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19 Number of reviews:

80 % Recommendation rate:

Resort 8.4
Ski area 8.7

Information about the ski area


Highest point: 2,200 m
Lowest point: 1,100 m
Altitude ski resort: 1,191 m
Lifts in total: 61
Tow lifts: 39
Chair lifts: 19
Gondola lift: 3
Pistes in total: 117 km
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Ski area Châtel

With the lift pass "Châtel" you have access to approx. 130 km of piste which are all connected via 61 lifts, right in the heart of Les Portes du Soleil. The skiable terrain is located between 1,100 and 2,200 m altitude. Due to the close proximity of Lake Geneva there is regular precipitation and therefore lots of snow during winter. Should the snow not come as expected there are 170 snow canons which guarantee winter fun from mid December until the end of April (provided the temperatures allow it). Besides the Châtel area there are also pistes in the areas of Torgon, Morgins and La Chapelle d'Abondance, which are included in the lift pass.

In Châtel itself there is a special highlight available once per week: you can extend your day on the Linga piste right into the evening hours until approx. 21:30 with flood lights and music to keep you entertained. In Châtel also the little ones will find entertainment: on the ski playground they will have the chance to learn how to manage their skis playfully, or they can participate in one of the five children's ski schools. Childcare service for babies from 3 months to kids of 6 years is special service offered in Châtel. Thanks to its large selection of green and blue pistes Châtel is very well suited for beginners and pleasure skiers. With 23 red and 7 black pistes however, also more experienced skiers will get their money's worth.

The Smoothpark in Super-Châtel offers various obstacles suitable for beginners and professionals.

With the lift pass "Portes du Soleil" you can find 650 km of pure slope enjoyment, which can be accessed via the connections to Avoriaz or the Swiss resorts Torgon and Morgins (see ski region).

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Expert rating report Châtel

The rating report Châtel comprises the main groups "Top rating categories", "Categories for special interests" and "Further rating categories" which all influence the overall result with their own count.

Overall rating

(4.3 out of 5 stars)

Top rating categories
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Lifts & cable cars
Reliability for snow

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Families & children
Experts & freeriders
Snow parks
Cross-country facilities & trails

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Après ski
Orientation (piste maps, info boards & sign posting)
Mountain restaurants, huts & gastronomy
Getting there & parking facilities

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