Skiing Châtel

22Sep2015

Powder Skiing

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How to ski powder Powder skiing is the holy grail of winter sports – for many, the ultimate aim of leaning to ski. Every magazine cover has a cool picture of a skier deep in powder with fresh snow flying over their head; they make it look so effortless. So surely it can’t be that
20Jul2015

How to ski moguls

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What is Mogul Skiing? Wikipedia describes mogul skiing as ” a freestyle skiing competition consisting of one timed run of free skiing on a steep, heavily moguled course, stressing technical turns, aerial manoeuvres and speed”   But most holiday skiers describe moguls as a bit of a nightmare and would not be disappointed if they didn’t
10Sep2014

Equipment hire with Skihire2U

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We are pleased to announce our new partnership with Skihire2U to provide ski and snowboard equipment hire.  Skihire2U provides a unique and specialist service in Chatel as they deliver your equipment to the chalet so you can sit back relax and wait for the equipment to come to you.   Specialising in Salomon and Atomic
27Jul2014

The NEW link between Super Chatel and Linga

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It’s a project that’s been discussed for over 20 years, and now it’s becoming a reality….. work on the link between the 2 ski areas of Super Chatel and Linga has started, and all reports suggest it will be ready for this coming winter season!   The skiing from Chatel has always been fantastic –
23Jun2014

Best ski runs in the Portes du Soleil

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The Portes du Soleil is one of the largest ski areas in the world with over 650km of pistes.  There is great skiing for all abilities spread across 12 resorts and two countries…. here are some of our favourite runs:     The Coupe de Monde… is classified as a black run however skis more
23Jun2014

Why Chatel is a great ski resort

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Chatel is a charming Savoyard village and world-class ski resort. It is largely undiscovered by many British skiers, primarily because there are no major tour operators based here. However it is unquestionably a hidden treasure sitting in the heart of one of the largest ski areas in the world.   Here we list five reasons
16Jun2014

Skiing in Chatel – questions & answers

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There’s a lot of information to take on board when booking a ski holiday. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions we receive from prospective guests. Hope this might help if you’re thinking about your next ski holiday in Chatel!   Q) What’s the difference between a Chatel ski pass and a Portes
25Mar2014

Why is the snow SO good in Châtel?

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Châtel boasts one of the best snow records in Europe, but it isn’t the highest ski resort in the World – with the resort at 1250m and the skiing reaching about 2000m, rising to 2500m in neighboring Avoriaz. So if it’s not all about altitude, what factors influence the area’s fantastic snow record?    
25Mar2014

Châtel Snow and Weather Report, 25th March 2014

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After almost three weeks of perfect blue sky days the snow has returned with over one meter of fresh snow falling on Saturday and another half meter on Sunday, making the last three days some of the best powder days of the season. Conditions at the moment are perfect on all slopes and off piste.