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La Chapelle d'Abondance

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La Chapelle d'Abondance Ski Resort Guide

La Chapelle d'Abondance, France

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Snowfall!
Total Piste Length75km47 miles
Highest Lift1,800m5,906ft
Resort Height1,020m3,346ft
 Nearest AirportsSion and Geneva
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La Chapelle d'Abondance

The ski area of La Chapelle d'Abondance is in the French Alps at an altitude of 1,020m3,346ft, with 75km47 miles of marked runs.


La Chapelle d'Abondance is part of the Portes du Soleil ski area with access to 400km249 miles of downhill skiing, with 285 marked pistes, served by a total of 196 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in La Chapelle d'Abondance itself (75km47 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Portes du Soleil ski resorts of Abondance, Avoriaz, Châtel, La Grande Terche, Les Gets, Montriond, Morzine, Saint Jean d'Aulps, Champoussin, Champéry, Les Crosets, Morgins and Torgon.


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.


La Chapelle d'Abondance offers some good boarding.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in La Chapelle d'Abondance?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for La Chapelle d'Abondance.

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Snow Forecast by day for La Chapelle d'Abondance

Ski Area Stats

La Chapelle d'Abondance Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
75km47 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
35km22 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Portes du Soleil Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
400km249 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
243km151 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

La Chapelle d'Abondance Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,800m5,906ft
Lowest Piste1,020m3,346ft
Resort Altitude (La Chapelle d'Abondance)1,020m3,346ft
Max Vertical780m2,559ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for La Chapelle d'Abondance
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

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Location and Map

Where is La Chapelle d'Abondance?

This ski resort is in the French Alps in Thonon-les-Bains, Haute-Savoie.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to La Chapelle d'Abondance is Sion, 64 minutes drive away.

Geneva, Annecy, Berne, Chambery, Basel, Lyon St-Exupéry, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Grenoble and Lyon Bron airports are all within three hours drive.

Sion is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 12 ski lifts are able to uplift 12,074 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 1km1 miles of ski runs, with 2 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is La Chapelle d'Abondance open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.


NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

La Chapelle d'Abondance