Skiing and Snowboarding

Chatel is just 1 of 12 resorts in the Portes Du Soleil linking France and Switzerland.

The Portes Du Soleil is the largest linked ski area in the world offering 275 lifts and 650km of varied pistes to suit every, ability. From Chatel it is possible to ski into Switzerland and back taking in the breath taking views of the Dents du Midi, Mont Blanc and Lake Geneva.

Along the way, stop at one of the mountain restaurants or bars, for just a morning coffee,

hot chocolate or lunchtime snack.

Chatel alone offers everything a ski holiday should have: A magnificent ski area with 83km of superb pistes, covering 3 mountain areas: Super-Chatel, Barbossine and Le Linga/Pre-la-Joux. The skiing is excellent with well-maintained open pistes to tree lined runs. There are plenty of nursery slopes for the beginners. For the intermediates and advanced skiers there are super reds and challenging blacks. Super-Chatel offers a fantastic Boardercross and snow park and a tobogganing area.

Ski & Snowboard Equipment Hire

Hiring your ski and snowboard equipment is an important part of your ski holiday and organisation.

We have built up a strong relationship with a local ski hire supplier, to get you the best service we can - are mobile, delivering top quality equipment and service direct to you at each of our chalets. No waiting in busy shop queues. All the fitting is done in the comfort of your chalet. It really is that simple.

  • Select your equipment on-line at
  • Equipment delivered to our chalets when a time suits you
  • English speaking & highly trained staff giving a pleasant fitting experience 7 days a week
  • SkiHire2u offer return chalet visits 07.30 – 22.30 if you need or want to change anything
  • Collection of all equipment from the chalets at the end of your holiday
  • All equipment is maintained by high quality technology
  • To view & reserve equipment go to
  • or simply fill in their on-line booking form
  • 10% is discounted to all Alpine Quests clients
  • Give them the name Alpine Quests and Chalet Name you are staying in with us

Remember - All Alpine Quests clients receive a 10% discount.


Lift Passes

A Chatel or Portes du Soleil ski pass gives real value for money. The passes are ‘hands free’, so you can tuck them away in your pocket and let the automatic turnstile read the microchip.

For the beginner or those wishing to stay local, the Chatel pass is a good idea. The Portes Du Soleil ski pass is renowned to be

one of the best value for money in the Alps, giving you the great opportunity to discover this vast area.

Alpine Quests can arrange to have your passes ready for you when you arrive at the chalet.

You ONLY pay when you arrive at the chalet. Prices are the same as you pay at the kiosk.

All prices are set by 'Les Remontees Mecaniques'

Winter 2018-19

From 22 Dec 2018 to 29 Apr 2019 

Portes du Soleil  6 days:  Adult  20-64  265€     Teen/Senior 16-19 / 65+  239€      Child 5-15  199€     Children 4 and under are free.
Chatel Area  6 days:  Adult 20-64  205€     Teen 16-19 / Senior 65+  184€    Child 5-15  154€     Children 4 and under are free. 

As a guide we are showing you 6 day prices. All prices are in Euros and set by the Lift Pass Company. (From 30 March 2019 inclusive the above prices are reduced).


Email your requirements. Passes are paid for only upon your arrival at your chalet.

Non skiers can purchase return lift passes on 2 village lifts, giving them the opportunity to meet family for morning coffee, lunch, watch them ski or just soak up the sun and atmosphere.
Visa/Visa Debit & MasterCard are excepted with no added fee from us. Euros cash also excepted.


Ski Schools or Private - There are many ski and snowboarding lessons available for all abilities, for the beginner or those wishing to improve their technique.

Alpine Quests have worked closely with English speaking and good humored French private instructors for 15 season. They teach skiing and snowboarding to all ages and abilities, in private or group lessons. Peak season (Christmas, New Year, February Half-term and Easter) are in great demand. To avoid disappointment it is an idea to book early for a time to suit you.

We are happy to make reservations for you subject to availability. Email us for further details.



Village Des Marmottons – ‘Club des Piou Piou’ ski school is especially for children aged 3-6 years.

A Reception chalet, tailored with games room, quiet area and changing room.  2 rope tows and 1 ski tow.
Please phone direct to book: 0033 450 73 33 79, or visit or Email:

Les Mouflets - Crèche facility for children from 3 months to 6 years, based in the centre of Chatel. Open daily.

Mornings, afternoons and daily/weekly packages are available For more details or to enrol your child, please call the crèche office direct, between 13.00 and 15.00.

English speaking - 0033 450 81 38 19, or visit or Email:


Aquatic Centre - In Chatel

'Forme D'O' - Pool and Spa with 2 indoors pools and 1 outdoor pool, means you can swim all year round! But this is not just about swimming. The centre has saunas, steam rooms and a fully equipped fitness room. For those who just want to relax and/or be pampered, there are the in-house masseuses offering numerous packages.


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