Mountains and Outdoor Activities

The reference French region
The Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region is the reference French region for the mountain and outdoor industry,
with 70% of French mountain companies and 85% of French outdoor sports companies,
located in Haute Savoie, Savoie, Isère and the Rhône.

Key facts and figures


82% of the national amount

of "mountain" investments

200 000

The core sectors

Industrial production

Ski resort management

Mechanical ski-lift installations and equipment

Snow coverage and winter maintenance

Snow clearance and winter viability

Safety and rescue

Installations in difficult areas

Sport and leisure equipment and installations

Design and sale of sports equipment

Information and signposting

Measurements and instrument maintenance

Water, energy, waste management

Town planning, architecture, habitat

Services, consulting, training

Communication and promotion mountain tourism

Mountain aeronautics

The top local companies
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