51 slopes up to an altitude of 2,725m, comfortable ski lifts to enjoy the panorama over the Champsaur valley, varied slopes for all levels, Orcières Merlette is the “big” resort in the valley, without however losing sight of its ambition: to please children. Orcières Merlette has this objective in its DNA. Created in 1962, the resort was the first to develop a Jardin des Neiges to accommodate young skiers (1967), it has developed offers for stays outside of school holidays combining school and skiing (school bag in the snow) and it is increasing the number of initiatives. to promote access to the sensations of skiing for the youngest. Since the resort’s origins, children have been king at Orcières Merlette.