Please note that there might be a lack of equipment in the stores during the season. We recommend you book in advance.
There is no shop in this village. You can rent your ski gear in a village nearby.
The vast skiable terrain of picturesque Les Arcs satisfies skiers of every skill level but only one area attracts the most serious powder hounds, speed freaks and piste explorers. Arc 2000 and Les Arcs newest village, Arc 1950, has the highest altitude and most reliable snow cover. The best off-piste, treeless powder runs are to be found around Arc 1950/2000 and many serious skiera are drawn to test themselves against the ferocious slope that was used for speed skiing at the 1992 Winter Olympics and where subsequent speed records have frequently been set. Situated in a picturesque bowl with stunning views of the surrounding mountains, Les Arcs' highest villages really are a cut above the rest for expert skiers.
Why waste time seeking out equipment, fretting over which gear is best suited to explore the terrain and waiting in line at crowded rental shops when you can simply pick up pre-arranged ski hire in Arc 1950/2000 and head straight up to the snow? With ALPINRESORTS.com you can book ski hire for Arc 1950/2000 in advance and have it waiting for you when you arrive. With partner rental shops conveniently located throughout Arc 1950 and Arc 2000 you can get straight from your accommodation to the slopes in no time. Locations of partner shops include one situated close to the base of the lift to Les Arcs' highest point, the Aiguille Rouge (Red Needle), from where skiers can enjoy a 7 km run that is among the most memorable in the Alps. ALPINRESORTS.com works only with carefully selected ski hire Arc 1950/2000 outlets, all of which stock only high quality, late model equipment from the leading brands in alpine sport. Whether you want to hit the powder on some hefty twin tips, explore the exposed basin with telemarks, slash the snow on some razor edged racing skis or potter around near the village on gentle carvers, ALPINRESORTS.com offers the best equipment to suit your needs. With phone, email and online chat support with friendly, experienced customer service experts, customers can be sure they receive the best deal and gear to help with a successful ski holiday in Les Arcs. Group bookings of any size are no problem, so large travel parties can be sure that all party members will be well catered for at competitive prices, since booking with ALPINRESORTS.com can provide substantial price savings compared with arranging ski hire Arc 1950/2000 in person.
These neighbouring resorts are a study in contrast in terms of architecture. One is a model example of 20th century Modernist construction, the other a huddle of cute Savoyard chalets built in traditional style from local materials, nonetheless each has individual charm and a vibrant village atmosphere. Easily reached from one another by the free, pedestrian accessible Cabriolet gondola, Arc 1950 and Arc 2000 between them provide a cross section of alpine village life through the ages. Traditional Savoyard fondue can be found beside fine dining establishments and Mexican cuisine, cosy wooden chalets are complimented by cutting edge ski lift technology. Each has its own unique character that enriches any ski holiday in this popular region.