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Morzine ski resort

Haute-Savoie, France

Morzine ski resort, located in Haute-Savoie region, is one of the closest major French resorts to the gateway city of Geneva. It is also in the middle of one of the most extensive ski regions in the Alps, Les Portes du Soleil. (French for “Doors to the Sun”). This is a ski circus that connects 15 resorts in France and Switzerland.


The Portes du Soleil Ski Area includes 14 French Ski Resorts and offers a combined total of 285 individual pistes that make up 400km of terrain. It is serviced by one of the largest lift networks in the world with 196 ski lifts. In addition to Morzine ski resort on the French side of the border are Avoriaz, Les Gets, Montriond, St.-Jean d'Aulps, Abondance and La Chapelle.


On the Swiss side of Les Portes du Soleil are Planachaux, Champery, Les Crosets, Val-d'Illiez, Champoussin, Morgins, Chatel, and Torgon. The combined statistics of Les Portes du Soleil has overwhelming, with the longest runs up to 7mi long, 403mi of tended trails, limitless off-piste terrain and 196 lifts and they are all interconnected. So you have the stamina, and the time, you can ski it all...


Morzine ski resort offers an extensive local network of gentle wooded trials. For keen piste-bashers wanting to do multiple tours of the Portes du Soleil circuit it is better positioned than the other resorts. The terrain breakdown for Morzine ski resort is 8% beginner trails, 36% intermediate and 56% for advanced skiers and snowboarders.


The easily accessible nursery runs for beginners are wide and gentle with many snow making cannons to keep the snow at its best. For the more intermediate skiers they have lovely wide pistes and enjoy the tree lined runs, big bowls and the ability to cover the whole Portes du Soleil area on more intermediate runs. Challenging pistes and famous runs such as the Swiss wall and the world cup downhill black runs will keep advanced skiers working hard.


Off the trials, Morzine ski resort is one of those destinations where there are a reasonable amount of other activities to fill the hours while your companions are whizzing down the mountain. These include ice-diving beneath a lake, nature discovery tours, snowmobiling, tobogganing, snowshoeing and shopping. There's also a world-class ice rink and a large swimming pool. Did we mention ice-driving? Seriously, you have to do this!

Total Trails: 120 km 74.6 mi

  • Easiest 10 km 6.2 mi | 8%
  • More Difficult 43 km 26.7 mi | 36%
  • Most Difficult 67 km 41.6 mi | 56%
  • Terrain Park Yes
  • Half Pipes No

Resort Stats

Peak elevation:
2466 m 8090.6 ft
Base elevation:
950 m 3116.8 ft
Vertical Drop:
1516 m 4973.8 ft
Total Trails:
120 km 74.6 mi
Longest Run:
3 km 1.9 mi

Lift Tickets

  • Day PassEUR 38
  • Kids Day PassEUR 28
  • Season PassEUR 627
  • Kids Season PassEUR 450
Prices check with resort for specials and discounts

Total Ski Lifts 49

  • Chairlifts1
  • T-Bars1
live cam

Snowmaking No

  • Mtn Snowmaking %0 %
  • No of Snow guns0

Snow Report

  • Last Snow:14/04/2019
  • 24hrs Snow 0 cm 0 in
  • Base (natural):0 cm 0 in
9 °C
9 °C
SW8 km/h SW5 m/h


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