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Les Deux Alpes

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Les Deux Alpes (also Les 2 Alpes or Les 2 Alpes 3600) is a ski resort in the French Isère département. [1]

27 relations: Alpe d'Huez, Avalanche, Boardercross, Cable car, Chairlift, Chamonix, Departments of France, Europe, France, Funicular, Glacier, Gondola lift, Grenoble, Grind (sport), Half-pipe, Isère, La Grave, Livet-et-Gavet, Marco Pantani, Mont Blanc, Mont-de-Lans, Piste, Ski resort, Snowcat, Surface lift, Vénosc, Vercors Massif.

Alpe d'Huez

LAlpe d'Huez is a ski resort at.

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Avalanche

An avalanche (also called a snowslide) is a cohesive slab of snow lying upon a weaker layer of snow in the snowpack that fractures and slides down a steep slope when triggered.

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Boardercross

Boardercross, also known as snowboard cross, is a snowboard competition in which four to six snowboarders race down a course.

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Cable car

A cable car is any of a variety of cable transportation systems relying on cables to pull vehicles along or lower them at a steady rate.

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Chairlift

An elevated passenger ropeway, or chairlift, is a type of aerial lift, which consists of a continuously circulating steel cable loop strung between two end terminals and usually over intermediate towers, carrying a series of chairs.

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Chamonix

Chamonix-Mont-Blanc,.

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Departments of France

In the administrative divisions of France, the department (département) is one of the three levels of government below the national level ("territorial collectivities"), between the administrative regions and the commune.

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Europe

Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.

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France

France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

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Funicular

A funicular is one of the modes of transport, along with a cable railway and an inclined elevator, which uses a cable traction for movement on a steep slope.

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Glacier

A glacier is a persistent body of dense ice that is constantly moving under its own weight; it forms where the accumulation of snow exceeds its ablation (melting and sublimation) over many years, often centuries.

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Gondola lift

A gondola lift is a means of cable transport and type of aerial lift which is supported and propelled by cables from above.

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Grenoble

Grenoble is a city in southeastern France, at the foot of the French Alps where the river Drac joins the Isère.

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Grind (sport)

Grinding is a sliding stunt performed in many extreme sports.

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Half-pipe

A half-pipe is a structure used in gravity extreme sports such as snowboarding, skateboarding, skiing, freestyle BMX, skating and scooter riding.

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Isère

Isère (Arpitan: Isera, Occitan: Isèra) is a department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in eastern France named after the river Isère.

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La Grave

La Grave is a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department in southeastern France.

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Livet-et-Gavet

Livet-et-Gavet is a commune in the Isère department in southeastern France.

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Marco Pantani

Marco Pantani (13 January 1970 – 14 February 2004) was an Italian road racing cyclist, widely considered one of the best climbers of his era in professional road bicycle racing.

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Mont Blanc

Mont Blanc (Monte Bianco), meaning "White Mountain", is the highest mountain in the Alps and the highest in Europe west of Russia's Caucasus peaks.

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Mont-de-Lans

Mont-de-Lans is a former commune in the Isère department in southeastern France.

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Piste

A piste is a marked ski run or path down a mountain for snow skiing, snowboarding, or other mountain sports.

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Ski resort

A ski resort is a resort developed for skiing, snowboarding, and other winter sports.

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Snowcat

A snowcat is an enclosed-cab, truck-sized, fully tracked vehicle designed to move on snow.

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Surface lift

A surface lift is a means of cable transport that transports skiers and snowboarders, in which riders remain on the ground as they are pulled uphill.

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Vénosc

Vénosc is a former commune in the Isère department in southeastern France.

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Vercors Massif

The Vercors Massif is a range in France consisting of rugged plateaux and mountains straddling the départements of Isère and Drôme in the French Prealps.

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Les 2 Alpes, Les Deux-Alpes.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Les_Deux_Alpes

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