La Grande Terche

One of fourteen resorts that make up the Portes Du Soleil ski area, La Grande Terche has its own separate skiable zone. The venue for the French National ski championships, it is frequented today by more experienced ski & snowboarders due to its steep terrain. Less well known then its neighbours, La Grande Terche is a great choice of mountain for good piste riders who do not like to queue or share a slope with the masses.  There are a number of well shaped and easy pistes for the less experienced and there are ongoing plans and construction in place for new chairlifts. La Grande Terche is also installing new water pipes that will allow snow cannons distribute snow right to the entrance of Telecabine throughout the season.


34km of varied level skiing

Served by 16 lifts

13 slopes

3 greens 3 blues 7 reds

9 ski lifts

1 gondola 2 chairlifts 6 drag lifts

Link with la Chévrerie : 12 km’s

Roc D’ Enfer 20 km’s

Altitude : 900/1800 meters

Free buses all season between Saint Jean d’Aulps & ski resort other routes available.


Mountain biking
La Grande Terche
The Telecabine is open on a Tuesdays & Thursdays throughout the summer season for bikers and hill walkers

Explore the mountains with your personal guide.
Mountain professionals help you to discover the best paths for your particular level.

Le Biot
Tél. +33 (0)686 66 87 68
Email : rendezvousnature
Website : alpirando
Hervé Le Sobre takes mountain bikers out for the whole day (26 euros), half-day (18 euros) or off on the Portes du Soleil tour.

La Vernaz
7Aventures in Bioge
Tel : +33 (0)450 72 15 12
Fax : +33 (0)450 72 13 66
Email :7aventures
Accompanied trips include the staff and the hire of equipment (mountain bike, helmet..)

Saint Jean d’Aulps
Mountain Office
Tél. +33 (0)450 79 50 91
or +33 (0)670 79 69 80.
Email :DelaleEric
Eric Delale takes mountain bikers out for the whole day (26 euros), half-day (18 euros) or off on the Portes du Soleil tour

The Portes du Soleil area has 20 ski lifts open in the summer

Montriond : Lindarets, Chaux Fleurie and Mossettes chairlifts.
Saint Jean d’Aulps : the Grande Terche bubble lift only Tuesdays and Thursdays
Avoriaz : Prodains cable car, Super Morzine bubble lift, Zorre chairlift.
Les Gets : Chavannes and Mont Chéry bubble lifts, la Pointe chairlift.
Morzine : Pléney cable car, Pointe de Nyon chairlift.
Châtel : super Châtel bubble lift, Morclan, Pierre Longue, and Rochassons chairlifts.
La Chapelle d’Abondance : Panthiaz bubble lift Thursdays only
Champéry : Champéry-Planachaux cable-car.
Champoussin : Aiguille des Champeys chairlift.
Les Crosets : Mosettes and Crosets II chairlifts.
Morgins : Foilleuse chairlift
Torgon : Tronchey chairlift Saturdays and Sundays only



Le Montagni
La Grande Terche
St Jean ‘d’ Aulps
– TEL 04 50 74 84 83 –
Specialises in savoyard Mountain fare

Bar / Restaurant
L’Auberge de la Terche
La Grande Terche
Saint Jean d’Aulps
Tel : 04 50 79 62 09

La Grande Terche
Saint Jean d’Aulps
Tel : 04 50 79 53 45

Le Feu Follet
Tim & Pascale Almond
St Jean ‘D’ Aulps Village
TEL/FAX 04 50 79 66 79

Le National
Le National appartments
St Jean d’Aulps
Telephone: 04 50 74 13 25

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