Chalet Morzine blog

We aim to keep you informed of new events, the all important weather forecast, anecdotes of running a chalet, helpful tips and travelling advice and anything else fun and exciting that happens in the lives of Chalet Morzine. View everything we’ve ever written in the blog archive.

Progress on the morzine lift system!

No fear, it will all be ready in time.  But for those of you who would like to see how it is progressing have a browse through the photos below or check out the videos on our facebook page.  We will try and keep you updated as much as possible, either  via the blog or […]

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Avoriaz is officially world class!

The world’s best ski runs, according to the Daily Telegraph. The Daily Telegraph have graded some of the world’s finest ski runs, ranging from those black runs with amazing technical challenge to long runs, easy enough for the family and those that are just simply stunning.  And we were very pleased to see that our […]

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Which ski school for the little ones?

Skiing with children Once the children have reached the age of three, you don’t have to book childcare, they can actually start to learn to ski!  Below is an example of a day in the ESF Piou Piou club.  Its a great start for the little ones and lets you have some ski time too! […]

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The Pleney Lift

What the new Pleney Lift should look like soon……… The building of the New Pleney lift system, started on the 29th  April of this year, a mere week after the building permit and never ending paperwork had been signed.  A project that had been a long time in planning but was necessary to conform with […]

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Center parcs Morzine

A summer activity holiday in the mountains is absolutely perfect for all the family.   As a change for our family this year, we went to a Center Parcs in Normandy.  Whilst we had a great time,  it took me to go there to realise that we had everything and much much more in Morzine….. […]

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Avoriaz – officially had the most snow last season!

So which Alpine ski resort got most snow of all?   Ladies and Gentlemen, the snowiest Alpine resort in 2012-13 was….. Avoriazwith 11.77m at resort level (13.49m at 2200m) some 50% above average and second only to the 1994-95 season. Avoriaz – snowiest ski resort in the Alps 2013 – Photo: weathertoski.co.uk Who got the most […]

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Loads of activities for just 1 euro a day!

Explore Portes du Soleil from 1 euro with the Multi Pass Whether you are mountain biking, cycling, climbing or hiking in the Portes du Soleil this summer, the multi-pass keeps you connected Portes du Soleil is known as one of the biggest ski areas in Europe, with over 12 ski resorts all connected.  Each resort  attracts […]

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New airline from Cambridge to Geneva

A new airline will soon be starting flights from Cambridge to Geneva.  This is a great addition to winter flights and makes Morzine yet even more accessible via Geneva to all of our UK customers. The flights should be starting from the 13th September 2013.  Keep your eyes out for full details. http://www.darwinairline.com/en/cambridge.html#flightfinder

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Mtb news

The Pleney Gondola will be closed this summer. Please read the following official statement from the tourist office. The Pleney gondola will be replaced with new lift equipment for winter 2013/14. This key new lift will provide improved capacity and better access to the winter ski area and for summer Mountain Biking in Morzine . […]

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