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Le Tourchet Beginner Ski Lifts, Les Houches

Small ski area for beginners with 2 drag lifts


This small ski area has two drag lifts giving you access to a gently rolling snow field near the centre of Les Houches. 

Night skiing takes place here every Thursday during the French school holidays. 

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There is a bus stop on the main bus line into Les Houches which drops you at the ice rink. The Tourchet ski area lies just behind the ice rink. There is a small car park here, or you can walk to it quite easily from the centre of Les Houches. 

When to come

Le Tourchet ski area is open from mid December to mid March, dependant on snow conditions. During the French school holidays it is open daily from 9 am to 4.30 pm and outside of school holidays it's open from 12.30 am to 4.30 pm during the week and from 9 am to 4.30 pm on weekends.

How to get passes

This small ski area is included in a 2 day or more Mont Blanc Unlimited ski pass which you can buy on line in advance, or you can buy tickets at the kiosk when you arrive. A half day adult ticket costs 6-10 euros depending on which lifts you want to use, or a full day 15.50 euros. See all the Winter Lift Prices