Chatel is open for skiing right now and the slopes currently have a reported snow depth of 155 centimeters. Today, 92% of the lifts and 89% of the slopes are open.
In Chatel you will find 165 lifts with a lift capacity of 250776 passengers/hour. There are 580 kilometer of groomed pistes in total, divided into 310 kilometer blue pistes, 210 kilometer red pistes and for the more experienced skiers, 60 kilometer black pistes. Many lifts and slopes belong to the whole ski area Les Portes du Soleil - Morzine/Avoriaz/Les Gets/Châtel/Morgins/Champéry which Chatel is part of, but you have access to everything. The vertical drop is at most 1269 meter and the highest served area by the ski lift system is at 2254 meter.
In Chatel you can also try night skiing as some slopes are illuminated after dark. For snowboarders or the more adventurous skiers, there is also access to a fun park, as well as a halfpipe facility.
If you have family members or others in your party who are not interested in down hill skiing, there are cross-country skiing tracks available at a total length of 600 kilometers. If you want to take it a little more leisurely one day and get a nice winter experience, you can go out and hike. In Chatel there are prepared trails for winter hiking.
Airports close to ChatelIf you want to fly to Chatel the closest airport is Geneva International Airport, with a distance of 56 kilometers from the ski resort. Other alternative airports that are possible to fly to are Belp, Bern (88 kilometers distance), as well as Aix Les Bains, Chambery (102 kilometers from the ski resort).
Closest ski resorts to ChatelNot far from Chatel is the ski resort Morgins, the distance is only 3 kilometers. Close by you also find the ski resorts La Chapelle d'Abondance at a distance of 5 kilometers, and Torgon, 6 kilometers from Chatel.
Ski areas Chatel form part ofChatel is part of the ski area Les Portes du Soleil together with 11 other ski resorts.
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Ski schools in Chatel
In Chatel you can book 6 different types of ski lessons, ski schools or ski instructors. You will find options for all ages and different types of skill levels. We work with CheckYeti that is a specialist in online booking of ski classes and can in many cases offer free cancellation and at best up to 15% cheaper than the original price.