About Summer Lift Opening Dates in Alpe d'Huez
Below you'll find all the summer opening times of Alpe d'Huez lifts to help you plan your holiday. There are a smaller number of lifts operating in Alpe d'Huez in the summer than in the winter, but the ones that do run in the summer give you more than enough access to the mountains.
In Alpe d'Huez there are a smaller number of lifts open in the summer than in the winter. They generally open between 8am-9am and close around 5pm-6pm and some of the lifts even close for lunch, so make sure you plan your day accordingly!
This year the Alpe d'Huez summer lift system will be open from:
1st of July until the 28th of August 2016
Whilst access to summer skiing will open from late June (depending on snow conditions) and running as long as conditions allow. Glacier lift access in summer is as follows:
- Grandes Rousses gondola 1 : 7:30 (Last uplift skiers: 11:00)
- Grandes Rousses gondola 2 : 7:40 (Last uplift skiers: 11:15)
- Pic Blanc cable : 7:45 (Last uplift for skiers: 11:30, Last downhill skiers: 14:30)
- Glacier chairlift : 8h00-12h00