Skiing Portes du soleil

05Oct2017

Chalets in the Portes du Soleil

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The Portes du Soleil is the largest ski area in Europe located between Lake Geneva and Mont Blanc.  There are 12 interlinked resorts in the Portes du Soleil with over 650km of pistes.   Top 5 reasons to ski in the Portes du Soleil: It has a short transfer from Geneva airport – only 90
18Sep2017

Skiing in the Portes du Soleil

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The Portes du Soleil is one of the largest interlinked ski areas in the World, spanning 2 countries, 12 resorts and over 650km of pistes. Located in the Northern Alps on the French/Swiss border, the Portes du Soleil includes well-known and loved resorts such as Chatel, Avoriaz, Morzine and Les Gets. It’s proximity to Geneva
27Jul2017

Vintage Skiing

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Skiing these days is easy compared to years gone by.   We are privileged to have carving skis, Gor-tex clothing, anti-mist Goggles, factor 50 sun cream, high speed chair lifts, boot warmers and beautifully groomed pistes.   Check out these amazing vintage ski pictures to see some real ski heroes!          
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
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.