Winter activities

Just 15 minutes from Grenoble, the forests, mountain pastures and peaks of Sappey-en-Chartreuse and Col de Porte are waiting to be explored for a great time on the slopes.

This region has a wide variety of sporting activities, whether you are a beginner or an experienced skier. Combine the thrills of skiing at Sappey-en-Chartreuse  and  du Col de Porte , one of the snowiest areas in the mountain range.

Take off on the 42 kilometres of cross-country ski slopes for all levels in the Chamechaude area , linked to the Saint-Hugues area , pour tous niveaux. State-certified instructors provide alternate skiing and skating lessons.

Do you prefer snowshoeing? Sappey-en-Chartreuse has signposted free-access routes around the village.

Do you prefer snowshoeing? Sappey-en-Chartreuse a balisé les itinéraires en accès libre autour du village.

Find out when the slopes are open,  how much snow there is and check out the resort’s webcams.

Snowshoe hiking

Whether accompanied or on your own, snowshoe hiking allows you to immerse yourself in nature and the forest and take in the magnificent views of the Chartreuse. There are a number of options available, so let yourself be tempted!

Try your hand at the biathlon

Biathlon is an Olympic discipline that combines the precision of rifle shooting with the physical effort of Nordic skiing. Come and try out this fun activity in complete safety at the Col de Porte biathlon stadium.

Ski touring

What is ski touring? It's the best way to get around the mountains in winter with your skis on. Touring skiers evolve in the midst of nature. Try it out, the Sappey-en-Chartreuse and Col de Porte instructors will be on hand to help you discover this activity!

Downhill skiing and snowboarding

Come to the family-friendly resorts of Sappey-en-Chartreuse and Col de Porte. Professionals are on hand to welcome you and help you improve your skills so you can get even more out of the snow in our mountains.

Learning and training

The instructors at Sappey-en-Chartreuse and Col de Porte offer courses and training during the holidays: avalanche rescue, biathlon, Nordic skiing, etc.

Tobogganing down the slopes

Accessible by public transport, the Col de Porte toboggan run is ready to welcome you for a great session of sliding full of laughter!

Hire equipment

Snowshoes, skis, avalanche transceivers and snowboards, here’s the list of equipment hire companies to help you make the most of your mountain outing!