Area

Auris, most sunny mountain side of the Oisans

cosy family ski resort

breath-taking 360° panoramic view

 

Alpe d'Huez Grand Domaine Ski

250km ski slopes

worlds longest slope "Sarenne"

 

The chalet,

in the center of this mighty play garden

oasis of peacefulness and authenticity

impressive snowshoeing from the chalet

:: Alpine skiing ::

 

The Oisans region has two widespread ski domains: Alpe d’Huez Grand Domaine Ski and Les 2 Alpes. These domains have numerous facilities for both families with children as groups of friends, novice as expert skiers, on the slopes as off grid canyons…

Alpe d'Huez Grand Domaine Ski

 

  • 100% snow guaranteed by its high altitude up to the Pic Blanc at 3.300m, and additional artificial snow
  • the Sarenne, with its 16km world’s longest slope
  • ski down 4x 2000m in 1 run
  • in numbers: 250km pistes, 76 lifts, 135 pistes of which 42 green, 37 blue, 39 red and 17 black runs
  • La Folie Douce for après-ski parties on the slopes

 

Link: selling point for ski passes

Les 2 Alpes

 

  • 100% snow guaranteed by its high altitude up to the glacier at 3600m, and additional artificial snow
  • famous snow park
  • ski run with 2300m vertical drop
  • in numbers: 220km pistes, 48 lifts, 89 pistes of which 19 green, 42 blue, 18 red and 10 black slopes
  • new blue piste to return to the village

 

Link: selling point for ski passes

:: A winter holiday offers more than skiing! ::

 

I am convinced the mountains have much more to offer than skiing. Get inspired by these alternative winter activities and rediscover snow holidays!

 

 

Oasis of peacefulness to relax

The chalet is nested on the southern face in a quiet peaceful mountain hamlet. Discover the simple things in life and forget all about a stressful job, enjoy a well-deserved break.

 

Hiking – snowshoeing

Auris grooms in winter slopes reserved for hikers. These trails are accessible for every hiker, no special skills are required. Why don’t you meet up with friends in one of the mountain bars?

Also the direct surroundings of the chalet are packed with hikes, like ‘le tour des villages’. We know our mountain very well and are happy to give you tips & tricks to spot Chamois, deer's and other wild life. The mountain has lots to discover, regardless your level & physical condition.

 

Looking for a sportive adventure in the mountains? Consider snowshoeing and leave your own trace in the powder. A local hiking guide takes you on the most beautiful tours in remote valleys with breath-taking views.

more info: link

 

Cross country skiing

The Alpe d’Huez Grand Domaine Ski offers several loops for cross-country skiing. No prejudices! Just give it a try and discover the awesome mix of sports, nature and lots of fun.

 

Fatbike

Fatbiking is a new discipline of mountainbiking. These bikes with really fat/large tires offer the possibility to conquer our snowed slopes. With our tips & tricks you can make some nice tours to be remembered. So, if you own a fatty, don’t leave it at home!

 

Husky dogsledding

Let you direct on the rhythm of these mighty dogs during a trip in unspoiled white nature, and enjoy the most beautiful landscapes.

more info: link

:: Ski specials ::

 

Off piste

The Oisans mountains have several famous off piste runs for beginners to expert powder skiers. Descend through hidden canyons, so called ‘couloirs’ and ‘combes’, to experience this ultimate powder fun. Of course we highly advise you to contact a professional guide.

more info: link

 

La Grave

At just a 20 minutes’ drive from the chalet, you can find a 3rd ski domain: La Grave. This rather odd ski domain has just 1 lift, but one that kicks ass! You are dropped at 3600m where the real adventure starts. Here are no groomed pistes, no limits, no boundaries, just lots of powder and pure freedom!

This world famous area has literally no limits. Only for expert skiers/boarders who let them guide by the local heroes.

more info about the area: link

more info about guides: link

 

Tourskiën

Although tourskiing is less known under tourists, it is the preferred discipline of skiing of the French locals. The guide takes you on a trip through forgotten valleys with the mindset “earn your thrills”. With special gear it is made possible to climb up the mountains with your skis, and then… you drop in with the most spectacular descents. Reserved for advanced skiers with/without tourski experience.

more info: link

 

"Les goûts et couleurs" is a company, founded by Anne Ivens, located in a chalet in Auris-en-Oisans.

The perfect place for either your ski or summer holidays in the mountains. .

info@chaletauris.com

Les goûts et couleurs - Chalet Auris

Anne Ivens

La Balme, FR-38142 Auris

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