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.
There are four main types of Alpe d'Huez summer lift pass:
- Mountain bike pass - Gives you access to all of the summer lifts and summer luge
- Pedestrian pass - Gives you access to all of the summer lifts and summer luge
- Family passes - Give you a saving on passes for all the summer lifts for families of 4 people or more
- Alpe d'Huez Premium pass - A multi-activity pass which gives you access to all the sports and cultural activities in resort as well as all of the summer lifts
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.
Mountain bike passes
With over 250kms of tracks and trails spread over eight resort villages 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. You'lll need to pay a 2€ deposit for the rechargeable pass, or re-use one from a previous visit.
Also see: Mountain Biking in Alpe d'Huez
Family pass discounts apply for a minimum of 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. Families can be made up of parents or grandparents and at least 2 children under 22 years of age.
You can choose from a 'Classic' family pack which just gives you access to the summer lifts and the luge, or a 'Premium' pack which gives you the same lifts plus access to the swimming pool, ice rink, tennis courts and a whole host of other activities at the Palais des Sports.
Children under 5 and adults 72 yrs plus can use the lifts for 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 with friends or with your family, or dine in one of the summer mountain restaurants. Passes include all lifts open for the summer, the summer luge and are available to buy from 1 day up to the whole season.
Also see: Maps of Alpe d'Huez
Season & annual passes
Summer season passes are available and it's compulsory to have a picture on these passes. A 2€ is also needed for the rechargeable pass. Use the lifts for hiking, walking or mountain biking.
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)
Location: Alpe d'Huez Region