Our ski shops in Saint Jean d'Aulps - La Grande Terche

Freeride ski rental in Saint Jean d'Aulps

Saint Jean d'Aulps, located in Haute-Savoie, is a prized ski resort for freeride lovers. Nestled at the foot of Mont-Blanc, between Lake Geneva and the majestic summit of the Roc d'Enfer culminating at 2,244 meters above sea level, this destination offers a wild and enchanting setting for unforgettable stays.

To take full advantage of your vacation in Saint Jean d'Aulps, remember to book your ski equipment online. Our wide range of offers will allow you to find the best price, whether you are looking for a ski rental or a snowboard rental. Our rental stores in Saint Jean d'Aulps have dynamic, professional and welcoming teams that will meet all your needs.

The village of Saint Jean d'Aulps - La Grande Terche

Located in the Haut Chablais valley, the village of Saint Jean d'Aulps, nicknamed "Aulps" in reference to "Alpe", charms visitors by its authenticity and its preserved natural environment. Thanks to the development of skiing and winter sports activities, this destination has managed to exploit its natural assets to attract tourists. La Grande Téche, Sector of Saint Jean d'Aulps, offers an intimate and friendly atmosphere, as well as a multitude of activities for all tastes.

Les Portes du Soleil

Les Portes du Soleil, the largest cross -border ski area in Europe, connects 12 renowned ski resorts such as Avoriaz, La Chapelle d'Abondance, Les Gets and Morzine. Thanks to its privileged location between France and Switzerland, this large playground offers more than 300 ski slopes and 30 snowparks, guaranteeing a single ski stay and exceptional snow conditions throughout the season.

From Saint Jean d'Aulps, shuttles are available to lead you to the Domaine des Portes du Soleil, where you can enjoy the diversity of breathtaking tracks and panoramas. The Saint Jean d'Aulps ski area itself also offers a beginner space, ideal for learning and practicing ski safely in the heart of a preserved and omnipresent nature. From circuits in the forest and breathtaking panoramas await you from the first turns.

Activities and discoveries in winter

In addition to freeride skiing, many other winter activities await you in Saint Jean d'Aulps. If you like the adventure, try ski-joëring, a ski and horse combination, which will allow you to discover every corner of the station while impregnating yourself with the surrounding nature. For extreme sliding sensations, get started on the toboggans during the day or at night, or experience the parent, a traditional wood toboggan.

You will also be able to indulge in ice diving, the construction of igloos, snowshoeing in snow -capped forests, speleology, speed riding, skating and many other activities.

Mountain benefits in summer

During the summer period, the Aulps valley reveals its natural treasures, such as the Fouyet Lake and the Brochin Cascade. This Chablais territory, recognized by UNESCO for its preserved environment and its natural riches, offers an idyllic setting for a mountain holidays.

From the beauty of the Montrond lake at the Gorges du Pont du Diable, you will discover authentic tourist sites that will awaken your curiosity. Take advantage of activities such as climbing, via ferrata, adventure routes, live water sports, mountain walks, bicycle tracks and many other grandiose outdoor activities. You can also recharge your batteries thanks to the naturopathy institutes and yoga sessions in the face of majestic summits.

How to come to Saint Jean d'Aulps

To join the Saint Jean d'Aulps ski resort in Haute-Savoie, you can take the A41 motorway from Annecy and follow the indications for Chamonix, Bonneville, Morzine, then Thonon-les-Bains. If you prefer the train, the SNCF stations of Cluses and Thonon-les-Bains are regularly served, and shuttles ensure the liaison to the Haute-Savoie ski resorts. Transfers from Geneva and Lyon-Saint-Exupéry airports are also available to access the Aulps valley.