Visits, hiking and skating

Ice cave

Don’t miss it !

At 2,700m at the Lac Blanc 2700 meeting point, the ice cave is dug into the snow by 2 high mountain guides, Bruno Gardent and Bernard Lambolez.Ice art sculptors bring the cave to life with a different theme every winter.

Des sculpteurs d’œuvres d’art glaciaires donnent à la grotte un nouveau visage chaque hiver.

2020/2021 theme: America
Dates: Every day from 7 December 2020, subject to snow conditions.
Closure of the ice cave: To be confirmed
Opening hours: 9am-4.45pm

Pedestrian access: DMC 1 + 2 from Alpe d’Huez – DMC 1800If you already have a valid lift pass:

Tickets on sale on site
€5.50 for adults over 13 years
€4.50 for children under 13 years

Pedestrians only:
Tickets on sale at SATA sales desks:
Day lift pass + ice cave entry
€23.50 for adults over 13 years
€20.00 for children under 13 years

Ski touring

A permament slope for ski-touring with an exceptional panoramic view!

Le Radar is the popular name for the tall pylon at the top of Le Bras. Just look up, you can’t miss it!

Start : At the bottom of the Stade drag lift in the Signal sector (1,850m)
Finish : At the top of Signal (2,114m).
Altitude gain : + 277 m.
Itinerary : From the bottom of the Stade drag lift, begin your ascent on the left hand side, passing above the top of the Schuss drag lift and continuing diagonally through the forest to the Radar ridge. This ridge is on your left (you can also go to the ridge and back). Then continue the ascent along the ridge to the top of Signal and proceed down via the Signal slope

Walks and cross country ski

Do not remain at the foot of the ski slopes

Not a skier?

Alpe d’Huez thought of you!


35 km of pedestrian slopes for excursions on foot or snowshoeing with or without a guide:

Slopes are marked and punctuated with benches to enjoy the beautiful view!

Buy your pedestrian pass


With 6 loops (blue and red) and 55 km of slopes, Alpe d’Huez offers a cross country area varied for all levels and techniques (skating or alternative).

Visites mythiques

Guided tour of Pic Blanc or the ice cave if the weather is bad

Take the cable car up to an altitude of 3,330m and enjoy an exceptional panoramic view, classed 3-star by the Michelin guide.
During the 2-hour visit, you will learn more about the resort’s history, the walks and ski slopes, local geology, the landscape, wildlife and more.

– Price: €18.50 including 1 return journey to Pic Blanc, the guided tour and access to the ice cave at 2,700m
– When: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10.30am. (Wednesdays for the tour in English)
– Meeting point: The guide will be waiting for participants in front of the Alpe d’Huez DMC 1800 sales desk, 15 minutes before the departure time, with a “Guided tour” sign.


Depending on weather conditions and ski lift opening, the visit may be limited to the 2,700m station and a visit of the ice cave.

Achat en caisse uniquement
Available from the sales desks onlyIf you already have a lift pass: surcharge of €6.50 upon presentation of your valid passUnder 5s and over 72s: €6.50

For more information:
Contact Alpe d’Huez tourist office on +33 (0) 476 11 44 44 or the museum on +33 (0)476 11 21 74