Take advantage of the Arêches-Beaufort chairlifts to effortlessly gain height and open up the possibilities for your activities


Many hiking, mountain biking, snowshoeing routes


Access to restaurants and mountain huts


Accessible to disabled persons

The Grand Mont chairlift in Arêches


Refer to the blue boxes in the ski lift opening calendar below to find out the days of operation of the Grand-Mont chairlift.

Emblematic chairlift of the Arêches-Beaufort resort, the Grand-Mont allows you to reach the Cuvy plateau at an altitude of 1700m in a few minutes. During your ascent, you will have time to contemplate the panorama which opens up to you, the Mont-Blanc which dominates the Col du Pré, the Grande Journée and its acolytes, the Mirantin and its legette and of course, below , the legendary Grand-Mont piste, Mecca of ski competitions at the beginning of the last century.

Pétions, hikers, mountain bikers, strollers or even paragliders will appreciate the many opportunities offered by this chairlift. The "turning lake" is a must for predestal hikes in Arêches. Difficult to miss mountain bike trails of "the Bleue Arêchoise" or of the "Quefinette", accessible to all to discover the domain.

The Piapolay chairlift in Planay


Refer to the orange boxes in the ski lift opening calendar below to find out the days of operation of the Grand-Mont chairlift.

The Piapolay chairlift at Planay allows you to reach an altitude of 1900m effortlessly. You arrive at the foot of the Arolles refuge and discover a viewpoint just as impressive as that of the Cuvy plateau. By taking a few more steps, you even discover the majestic Pierra Menta.

Here you will find the starting point for several very pleasant hikes such as "Lac Brassa". The chairlift also gives access for mountain bikers to the well-known route of the 'Toutafond'

Chairlift opening calendar

⌚ Open from 8:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. and from 13:45 p.m. to 16:30 p.m.






Chairlift prices in summer

Purchase of ski passes at the ticket desk at the foot of the ski lifts, no online sales in summer.
The “Arêches-Beaufort” season passes from the previous winter are valid on Arêches-Beaufort devices during the following summer (if they have not been reimbursed at the end of winter).
The chairlifts are free for children under 5 years old.

Individual access *8,20€
Access * "tribe" (from 4 climbs purchased at the same time)6,90€
Access * group (+20 people)6,20€
Day pass16,40€
Afternoon package13,90€
Group day package (+20 people)12,30€

* Access allows you to go up and / or down by the chairlift. The price is the same whether it is for a one-way trip (up or down) or a return trip. "

Where to find the chairlifts in Arêches-Beaufort?

Grand-Mont chairlift

Piapolay chairlift