Pedestrians and mountain bikers can discover the huge area using the ski lifts which give an easy and fast access to the summits of the valley.

Opening hours and prices for summer 2022


Access to the lifts is from Monday to Friday, from 4 July to 26 August. The lifts are not open at weekends.

Cime Caron is accessible from Monday to Friday from the resort via the Cairn and Caron cable cars and the Cime Caron cable car.

The Vallée des Belleville and 3 Vallées pedestrian / mountain bike passes do not give access to the Cime Caron cable car and the Orelle gondola.

The Cime Caron cable car and the Orelle cable cars are not accessible by mountain bike.


Where can I buy my pedestrian or mountain bike pass?


At the Cairn/Caron gondola ticket offices open Monday to Friday from 10 am to 4 pm.

All customers (including "Passeport Ascensionnel" holders) must visit the Cairn/Caron sales point before accessing a lift to obtain a pass.


Lifts open in Val Thorens from Monday to Friday


  • Cairn cable car: 10am - 3.10pm
  • Caron gondola: 10am - 3.20pm
  • La Moutière chairlift: 10am - 4pm
  • La Cime Caron cable car: 10.15am - 3.30pm


Lifts open in Orelle on Tuesdays only (from 12 July to 23 August)


  • Orelle cable car: 10am - 4pm
    • Last ascent at 3.10pm
    • Last descent at 4pm
  • Orelle - Caron cable car: 10.15am - 3.45pm
    • Last ascent at 3.30 pm
    • Last descent at 3.45pm


For more information: Real time ski lifts opening in Les 3 Vallées area


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