- The vertical drop from summit to base is 3937 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in France is 2772 ft. Most runs are therefore relatively long. The highest point of the track is 8530 ft above sea level.
- Season starts on Dec 15 and ends on Apr 14 (120 days). Average season duration in France is 117 days.
- Average snow depth during the season (Dec 15 to Apr 14) is 73 " at summit elevation and 12 " at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during February, offering an average snow depth of 83 " at summit elevation and 24 " at the base.
- Espace Lumiere (Pra Loup-Val d'Allos) features 87 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in France is 68 sunny days. March is the sunniest month with an average of 25 sunny days.
The Ski Resort
L'Espace Lumière is made up of the two ski resorts Pra Loup and Val D'Allos in the Alpes de Haute Provence. Porte de l'Espace Lumière in Les Agneliers gets you from Pra Loup into the neighbouring Val D'Allos. You have a total of 180 kilometres (almost 112 miles)of slopes at your disposal. More than 30 lifts convey skiers and snowboarders.
Families tend to prefer the Val d'Allos-Le Seignus area, while intermediate and expert skiers enjoy the numerous red runs of La Foux and Pra Loup.
Infrastructure & Rental
Ski Rental Shops
L'Espace Lumière is situated between Grenoble and Nice. From Grenoble, you take D1075 to La Faurie and continue on D994 until Gap. Then you follow D900 to Barcelonette, where you turn onto D902 and pass Le Pied de La Maure and Les Molanès up to Pra Loup.