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La Grave: What to do when you get there?

Backcountry and steep slope skiing in the Haute Alps department in winter and rock climbing, ice-climbing and mountaineering in summer

Fed up with traditional ski resorts? Looking for a new adventure to get the adrenaline pumping? Well look no further! La Grave located in the Haute Alps department is famous for being the only ski station in France that offers backcountry and steep slope skiing, snowboarding and mountain and ice climbing.

La Grave, dominated by La Meije Mountain is a celebrity within its own right. It has staked its claim as an escape for advanced level backcountry skiers looking to break away from typical ski resorts. Renowned for its authentic architecture (specific to the region) and often referred to as the kingdom of stone, La Grave is a retreat for quiet holidaymakers and thrill seekers alike.

Locals are proud of having conserved the secluded area as a picturesque historical village. It is hailed as one of the most exciting backcountry ski terrains in the world; its uniqueness is due to the fact that despite there are no groomed slopes, skiers can still use a small cable-car to climb up. For the more daring among you, La Grave also boasts some of the best ski-touring itineraries, including the renowned "Tour de la Meije".

In both summer and winter, La Grave proposes numerous rock-climbing, ice-climbing and mountaineering routes.

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Around La Grave

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6 activities
Albiez-Montrond, Les Sybelles
2 activities
Monetier, Serre-Chevalier
3 activities
Alpe d'Huez Grand Domaine
10 activities
Alpe d'Huez
5 activities
Le Corbier, Les Sybelles
1 activity
Les Sybelles
3 activities
Ecrins National Park
3 activities
Serre Chevalier
20 activities
Vallouise
1 activity
Valfréjus, Haute Maurienne
4 activities
Brianconn
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Briançon
7 activities
Les 7 Laux
9 activities
Chamrousse
9 activities
Val Thorens
1 activity
Val Thorens, Les Trois Vallées
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Allevard
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Saint-Hilaire, Isère
1 activity
Meribel
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Valmorel, Le Grand Domaine
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Saint-Pierre-de-Chartreuse
1 activity
Courchevel, Les Trois Vallées
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Grenoble
31 activities
Eygliers
1 activity
Moûtier, Les Trois Vallées
1 activity
Val Cenis, Haute Maurienne
10 activities
Queyras
3 activities
Risoul, La Forêt Blanche
12 activities
Embrun
3 activities
Chartreuse Mountains
3 activities
Gap
6 activities
Lake Serre Ponçon
19 activities
La Plagne, Paradiski
9 activities
La Plagne
1 activity
Montgirod Centron
8 activities
Chambéry
11 activities
Vars
1 activity
Vars, La Forêt Blanche
12 activities
Bessans, Haute Maurienne
9 activities
Les Orres
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Chamoux-sur-Gelon
1 activity
Tignes
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Tignes, Espace Killy
32 activities
Tallard
1 activity
Bonneval-sur-Arc, Haute Maurienne
5 activities
Val d'Isère, Espace Killy
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Val d'Isère
1 activity
Albertville
4 activities
Les Arcs, Paradiski
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Les Arcs
3 activities
Massif des Bauges
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Aix-les-Bains
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Lake Bourget, Aix les Bains
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Pra Loup, Espace Lumière
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Les Saisies
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Valgrisenche
1 activity
La Thuile
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Laragne-Montéglin
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Megève
1 activity
Megève, Evasion Mont Blanc
12 activities
Val d'Arly
1 activity
Gran Paradiso National Park
4 activities
Annecy
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La Clusaz, Massif des Aravis
9 activities
La Clusaz
2 activities
Saillans
1 activity
Courmayeur
6 activities
Sisteron
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Le Grand-Bornand, Massif des Aravis
4 activities
Le Grand-Bornand
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Auron
1 activity
Sallanches
5 activities
Thorens-Glières
1 activity
Chamonix Mont-Blanc
80 activities
Turin
2 activities
Serrières-de-Briord
1 activity
Aosta Valley
33 activities
Flaine, Le Grand Massif
13 activities
Les Carroz, Le Grand Massif
4 activities
Mercantour National Park
11 activities
Valberg
1 activity
Samoëns, Le Grand Massif
10 activities
Mieussy
1 activity
Les Gets
1 activity
Mont Ventoux
7 activities
Les Gets, Portes du Soleil
8 activities
Annemasse
2 activities
Geneva
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Morzine, Portes du Soleil
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Avoriaz, Portes du Soleil
6 activities
Verdon Gorge
73 activities
Verbier
16 activities
Lyon
6 activities
Arolla
2 activities
Châtel
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Châtel, Portes du Soleil
1 activity
Alpii Maritimi
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Thonon-les-Bains
11 activities
Gressoney
4 activities
Sion
3 activities
Alagna Valsesia
23 activities
Ardeche
52 activities
Zermatt
7 activities
Diablerets
1 activity
Breil-sur-Roya
20 activities
Zinal
1 activity
Zinal
1 activity
Villeneuve
4 activities
Montreux
3 activities
Rocchetta Nervina
1 activity
Saint-Jeures
2 activities
Lausanne
2 activities
Niouc
3 activities
Sierre
9 activities
Malafretaz
1 activity
Nice
37 activities
Château d’Oex
7 activities
Monaco
10 activities
Avignon
1 activity
Cap-d'Ail
1 activity
Gstaad
2 activities
Cannes
16 activities
Antibes
22 activities
Gruyeres
1 activity
Sanremo
2 activities
Aix-en-Provence
5 activities
Fréjus
8 activities
Le Cannet-des-Maures
1 activity
San Lorenzo al Mare
1 activity
Imperia
1 activity
Liguria
2 activities
Uzès
3 activities
Brig-Glis
8 activities
Mont Bouquet
1 activity
Kandersteg
2 activities
Métabief
1 activity
Domodossola
3 activities
Mâcon
2 activities
Haute-Loire
2 activities
Diemtigtal
1 activity

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        La Grave: What to do when you get there?

        Backcountry and steep slope skiing in the Haute Alps department in winter and rock climbing, ice-climbing and mountaineering in summer

        Fed up with traditional ski resorts? Looking for a new adventure to get the adrenaline pumping? Well look no further! La Grave located in the Haute Alps department is famous for being the only ski station in France that offers backcountry and steep slope skiing, snowboarding and mountain and ice climbing.

        La Grave, dominated by La Meije Mountain is a celebrity within its own right. It has staked its claim as an escape for advanced level backcountry skiers looking to break away from typical ski resorts. Renowned for its authentic architecture (specific to the region) and often referred to as the kingdom of stone, La Grave is a retreat for quiet holidaymakers and thrill seekers alike.

        Locals are proud of having conserved the secluded area as a picturesque historical village. It is hailed as one of the most exciting backcountry ski terrains in the world; its uniqueness is due to the fact that despite there are no groomed slopes, skiers can still use a small cable-car to climb up. For the more daring among you, La Grave also boasts some of the best ski-touring itineraries, including the renowned "Tour de la Meije".

        In both summer and winter, La Grave proposes numerous rock-climbing, ice-climbing and mountaineering routes.

        See more

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