Morzine and the Portes du Soleil’s proximity to both Lake Geneva and Mont Blanc assures that the ski area has an outstanding snow record. Ski passes can be bought separately for the Morzine/Les Gets ski area, or for the whole Portes du Soleil ski area. The Morzine / Les Gets skiing is accessed through Le Pleney cable car and is an excellent area for beginner and intermediate skiing. The skiing in the remaining Portes du Soleil area is accessed through the Super Morzine cable car (Morzine town centre) or Les Prodains cable car (5 minute drive from Morzine town centre). The Portes du Soleil ski area has over 650km of pisted slopes and has a lot to offer for all skiing abilities.
Altitude – 920m – 2466m
Total Ski Area – 650km (283 pistes)
Green Runs – 33. Blue Runs – 119. Red Runs – 109. Black Runs – 27
Morzine / Les Gets and the Portes du Soleil ski area is superb for Beginners – there is a vast range of wide village nursery slopes in both Morzine and Avoriaz. There are excellent progression runs on Le Pleney, at Nyon, and at the top of the Super-Morzine cable car. There is more than enough skiing in the Morzine / Les Gets area for beginners so it is not necessary to buy the full Portes du Soleil pass which includes Morzine / Lets Gets put also Avoriaz and the Swiss side of the PDS ski area.
Portes du Soleil Ski Guide – Morzine
There is a wide variety of ski runs for Intermediates leading back into Morzine resort. Le Pléney (on the north side of Morzine town) has a compact network of pistes that are ideal for groups with mixed abilities: there are blue and red options from every lift. The 119 blue runs and 109 red runs ensure that there are a huge amount of options for intermediate groups.
Portes du Soleil Ski Guide – Les Gets
For Experts there are plenty of exciting possibilities – the runs down from Pointe de Nyon and Chamossière are quite challenging, as are the black runs down the back of Mont Chéry and the excellent Hauts Forts blacks at Avoriaz. The scope of off-piste is enormous throughout the vast Portes du Soleil mountain range.
Portes du Soleil Ski Guide – Morzine
Morzine and the Portes du Soleil’s proximity to both Lake Geneva and Mont Blanc assures that the ski area has an outstanding snow record. Ski passes can be bought separately for the Morzine/Les Gets ski area, or for the whole Portes du Soleil ski area.
We recommend that ski hire be organised in advance before you arrive in Morzine. This is particularly important during the school holidays when the best Morzine ski hire companies book out all of their equipment before the week has started.
It is possible to purchase a Morzine / Les Gets ski pass (beginners and intermediates) or a full Portes du Soleil ski pass (intermediates and above). We are able to organise ski passes in advance for you, meaning they will be waiting in your ski chalets in Morzine on your arrival in resort.
Having attained the national tourist label ‘family plus,’ Morzine is very much a family friendly ski resort. There is a huge amount of choice for ski schools for children, and also a good local creche and several British nanny companies.
Skiing and snowboarding aside, Morzine ski resort has a huge amount to offer during your ski chalet holiday. Please see the below list of activities for a few ideas of how to spend your time when you are not on the slopes.
Whether a skier or non-skier, your ski chalet holiday in Morzine would not be complete without a bit of pampering and a massage.
During your stay at one of our catered ski chalets in Morzine your chef has one evening off a week on a Wednesday. This means that you will eat out one day of the week during your ski chalet holiday with us.
A ski chalet holiday would not be complete without the apres ski experience and Morzine has more to offer than most. A vibrant alpine town both in and out of season, there are lots of options to cater for various atmospheres and wallet sizes.
Morzine, in the heart of the Portes du Soleil ski area, is one of the most accessible ski resorts in the Alps. Situated in the Northern Alps, Morzine is just a 70 minute flight from southern UK airports, and the airport transfer from Geneva is just 80 minutes.