In the 2007 summer season, visitors made some 2 516 045 ascents to the 2 Alpes glacier (during the winter ski season this figure is nearly 18 million). Some come to ski just for the day or maybe a weekend.
Professional skiers and ski clubs who come each year to train for the winter sports competitions. The Italians, who are great ski aficionados, are popular visitors to les 2 Alpes, as are dedicated « freestylers » who practice their daredevil skills in the snowpark throughout the summer months (representing 40% of the resort's clientele).
Les 2 Alpes is one of the main remaining summer ski destinations but like mot ski resorts, offers many other summer non-snow activities, which are increasingly popular. None more so than mountain biking which since 2000 has seen a dramatic transformation of the area into a major summer Alpine mountain
biking location. The figures speak for themselves with numbers soaring from 20,000 bikers visiting in 2003 to 200,000 four years later in 2007.
Summer prices typically offer high value with ‘ all inclusive' rates inclusive of skiing, mountain biking, golf and spa packages from 149 Euros per person.