The Châtel ski area.
The Châtel ski area offers a wide range of superb holidays and magnificent opportunities for skiing, both for those who come for the life and scenery on the mountain and those looking for that ultimate experience on the slopes!
It extends across Super-Châtel / Barbossine and Linga/Pré-la-Joux/Plaine-Dranse sectors linked together with the Portes du Soleil and Gabelou chairlifts and offers 45 ski slopes and 42 ski lifts.
LinksChâtel is directly linked to the Portes du Soleil ski domain via, Avoriaz , Torgon and Morgins.
- Torgon: from Super-Châtel, one can take the Tour du Don ski lift directly to Torgon, the Swiss resort.
- Morgins: from Super-Châtel, the Chalet Neuf ski lift provides a link to Morgins via the pistes.
- La Chapelle d’Abondance: from the Barbossine sector, take the Col de Croix red piste to Torgon, the Swiss resort, then the Djeu des Têtes ski lift, followed by the Conches 2000 ski lift. Several alternatives are then available to the Panthiaz gondola which gives access to La Chapelle d’Abondance.
- A regular shuttle provides a link to the Crêt Béni sector of La Chapelle, and will also take you back to Châtel.
- Avoriaz: Avoriaz can be reached directly via the ski slopes. From Pré-la-Joux take the Pierre-Longue and then Rochassons chair lifts. When you reach the crest take the red Chaux-Fleuri piste or the blue Grand Plan piste to Avoriaz.
The Espace Liberté ski area
The Espace Liberté extends across Châtel, La Chapelle d'Abondance, the Swiss resort of Torgon and the Corbeau sector of the Swiss resort of Morgins.
It offers: 82 ski slopes and 63 ski lifts.
Portes du Soleil MOBILE APP
Comes with a host of features for the 12 resorts that make up this francoswiss ski area, including an interactive piste map, your GPS location on the piste in real time and suggested skiing routes.
Under “Resorts”, select Châtel for real-time piste and lift opening hours, weather info, snow conditions, resort restaurants and what’s on. You can even top up your ski pass from your phone (providing you have a ‘Hands-Free’ pass and 3G, 4G or WiFi internet connection).