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AURIS EN OISANS, FRANCE

Ski Holidays in Auris en Oisans

Situated in the 250km Alpe d’Huez ski domain, Auris en Oisians is an ideal option for skiers and snowboarders in search of a peaceful and laid-back stay next to some of the best slopes in Europe.

Resort Statistics

Auris en Oisans ski area
Level Rating Runs
Beginners 38
Intermediates 74
Advanced 23
Snowboarders
Total Runs 135
Good for
  • Off piste
  • Families
  • Non-skiers
Resort features Snowshoeing Snow sure Traditional village resort Picturesque
Resort Statistics
Altitude 1600m
Km of Piste 249km
Directions of Slopes S
Longest Run 16km
Drag Lifts 41
Ski Lifts 82
Snow Parks 4
Highest Lift 3300m
Uphill Capacity 102633
Chairlifts 23
Gondolas/Cable cars 15

Auris en Oisans Ski Resort

Alpe d’Huez is one of the leading ski resorts in France. Auris en Oisians sits at 1600m and consists of 11 hamlets and exposed southern slopes, ranging from 700m to 1600m. The most popular of these are The Chestnut, The Certis and La Balme.

As the villages are based close to the stunning slopes and the picturesque Parc National des Ecrins, the atmosphere is truly magical.

Snow conditions in Auris en Oisans

The ski season here runs from November to April, with snow cannons in use on several runs to ensure a smooth surface. 28 snow cannons between Auris en Oisians and Alpe d’Huez ensures the link between the resorts is skiable throughout the season.

Skiing in Auris en Oisans

With close links to Alpe d'Huez village and Oz en Oisans, the resort is perfectly located and packed with excellent slopes. The resort is connected to a wide network of ski areas, offering plenty of different options for beginners, intermediates and experts. Advanced skiers will enjoy Alpe d’Huez’s famous La Sarenne slope - at 16km, it's the longest black slope in Europe!

Apres ski, restaurants and other activities in Auris en Oisans

The traditional shops, bars and restaurants maintain a lovely close-knit feeling that really makes you feel at home. There is plenty of choice of activities for visitors to choose from across Auris en Oisans, including guided hikes, tennis tournaments, grass scooters, mini golf and theatre. Even when you are done on the slopes, you will find plenty to enjoy in this phenomenal resort.

Walking is another excellent option for visitors, who can take in the sublime environment by exploring some of the region’s picturesque routes.

Transfer time in Auris en Oisans

The closest airport to Auris en Oisans is Grenoble, which is around two hours away.


Please note: The lift and mountain stats are for the whole Alpe d'Huez ski domain, which is all lift-linked from Auris en Oisans.