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La Schlucht

Geographical situation of the Schlucht pass

The Schlucht pass is above all home to the famous resort bearing the same name. It is one of the most imposing passes of the Vosges. The place is located at the level of the communes of Valtin and Stosswihr. The area allows to appreciate several valleys including the Lorraine of the Meurthe and the Alsatian on the Fecht.

The Meurthe has its source near the Schlucht just like the Fecht. The visitors of the Schlucht pass will appreciate the farm auberge des Trois Fours. The majority of the walkers meet there.

The characteristics of the station of La Schlucht

Generally, the station « La Schlucht The « Schlucht » offers an altitude ranging from 1,000 to 1,246 m while offering only blue runs. The altitude difference is 146 m. It represents a skiable domain of 2 ha and whose longest slope is 1 km.

Nine trails are proposed on La Schlucht. These combine perfectly with the four lifts. For beginners, they can always register at the ski school which was founded in 1949. The skiers will be able to also refresh themselves at any time in one of the numerous hotels of the resort.

Activities to do on the Schlucht

These are not the activities which are missing on the Schlucht every winter. Skiing competitions are usually organized there since 1905. A ski lift is even installed since 1937 to offer more options to the visitors. Other activities can be offered during the summer, such as sledding and mountain biking.

It should be noted that the Schlucht pass has seen the passage of several stages of the Tour de France in the past. For adventure lovers, they can participate in hikes in the various trails of La Schlucht.

The Schlucht domain in figures

⛷️ Ski resort ⛷️ La Schlucht
Commune La Bresse
Massif Massif des Vosges
Department Vosges
Mountain Vosges
? Ski area ?
Size of the village ski area (in klm): 3
Size of the village ski area with connection(s) (in klm): 3
Longest downhill ski run (in km) 1
Name of the ski area La Schlucht
Connected station(s) No
❄ Altitude of ski area ❄
Altitude at the bottom of the ski area (in m) 1 100
Altitude at the top of the ski area (in m) 1 246
Average altitude of the ski area (in m) 1 173
Total height of the domain (in m) 146
Surface area of artificial snow (in ha) 1
? Difficulty of ski trails ?
Number of green runs 0
Number of blue trails 2
Number of red trails 0
Number of black runs 0
Total number of downhill ski runs 2
? Lifts ?
Ski lifts 1
Children’s treadmill 0
Fixed grip chairlifts 0
Detachable Chairlifts 1
Funiculars 0
Gondolas 0
Cable cars 0
Total number of lifts 2
? Nordic area ?
Number of cross-country ski trails (or Nordic area) 1
Size of the Nordic ski area (in klm): 15
?️ Services in the station ?️
Presence of a snowpark: No
Presence of an aquatic complex & spa : Yes (summer)
Trails accessible on foot from the village : Yes
Number of year-round inhabitants (including low-lying village) 4154
Slogan of the station A « LabelleMontagne » resort
? Access to the station ?
Nearest train station: Mulhbach sur Munster
Bus shuttle to a train station: No
Distance from Paris (in kilometers) 455
? Price survey in the station ?
Price list for a ski pass (1 day) in high season (access to the entire ski area) 16 €
Price of the week pass (6 days) in high season (access to the whole ski area) 84 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (adult) 80 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (child) 35 €
Rental studio 2 persons (school vacations) 350 €
Family apartment rental 4 persons (school vacations) 550 €
Cost of stay for 2 adults (excluding transport and food) 678 €
Cost of stay for 2 adults and 2 children (excluding transport and food) 1 040 €
? Average real estate rate ?
Average price per m2 of an apartment 1 750 €
Average price per m2 of a chalet 1 650 €
Average price of a 60m2 apartment 105 000 €
Average price of a 100m2 chalet 165 000 €
? Station evaluation on 7 criteria ?
Score on the average snowmaking capacity of the massif / 10 6
Note on the ratio between the size of the ski area vs. the price of the stay / 10 4
Evaluation note of the ski area and ski lifts / 10 3
Note on the diversity of activities (except skiing) / 10 7
Note on the charm and interest of the Village / 10 6
Note on the average cost of a stay / 10 9
Score on the average evaluation of Internet users /10 7
? Station average via 7 criteria ?
Final average score according to / 10 6,0
? Ranking according to ? 216th position out of 232 stations in France

The Schlucht in Questions / Answers

  • What are the activities in winter in La Schlucht ?

