We are receiving news this morning that the municipal council of La Grave has agreed unanimously to sign a contract with SATA, the company that runs the Alpe d’Huez ski area.
The contract will be signed next week and will allowing for 30 more years of operations. Details of the deal will not be made public until after the contracts haves been signed, but many are breathing a huge sigh of relief.
“The téléphérique should remain a means of transport giving access to a mountain area, the Vallons de la Meije and Chancel, that will be as natural as it is today,” said a statement.
SATA has said it will build a third stage cable car to the top of the Dome de la Lauze that may open by 2021.