About the Lift System in La Plagne
La Plagne and the Paradiski is a high altitude ski area with lifts capable of taking you from resort level of 1200m up to 3250m, where you can enjoy panoramic views of the Mont Blanc mountain range.
La Plagne has 225km of pistes to enjoy and forms part of the Paradiski ski area (which includes the neighbouring resorts of Les Arcs & Pelsey-Vallandry), where you can find another 200km of pistes to enjoy. With 130 pistes in La Plagne alone (9 green, 72 blue, 34 red and 19 black) there are slopes for all abilities to enjoy. Take a look at the piste map to see the ski area. On top of this you can also enjoy 80km of cross country pistes, one snowpark, a half pipe and three boarder cross areas.
La Plagne enjoys a modern lift system comprising of 10 cable cars, 31 chairlifts and 30 drag lifts. There is also the famous double decker cable car the Vanoise Express that links La Plagne to Les Arcs.
Lift Access & Restrictions
Wheel chairs are allowed on all Cable cars, Gondolas and Chairlifts Please see Handiski (Skiing for the Disabled in La Plagne) in our Skiing & Snowboarding section for more information on facilities for the disabled in La Plagne.
Mountain bikes are allowed on most Cable cars, Gondolas and Chairlifts, they are not allowed on the Bellecote Glacier cable car. For more information on mountain biking in La Plagne (lifts, prices and where to go) please see La Plagne Mountain Biking.
Paragliders and Parapenters are allowed on all Cable cars, Gondolas and Chairlifts. Check out our guide on La Plagne Paragliding for more information.
Pedestrians have access to specific lifts within the La Plagne ski area, these are normally the lifts open in the summer but it is worth checking at the ticket office. Dogs are allowed on all pedestrian lifts on the condition that they are kept on a lead at all times
Babies are allowed on all pedestrian lifts. It is not recommended to expose babies or young children to sudden changes in temperature or altitude. If lift staff feel that your child is too young to ride the lifts they have the right to deny access. In is inadvisable to take children under the age of 3 years old up to the glacier. Head to our Family activities guide for other fun activities to do with children.