Les Gets Ski area - Why Ski in Les Gets
Les Gets was rated by the Independent Newspaper as being the best family ski holiday resort in the world, with easy access to the Portes du Soleil area, we feel it offers something for everyone.
Les Gets was also voted the Worlds best family ski holiday resort by the Sunday Telegraph in October 2009
The local Les gets ski area has 110 km of slopes, 47 lifts, 15 fun runs. The ski area of Les Gets can be divided into 4 parts : Mont-Chéry, Chavannes, Nyon, Le Pleney. 71 slopes covering all levels. From the Chavannes side you are directly on the Portes du Soleil ski area with 600km slopes - one ski pass covers 199 ski lifts.
On this page, we give a summary of the skiing area and also further down there is an article on a day's skiing in Les Gets.
Mont Chéry Side:
Mont Chéry offers beautiful scenery and probably the best panorama of the Mont Blanc chain in the whole area. Very sunny on one side of the mountain, and snow sure with delightful runs through the trees on the north facing side. Chéry noire, a bumpy black goes straight down, but there are also more leisurely routes leading to a delightful restaurant "Les Chanterelles" near the bottom.
The Chavannes side is the most popular, with the most important part of the resort pistes and the connexion with Morzine and Les Portes du Soleil.
Access to Portes du Soleil:
The Les Folliets 4 man chair lift, enables Les Gets skiers to effectively join the Portes du Soleil circuit with just one lift. From the top you can ski to the bottom of Morzine and from there take either the navette bus to Les Prodains, or walk across the village to the Super Morzine gondola. You can be in the heart of the Portes du Soleil within 45 minutes. Coming back can go even quicker if all falls well and you know the route from Pleney (top of Morzine) back to the starting point.
Once in the Portes du Soleil circuit you will never tire of the range or area. With around 200 lifts and 600 kilometres of pistes, this ski range offers a variety and snow sure skiing to match anywhere in the world.