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Portes du Soleil

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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.


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.


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


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 22cm8in, expected on 23 February, with around 53cm21in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow Forecast by day for Portes du Soleil

Ski Area Stats

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

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
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Hire in Portes du Soleil

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Ski Hire Shops in Morzine, Avoriaz, Les Gets, Châtel and La Chapelle d'Abondance.

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Ski Lessons in Portes du Soleil

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To choose a Ski School, and book Group Ski Lessons or a Private Instructor, see Portes du Soleil Ski Schools and Portes du Soleil Ski Instructors.

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Location and Map

Where is Portes du Soleil?

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


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


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.

Portes du Soleil