Altitude: 1850-2725 Meters

Orcières Merlette 1850 in short

  • Ski safaris available
  • Sunny skiing
  • Pleasant climate

The modern buildings of the ski resort of Orcières-Merlette are surrounded by a marvellous landscape with a spectacular view of Mount Le Drouvet, with its summit at over 2650m of altitude. The ski area is situated on the edge of the National Park of Ecrins, 40 km northeast of Gap, benefiting from the pleasant and sunny weather often found in the Southern Alps. The many perfect ski slopes here are a solid guarantee of a wonderful ski holiday for ski enthusiasts.

The ski area has 28 lifts giving access to 85km of ski runs where snow is assured by 18 snow cannons. There is also an impressive 50km of cross-country skiing accessible from here. This ski area's orientation guarantees lots of sunshine which means many tourists return year after year knowing they can count on favourable weather conditions which have made this resort famous. You can enjoy long days of skiing on superb slopes and then ski all the way back to the resort at the end of the day. For those looking for an adrenaline rush, there is a great snow park and some fantastic off-piste skiing here.

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Overview of slopes and lifts in Orcières Merlette 1850


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Green slopes19 km Drag lifts20Start of the season11 December
Blue slopes31 km Chair lifts7End of the season18 April
Red slopes35 km Gondola lifts3Glacier
Black slopes15 km Train0Min. altitude1850 m
Total100 km Capacity27630 Pers./HourMax. altitude2725 m

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Off-piste & freestyle in Orcières Merlette 1850

Snow parks 1Tables
Half pipeBoxes
Quarter pipeRails
BoardercrossOff-piste allowed
KickersOff-piste zone

Ski pass prices (low season)

Low season 6-day ski pass Children Adults Free up to
Orcières Merlette 1850 EUR 153.90 EUR 189.80 4 Years old

Ski pass prices (high season)

High season 6-day ski pass Children Adults Free up to
Orcières Merlette 1850 EUR 153.90 EUR 189.80 4 Years old

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Orcières Merlette 1850

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The information applies for the ski area of Orcières-Merlette. During the ski season information is updated daily.

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