The ski area Les Portes du Soleil covers following ski resorts: Morzine, Avoriaz, Les Gets, Châtel, Morgins, Champéry. The area is located in the Val d'Illiez (Switzerland, Lemanic Region, Valais (Wallis)) and in Portes du Soleil (France, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Savoie Mont Blanc, Haute-Savoie). For skiing and snowboarding, there are 580 km of slopes and 170 lifts available. The skiing area is situated between the elevations of 985 and 2,254 m. It spreads over 14 valleys and about 1,036 square kilometres, Portes du Soleil ski area ranks among the two largest ski areas in the world (the other being Les Trois Vallées
).Portes du Soleil
is the name of the 1,950-meter-high pass connecting Morgins to Les Crosets.
There is a main circuit through most of the Swiss and some of the French resorts (Chatel-Morgins-Champoussin-Les Crosets/Champery-Avoriaz-Chatel), that can be skied in both clockwise and counterclockwise directions. The average skier or boarder will spend most of a day doing the circuit. So don't forget to turn on Skadi FIS app and follow its intelligible voice hints in your own skiing adventure.