Les Portes du Soleil in brief
Endless skiing for all levels
Heli skiing possible
Great facilities for snowboarders
With its 650km of ski runs, the Portes du Soleil ski area represents one of the world's largest ski areas. The French side of the Portes du Soleil area is packed with ultra modern ski lifts and is perfectly interconnected but every now and then, you come across traces of that old-fashioned ski holiday romance with traditional 2-seater chair lifts that like to take their time! The seemingly endless network of ski slopes in the Portes du Soleil allows you to try different routes every day during your ski holidays. Ski fanatics always looking for new experiences and who love powder snow on virgin slopes, will have the possibility to try heli-skiing, an unforgettable and thrilling experience worth every euro spent! Heli-skiing can only be practised on the Swiss side of the Portes du Soleil as it is not permitted in France.
The Portes du Soleil's 650km of pisted ski runs area shared by 14 ski resorts stretching from Lake Geneva in Switzerland through to the Mont Blanc region in France! The popular ski resorts include the authentic Les Gets and the pedestrian ski resort of Avoriaz. Snowboarders are spoilt for choice in the Portes du Soleil with a great selection of snow parks with half-pipes and hand rails, etc... With so much skiing on offer, it goes without saying that there's something for all levels and tastes. Serious, hardcore skiers and snowboarders can try the infamous “Wall” at the top of the Chavanette drag lift in the Portes du Soleil ski area, which is known to be one of the world’s toughest black runs, with waist high moguls across a vertical drop of over 300 metres!