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Telepherique des Glaciers de la Meije - SATG

le Village, 05320 La Grave, France
+33 4 76 79 94 65
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View from the top

The cable car ride to the top was well worth any wait. Be prepared for very cold weather even in... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Esther F
Rehovot, Israel
Slow, quaint, expensive even with family discount

It goes up very high bit it is so so slow! Compared to Austrian and Italian telepheriques it is... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
Aline D
via mobile
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Off Piste - Experience you are not in a typical ski resort...By exploring the domain of La Grave-La Meije, you are not in a typical ski resort.This is a real mountain environment as you head down in an unmarked, and non-patrolled area at your own risk.You must be aware of all mountain hazards including rocks, avalanches, crevasses, and be ready for the possibility of drastic weather changes.In 30 minutes, the cable-car (téléphérique) takes you to 3200m, where you can create your own itinerary for the descent. You can choose from vast glacial escapes to steep chutes, a world away from the marked trails, the ropes, and the signs of a ski resort. Let your skill level and your inspirations guide you.
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le Village, 05320 La Grave, France
+33 4 76 79 94 65
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

The cable car ride to the top was well worth any wait. Be prepared for very cold weather even in the summer. The view is breathtaking.

Thank Esther F
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

It goes up very high bit it is so so slow! Compared to Austrian and Italian telepheriques it is expensive and outdated.

Thank Aline D
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This is a place where skiing is the your objective. Hotels are basic, restaurants are OK, nightlife is non existent. But the skiing is great. No queues , no crowds, no posers, just a huge high ungroomed mountain. Perfect!

Thank Paris B
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

La Grave offers off pist to advanced and intermedium skiers. Very wise to take a guide as La Grave is not using dynamites for securing against avalanches and as there are some cliffs even in the lower parts. We took during 3 days guides from...More

Thank Lars H
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

If you enjoy skiing off piste then this is the Mecca of freeride skiing. Really not for the faint hearted. No piste no be found. Not many people skiing, really you can ski for 40 mins and not see anyone. If you've not skied here...More

2  Thank Milky911
Reviewed 7 August 2015

Quite expensive but worth it for the views. After taking the trip to the glaciers come back to the mid station. There is a nice walk to a lake and auberge (45mins) followed by a stroll down the mountain. 8km in total

1  Thank ee-n-al
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Somehow expensive (23€ per adult, up & down, no reduction for >65 years old) but very good service. Nice cafeteria in the upper station

1  Thank JasanBarcelona
Reviewed 17 June 2014

We took the telepherique to the first level, Gare Peyrou d'Amont, and walked across to the lac du Puy Vachier - some scrambling over rocks and through pockets of snow - and then made our way down to La Grave. The way was sign posted...More

1  Thank Christa England H
Reviewed 13 June 2014

Tour de La Meije skiing, great tour, good level in mountaineering is a requirement, as well as steep slopes skiing

2  Thank carouba
Reviewed 6 June 2014

went up for night in the log cabin at the top! a totally stunning place! loved evry minuite! awesome view, 30+ degrees and on snow! crazy! absolutely stunning views! being the only people up here after the cable car stops is a pretty incredible experience!

2  Thank Alex F
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1 April 2016|
Response from Milky911 | Reviewed this property |
1st of May is the last day of the 2015-16 Hope that helps Clive