About Summer Lift Pass Options in Alpe d'Huez
Alpe d'huez has passes for hikers and bikers in the summer months as well as passes that grant you free days in the surrounding resorts of Les Deux Alpes, Montgenevre and Serre Chevalier making Alpe d'Huez the perfect place to base yourself whilst you explore the surrounding mountains.
Full area skipass
Premium passes are available from 3 days upwards and give you access to all the summer lifts, whether you're on foot or on a bike, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, outdoor ice rink, sledging before 2pm, 26 activities at the Palais des Sports leisure centre (equipment rental charged extra), tennis courts at the Palais des Sports, crazy golf, outdoor tennis courts, Huez and Oisans museums, Thursday evening concert at Notre-Dame des Neiges (€2 donation) plus reduced prices for golf, horse riding and rafting in La Grave and on the Vénéon with Visalp * Equipment rental charged extra
The 6 day (or longer) Visalp pass also includes one day access to the MTB trails of the neighbouring resorts of Les Deux Alpes, Serre Chevalier and Montgenèvre. These tickets cannot be bought on line, only at the ticket offices.
Summer Luge passes can be bought in resort at a price of 3 euros per go, or in packs of 10 for 17 euros, or 25 for 35 euros. Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult.
Summer skiing passes
Summer skiing happens, weather and snow conditions permitting, from late June. You can only buy these passes at the ticket offices in resort, and not on line. You will need a passport or another form of ID when you go to buy the pass. Summer skiing takes place on the piste du glacier, Combe du tunnel, Combe de Sarenne and a cross country ski area.
Mountain bike passes
With over 250kms of tracks and trails over eight resorts and a single, 32km, run with over two and a half thousand vertical metres Alpe d'Huez is a mountain bike destination with something for everyone. Serviced by nine adapted lifts Alpe d'Huez is home to lots of trails including the longest DH race in the world, the Megavalanche. Choose from as little as 1 day mountain biking, up to the whole season. Passes bought for 6 days or more also include one day access to the MTB trails in the neighbouring resorts of Les Deux Alpes, Serre Chevalier and Montgenèvre. You'lll need to pay a 2€ deposit for the rechargeable pass, or re-use one from a previous visit.
Family pass discounts apply for 4 identical passes bought for the same time period. You must be able to prove that you are a family and bring a passport or another form of identification to prove your ages. Under 5's and over 72's can get access to the lifts for free. Photos are required on any summer passes of 15 days or longer.
Children under 5 and adults 72 yrs plus go free - proof of age required.
Take a walk around the lake at 2,100m or see views of one fifth of France from an altitude of 3,330m. From 1,450m to 3,330m, take a walk and enjoy the fresh air alone or with your family. Passes include all lifts open for the summer and are available to buy from 1 day up to the whole season.
Season & annual passes
Summer season passes are available and it's compulsory to have a picture on these passes. With your season pass you also get access to the Grande Galaxie area and unlimited access to the pedestrian lifts, 35 marked and maintained trails : 14 permanent downhill trails, 10 endurance routes end 11 cross-country tracks, access to the summer sledging from 10 to 2 (subject to operating conditions) and 9 days’ free pedestrian in the other Grande Galaxie resorts : 3 days to 2 Alpes (without having to go to the desk), 3 days to Serre Chevalier (go to the desk) and 3 days to Montgenèvre (go to the desk). A 2€ is also needed for the rechargeable pass. Use the lifts for hiking, mountain biking or access to the summer ski area.