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Cheap ski hire Châtel

In the Dranse valley, just a few minutes from the Swiss border and with around 30 working farms, Châtel is a hidden gem if you’re the kind of person that wants a down-to-earth holiday as well as the world-class skiing of the Portes du Soleil. The locals are remarkably friendly and unpretentious, and two main streets make it easily navigable.
The terrain here offers everything from nursery slopes to snow parks to half-pipes to death-defying mogul runs, and plenty of good tree runs in between. 650km of terrain across the Portes du Soleil area makes Châtel one of the best placed villages for skiing, but in fact Châtel goes beyond the Portes du Soleil with two separate sectors of slopes. One links to its French neighbour – high, purpose-built Avoriaz – and the other links to two resorts in Switzerland: Morgins (which is on the Portes du Soleil circuit) and Torgon (which is not on the circuit).
The comparatively low-key reputation of Châtel also keeps accommodation prices down. Though staying in the French Alps during ski season is never going to come cheap, the prices in Châtel are much more affordable than the larger, more fashionable resorts in the area like Morzine and Avoriaz. That’s even before your Ski Discount equipment hire has saved you up to 60%.

Ski runs Châtel

Châtel offers nearly 83 km of ski slopes and is part of the biggest ski area in the world: Les Portes du Soleil. This area comprising 8 French ski resorts and 4 Swiss ski resorts including la Chapelle d'Abondance, Morzine, les Gets, Montriond, Avoriaz and Morgins.

Alpine ski slopes: 650.00 km
Altitude:   Min: 1000  Max: 2500 
Total number of ski runs: 35  106  100  26  
Number of ski lifts: 204

Ski resort labels for Châtel

Famille Plus Mountain: Châtel offers all the facilities and the welcome you need to get the most out of your family skiing holidays with children from 18 months old.

Station Verte: Châtel offers a ski holiday in the heart of a preserved and respected nature. For a ski holiday in the heart of a charming resort and a typical village, choose Châtel.

Village Resort: Châtel offers an authentic setting, far away from the modernity of the major resorts, for a quiet, relaxing holiday as a family, while enjoying a wide range of mountain activities.

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