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Disabled skiing in Alpe d'Huez

Discover the top Alpe d'Huez disabled skiing options


Alpe d'Huez is a fantastic resort to visit for people with disabilities, who can enjoy everything that it has to offer both in the town and mountains.

A disabled skier tries assisted skiing in a sitski

Handiski and Adaptive Skiing

The instructors at the ESF Ski School are specially trained and have a range of adapted ski equipment including Skibots, Single Ski, Double Ski, GMS and Bi-Ski.

Both children and adults are catered for, with instructors that are passionate about giving you the ultimate skiing experience, whatever your disability. You are advised to book at least 15 days in advance, and then to confirm one week before arrival to ensure that the most appropriate equipment is available for your lesson.

Their aims are to:

  • Help you to explore the mountain environment
  • Discover and share the thrills of snowsports
  • Push back the limits of disability to autonomy

Equipment hire is included in the lesson price.

Disabled athlete skiing at the Paralympics

Disabled tourism in Alpe d'Huez

The Alpe d'Huez tourist office can provide you with a list of accommodation and accommodation providers who offer disabled access and specifically modified apartments or chalets.

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Wheelchair access in Alpe d'Huez

Easy access has been created in Alpe d'Huez for the sports centre, the swimming pool and shopping areas.

About Alpe d'Huez Ski Pass Prices

Lifts and Attractions

Reduced price ski passes are available for people with disabilities. A medical certificate will be required when you buy your passes and those accompanying partially sighted or disabled skiers will also pay a reduced per day rate.

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Find your way around with Piste Maps for Alpe d'Huez. Take a look at this year's Ski Lift Pass Prices and if you're not sure which one to buy, read our Guide for more information.