Skiing in Les Houches (Mont Blanc region/French Alps)- Tourist/Visitor info

Les Houches provides a wide range and variety of slopes – from beginners to professionals and high to low slopes through forests. It has 2 black slopes (one is the Verte Piste), 13 red, 7 blue, 4 green slopes and 1 for children. Much of them are maintained by artificial snow. The Verte Piste is famous for meets for Alpine World Cup downhill and slalom events. It is a black run of 3343 meters. Declivity is 870m. The Verte hosts the Kandahar downhill and slalom events on the World cup circuit. Les Houches also hosts the Telemark World Cup.

Guides and Adventure School in Les Houches-

The ESF or French Ski School represents the company guides for the skiing, trekking, ski touring et al. Information about the Ski guides can be obtained from +33 (0) 4 50 54 48 79 or +33 (0) 4 50 54 50 76.
The French Ski School provides lessons in French, English, German, Italian, Spanish and Russian. They can be contacted at –
• Main office at Les Chavants – +33(0)4 50 54 48 79
• Office opposite the tourist office – +33(0)4 50 54 42 96
• Office opposite Bellevue cable car- +33(0)4 50 54 61 79

Adventure and ski sport school (Evolution2) information and reservation available at +33(0)4 50 54 41 02 

Les Houches tourist office – +33 (0) 4 50 55 50 62.

Ski Passes can be obtained from the following –
1) The Prarion bubble lift – +33 (0)4 50 54 42 65
2) Bellevue cable car – +33 (0)4 50 54 40 32
3) Maisonneuve chairlift – +33(0)4 50 55 51 54

Insurance is required. It can be obtained from the Tourist Office.
Other important numbers –
Pharmacist at Les Houches – +33(0)4 50 54 40 24 (Mon-Sat: 9:15am-12:30pm & 2:30pm – 7:30pm)
Police (Les Houches)– +33(0)4 50 53 00 55 or 17
International emergency number from a mobile phone – 112
Mountain Rescue (Les Houches, France) – +33(0)4 50 53 16 89