The resort of La Schlucht is very rich in activities, especially in winter it offers activities such as :

Tyrolean traverse This activity will allow you to enjoy a ride in height through the resort. You will be able to appreciate its magnificent landscapes.

Dogsledding This activity will allow you to enjoy a moment in the company of beautiful sled dogs. You will be able to admire the magnificent landscapes which are offered to you.

Snow Kart With this activity, you can enjoy rides on karts and discover new sensations.

Snowshoeing This activity will allow you to explore the resort and its surroundings. You will be able to discover its landscapes as well as its fauna and flora.

  • What are the activities in summer at La Schlucht resort?

The resort of La Schlucht also offers many summer activities such as :

Hiking: Thanks to this activity, you can admire the landscapes of the resort and its surroundings in summer. You will admire its fauna and flora.

Summer sledding This activity will allow you to enjoy the sensations of sledding in the summer. You will be able to make the full of strong sensation.

MOUNTAIN BIKING This resort offers mountain bikes and electrically assisted mountain bikes. These will allow you to explore the resort freely and enjoy its landscapes.

Bungee jumping This activity will raise your adrenaline level. You can enjoy a 20 meter high jump over the Moselotte river.

  • What to visit in and around La Schlucht?

Among these places that you must visit in La Schlucht, we can mention : Sentier Des Roches, The Hohnech, High altitude garden of the Haut Chitelet, the Route des Crêtes.

  • Where to eat in La Schlucht ?

The resort of La Schlucht offers more than 20 restaurants among which we can mention : Table de Montagne, Auberge du Schantzwazen, Farm Inn of Gaschney.

  • Where to sleep in La Schlucht ?

La Schlucht offers a number of different accommodations such as the Hotel Le Val Joli Hotel Restaurant, The Vetine Hotel, Auberge Lorraine.

  • How big is the ski area of La Schlucht ?

The ski area of the resort of La Schlucht has a size of 3 kilometers, divided into 2 trails. It has 15 kilometers of cross-country ski trails.

  • What is the altitude of La Schlucht?

This domain has an altitude between 1100 meters and 1246 meters high.

  • What is the price of the La Schlucht ski pass?

Their packages start at 16 euros per day.

  • What is the average price of a rental apartment in La Schlucht?

For a furnished studio for 2 people, the average price is 350, and for an apartment for 4 people, the average price per week is 550.

  • Does the resort of La Schlucht have a bike park?

No, it does not have a bike park.

  • How to get to La Schlucht by train ?

You can easily get there by being at the station of Mulhbach sur Munster. Then you can take a Taxi or a Bus to get to the station.

  • What is the postal code of La Schlucht ?

The zip code of La Schlucht is 68140.

  • In which department is located the station of La Schlucht ?

The ski resort of La Schlucht is located in the department of Haut-Rhin.

  • Does the resort of La Schlucht have a tourist office?

No, it does not have a tourist office.

  • Are there any webcams in La Schlucht ?

No, there is no webcam.

  • Where to find information about the weather in La Schlucht ?

You can find the latest weather report from La Schlucht station at

  • What is the opening date of the ski lifts in La Schlucht?

In La Schlucht, the ski lifts usually open the first week of December, until the beginning of April, but it all depends on the snow conditions of the massif.

  • Is there an ESF school in La Schlucht ?

Yes, it is at the address La Bresse Col de la Schlucht -88400 Gerardmer.

What is’s opinion about La Schlucht ?

In the end, gives the resort of La Schlucht an average score of 6/10, which places it in the 213e French ranks. Its strengths are : The cost of a stay, the evaluation of Internet users, the charm of the resort.

Map of the ski slopes of La Schlucht

schlucht - Map of the ski runs
schlucht – Ski slope map


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