allow beginners to learn how to ski and snowboard with ease. 40% of the resort’s clientele in the summer also come to perfect their freestyle technique in the snowpark.

Summer at the Glacier compromises of:

- 18 hectares open from 7.30am to 1pm / beginners, advanced, lessons or individuals.

- Served by 2 draglifts and a ski tow dedicated to the 2 pipes.

- 2 half pipes, one of which is an Olympic-size super pipe, hips, quarters, modules, whoops, hand rails, big airs, … Includes a pro zone, an advanced zone and a fun zone.

- Constant entertainment and activities: PA system, DJ decks, barbecue, equipment testing and competitions for beginners.

- 9 members of staff and 30 volunteer shapers every day.

- Summer camps since 1996… A real success! The concept: 1 week, 1 Freestyle course, 1 accommodation, 1 ski pass, meals and coaching with 1 instructor, riding idols,  snowsports heroes, and star brands.

 Lift passes

Day pass: Adult: €35.30 /-13yrs and + 65yrs: €28.30

½ day pass (from 9.30am): Adult: €28.30 /-13yrs and + 65yrs: €23.10

6-day + pass:

Unlimited access to ski lifts for summer skiing and walking + complementary facilities (swimming pool, ice-rink, tennis, archery, golf, water sports, summer tobogganing) and preferential rates for other activities.

Adult 6-day pass: €177 /-13yrs and + 65yrs: €141.60

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Snowboard Guide rating 7 out of 10 “Decent all-year, all-style resort, with some great carving terrain and good off-piste, but the place can be hellishly busy at weekends and over holidays.”

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