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Ski Lift Opening Dates Alpe d'Huez

Discover the latest Alpe d'Huez lift opening & closing dates


The extensive lift network in Alpe d'Huez is open both in summer and winter. For the 2020/21 winter season, snow cover permitting, the ski area is scheduled to open on the following dates:

Saturday 5th December 2020 to Saturday 24th April 2021

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Dates may be subject to change depending on snow cover and conditions.

If you're skiing over to other villages in the Grande Domaine ski area, be aware of the times of the last lifts to get you back to Alpe d'Huez centre. If you do happen to encounter any problems simply speak to the nearest “lifty” for advice – look for the black and orange outfits: 

  • Auris-en-Oisans: 16:15
  • Villard Reculas: 16:20
  • Oz-en-Oisans: 16:30
  • Vaujany: 16:00
  • Alpette:16:10
  • Mont Frais: 15:45

Keep an eye on live lift status and visit our maps page to find the location of all the pistes. Read more about the ski lift system in Alpe d'Huez and find out more about the variety of winter activities you can do on your visit, or check out this year's ski lift pass prices