Chatel is in the heart of the ski area called "Portes du Soleil". This area is one of the largest in Europe and has 12 connected ski stations in France and Switzerland (Avoriaz, Morzine, Les Gets ...). It counts 650km of ski tracks and a total of 208 ski lifts. You can have access to all that with just one ski permit.
Châtel is divided into two areas: Barbossine / super Chatel and Linga / Pre la Joux located between 1100 and 2200m of altitude and offers 47 ski tracks for all levels.
In recent years, this station has been considerably expanded, placing Chatel in the 15th position of the French ski stations. However, appreciated by visitors it remains a mountain village and the station offers many tourist facilities.
Of course, today's winter sports have dramatically change. The mountains in winter, it's also all kinds of sliding: Telemark skiing, Snow racer, Airboard, Yooner or Snake-slide, hiking snowshoes, sled dog rides, relaxing after skiing, well-being, the discovery of the mountain, not to forgot the French delicacy!
- Ski de piste : engagement "ski garanti" de la station grâce aux nombreux canons à neige, ski de fond, promenades en
raquettes, chiens de traineaux
- Patin à glace
- Plongée sous glace (Lac de Vonnes)
- Ski joering
- Snow parc
- Piste de luge
- Ecole ski Academy : activités de glisse (body board, snake gliss, cours de ski privés,...)