Les Gets offers easily accessible runs of every level, making it ideal for beginners to gradually progress, intermediates to hone their skills and those who like a black run not to feel left out! we can of course chat you through any questions you may have about where to ski and eat on the mountain – also check out our guide to our perfect ski day in Les Gets!
Les Gets prides itself on being a fantastic family resort and a is very beginner friendly. The mountain is easy to navigate and not too intimidating for your first venture ‘Up the Alps’! At the top of the Chavannes telecabine you’ll find the ‘Mappy’s’ beginner area which has 2 magic carpets, 2 rope pulls and a very gentle button lift, which gives access to the children’s ‘Indian Village’. Once you’ve gained a bit more confidence, the La Croix chairlift gives access to some gentle blues and the lovely tree lined green ‘piste 64’.
The local slopes in Les Gets, including the excellent reds on Mont Chéry, make for some great intermediate skiing. If you’re intermediate level, there are more than enough reds and blues in Les Gets/Morzine to keep you entertained for a week. If you do want to cover more distance, then Avoriaz offers a further selection of pistes. It takes less than an hour to ski from Les Gets up to Avoriaz (via Morzine), so this makes a good day out if you do fancy a change of scene.
There are 9 Black runs to get to grips with in the Les Gets/Morzine ski area. The open slopes of the Chamossière in Les Gets offers good off-piste as well as areas on Mont Chery. In Avoriaz, you’ll find mogul fields, powder bowls and steep black pistes, which include the infamous “Swiss Wall” even the most advanced skier would be hard pushed not to be impressed!
Known as the Snowboard capital of Europe, Les Portes du Soleil has eight dedicated snowboard parks, three half-pipes and 6 boarder-x courses, not to mention vast amounts of off-piste areas to get the adrenaline pumping in even the most hardcore rider. Les Gets is particularly good for the beginners and intermediates but does have a great jump park on Mont Chery for those wanting to do a few tricks!