The ski resort Orcières Merlette 1850 is located in the Arrondissement of Gap (France, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, Hautes-Alpes). For skiing and snowboarding, there are 100 km of slopes available. 28 lifts transport the guests. The winter sports area is situated between the elevations of 1,850 and 2,725 m.
From the village of Orcières at 1850 m elevation, combined installation lifts and chairlifts provide access to the majority of the ski resort. The Drouvet (2,655 m) and the Col de Freissinières (2.782 m) feature slopes for skiing and snowboarding of all difficulty levels. The winter sports area, located in the snow-rich massif of the Écrin in the southern Alps, also offers additional activities such as tobogganing, cross-country skiing and ice skating.
|Easy||55 km (55 %)|
|Intermediate||38 km (38 %)|
|Difficult||7 km (7 %)|
|Elevation info||973 m - 2275 m (Difference 1302 m)|
|Ski lifts|| |
|Lift ticket||€ 54,- (Day ticket main season)|
|Towns/villages||Bruneck (Brunico), Olang (Valdaora), St. Vigil (San Vigilio), Pikolein (Piccolino), Enneberg (Marebbe), Reischach (Riscone), St. Martin in Thurn (San Martino in Badia), St. Lorenzen (Südtirol), Rasen-Antholz (Rasun Anterselva), Percha (Perca), Gais (Südtirol), Pfalzen (Falzes), Welsberg-Taisten (Monguelfo-Tesido), Uttenheim, Kiens (Chienes), Terenten (Terento)|