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Portes du Soleil

Portes du Soleil Ski Resort Guide

Portes du Soleil, France

Rated: 4/5 (from 5 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForFreeriders, Expert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners and Snowboarders!
Total Piste Length400km249 miles
Highest Lift2,470m8,104ft
Lowest Lift900m2,953ft
 Nearest AirportsSion and Geneva
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Portes du Soleil

The region of Portes du Soleil comprises the ski slopes of 14 ski areas, including Avoriaz, Les Gets and Morzine.

Summary

The ski area includes 14 Ski Resorts with a combined total of 400km249 miles of downhill skiing, with 285 marked pistes, served by a total of 196 ski lifts. The appropriate Lift Pass allows you to ski or snowboard in any of the ski areas of Abondance, Avoriaz, Châtel, La Chapelle d'Abondance, La Grande Terche, Les Gets, Montriond, Morzine, Saint Jean d'Aulps, Champoussin, Champéry, Les Crosets, Morgins and Torgon.

With ski lifts as high as 2,470m8,104ft, snow cover is generally reliable.

Skiing

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

Snowboarding

Portes du Soleil is very highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Portes du Soleil?

The next notable snow forecast is 8cm3in, expected on 1 December, with around 21cm8in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Portes du Soleil Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
32
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
100
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
122
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
31
Downhill
Total Length
400km249 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
243km151 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
196

Altitudes

Portes du Soleil Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,470m8,104ft
Lowest Piste900m2,953ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Portes du Soleil
Freeriders
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding

Location and Map

Where is Portes du Soleil?

This ski resort is in Haute-Savoie, Rhône-Alpes, France.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Portes du Soleil is Sion, 70 minutes drive away.

Berne, Geneva, Annecy, Chambery, Basel, Grenoble, Lyon Bron, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Zurich, Turin Caselle, Lyon St-Exupéry and Dole–Jura airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

There are 196 ski lifts.

Season Dates

When is Portes du Soleil 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.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Portes du Soleil, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Portes du Soleil Tourist Office for the latest.

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