Extensive skiing and snowboarding areas with the resorts of Serre Chevalier, Montgenevre, Puy St. Vincent, Vars and Risoul, to name centres of national repute, together with many smaller, less well-known but nevertheless charming stations.
Excellent alpine mountaineering in the Ecrins National Park centred on Ailefroide, a few kilometres up valley from Vallouise, and La Berade, accessible from the other side of the range.
Superb opportunities among the many rivers, cliffs and gorges for canyoning and during the winter ice climbing.
Extensive off piste skiing and ski touring and snow kiting.
Alpine villages and valleys -Vallouise, Nevache, St. Veran – excellent bases for ski touring and mountain walking in the summer and ski touring or snow shoeing (raquetting) in the winter.