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In this press area you’ll find all the latest information and everything you need to compile your MOUNTAIN articles, whether they are tourist, economy, societal, snowsports, gastronomy-based or otherwise. Don’t hesitate to contact me if you need any help at all, or if you would like me to put you in touch with our resort’s leading figures.

 

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Héléna HOSPITAL
Les 2 Alpes Press Officer
Direct line: +33 (0) 476 795 445
Mobile: +33 (0) 675 209 205
Fax: +33 (0) 476 790 138
Email : helena.hospital@les2alpes.com

Key facts and figures

3,600 metres

The highest ski area in France (from a blue run)

 

1,650 metres

Resort altitude (a 2 km plateau which makes it easy to get to the slopes and the shops)

 

200km of ski runs

70% of the ski area is above 2,000 metres

2,300-metre vertical drop

without using a single ski lift

42 ski lifts

18 button lifts, 15 chair lifts, 5 gondola lifts, 1 funicular lift, 1 ski tow, 1 magic carpet, 1 inclined lift

90 ski runs

11 black, 17 red, 49 blue and 13 green

60 hectares of artificial snow

250 snowmakers / 15% of the ski area

5 free ski lifts

on the lower slopes

18 snow grooming vehicles

operating all year round

Equipment

1 freestyle area (2 alpes freestyle land on la Toura sector at 2,600 metres), 1 kids park, 1 timed parallel slalom video zone, 1 photo jump, 2 DVA parks, 3 slalom stadiums, 1 KL speed skiing zone, 1 viewing platform, 1 ice cave, «selfie» areas, 7 slopeside restaurants and 5 slopeside bars

 

10,000 people

Average daily visitor numbers

905,531 skier days sold

lower than previous year due to the pandemic and closing resort early on March 15th 2020

1,123,500 overnight stays

lower than previous year due to the pandemic and closing resort early on March 15th 2020

29,611 tourist beds
4 labels

Family plus, Les 2 Alpes Label, Qualité Tourisme and 2 Be Safe

 

TOP nationalities

Our 10 leading markets are all European, with 44% of our clientèle from outside of France

56%France   19.3%UK  7%Belgium 5.9%Netherlands   2.6%Italy   1.7%Denmark   1.1%Poland   0.8%Spain   0.7%Switzerland   0.5%Sweden

135,093,394 The turnover generated

by the sports shops, ski schools, shops, restaurants, accommodation and ski lifts.

 

Revenues of more than 135 million Euros

were recorded from the start of last season until14th March 2020, which equates to 78% of the economic activity and a shortfall of 38 million Euros, which represents 22% of the economy.

 

Official photos and videos

From Les 2 Alpes

Photos: copyright free photos of Les 2 Alpes taken by our photographer ©Luka Leroy. Images may be used freely to promote the destination of Les 2 Alpes. Photo credits are compulsory. Photos must not be altered. Please contact me by telephone or email if you would like to receive photos (see my contact details below)

Videos: Our films and videos are available to watch on Les 2 Alpes’ YouTube channel. We can also provide video montage and images should you require them to illustrate events, news stories or other subjects. Our films are produced by ©Kevin Marchal.

 

More info

about Les 2 Alpes
Live
  • Station 1650 - 1800m
  • Crêtes - 2100m
  • Toura-Fee-Bellecombe - 2600m
  • Glacier - 3200m
Weather
Morning
Afternoon 12°
Enneigement
Depth 40 cm
Snow quality Soft
Avalanche risk
2/5 Medium
Weather
Morning
Afternoon 10°
Enneigement
Depth 100 cm
Snow quality Soft
Avalanche risk
2/5 Medium
Weather
Morning
Afternoon
Enneigement
Depth 110 cm
Snow quality Unspecified
Avalanche risk
2/5 Medium
Weather
Morning
Afternoon
Enneigement
Depth 180 cm
Snow quality Unspecified
Avalanche risk
2/5 Medium
Ski lifts
0/49
Open slopes
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