About Summer Lift Pass Options in Les Arcs
Les Arcs has a few options for lift passes in the summer. You can either enjoy the mountains on foot or on a bike and if you want to explore further afield there is always the option of a Paradiski pass which connects Les Arcs with neighbouring La Plagne.
There are three main types of Les Arcs summer lift pass:
- Mountain Bike pass - Give you access to all the lifts open for MTB access
- Pedestrian pass - Gives you access to all the summer lifts for walking and hiking
- Hero passes - Multi-activity passes with access to all the lifts and a huge range of outdoor & indoor activities and sports
All passes can only be bought once you're in resort.
Popping across to neighbouring La Plagne is easy mid week as the Vanoise Express is open from Monday to Friday. Take in the views of the whole Paradiski area from these two wonderful summer destinations. Pedestrians and mountain bikers are allowed to use the Vanoise Express.
Mountain bike lift-passes
Les Arcs bike park offers around 180km downhill and enduro itineraries. Tickets range from just one uplift, to half days, full days or 7 days and they also offer a Saturday special pass just giving you access to the funicular and the Cachette chair in Arc 1600. You won't have access to teh Aiguille Rouge on a MTB pass but you can always buy a pedestrian pass to go up there and take in the views.
Also see: Mountain Biking in Les Arcs
There is a wide area to explore in foot in Les Arcs in the summer months. If you want to use the lifts, you can access the mountain from the funicular in Bourg St Maurice, right up to the top of the Aiguille Rouge. Only selected lifts operate in the summer, you can find out which ones here. You can buy from one uplift, to a day with or without the Aiguille Rouge included or a block of 10 uplifts. All tickets can be bought at the lift pass offices not on line.
Also see: Maps of Les Arcs
Multi-activity passes (Hero Passes) are available in different packages. The minimum level 'Hero Pass' can be bought for either Arc 1800 or Arc 1600 -
Arc 1800 Hero Passes includes unlimited access to the Funicular, Transarc, Dahu and Villards lifts, the swimming pool & beach volley ball, tennis, ping-pong, pétanque, slackline, football field (including equipment loan).
Arc 1600 Hero Passes include unlimited access to the Funicular, Cachette chairlift in Arc 1600, Dahu and Villards in Arc 1800 & hiking, archery, fitness, zumba, stretching, step, cardio training, aquagym, trail running, circus, leisure area (trampoline, bouncy castles) + beach volley ball, tennis, mini-golf, pétanque (including equipment loan).
Premium Hero Passes give you access to all the lifts, swimming pool & wellness area, hiking, archery, rock climbing, trampoline, fitness, zumba, stretching, step, cardio-training, aquagym*, trail running, circus, adventure garden + beach volley ball, tennis, ping-pong, pétanque, slackline, “city stade” (including equipment loan). Plus you'll also benefit from -15% with Arc Bike rental, Arc Aventures and Golf Les Arcs
'Hero Cool' passes give you credits to use on a range of activities including trampolines, archery, mini golf, trampo-bungy, mini quad, zumba and climbing. You can buy these as 1 credit, 5, 10, 20 or 30 credit bundles. 'Hero Camp' passes include a coach to teach children of 4-6 years, 6-17 years or 14-17 years certain activities under supervision. Passes are available for a half day, 1 day or 7 days.
Find out where all the activities take place on this handy map.
Location: Les Arcs Region