Winter In Châtel On the Mountain Châtel has four main ski lifts. These are Super Châtel, Pre la Joux, Linga and Barbossine. Three of which give you access to the region of the Portes du Soleil, which is the world’s largest linked International ski area. With 650 km of slopes to discover there is a multitude of activities for the whole family, experts, intermediates and beginners. In the winter months there are activities such as skiing, snowboarding, paragliding, snow shoeing, hiking, sledding, cross- country and Nordic Skiing. 600km of skiing across 2 countries 34 Green Runs 119 Blue Runs 101 Red Runs 32 Black Runs View Piste Map (PDF) Try Interactive Piste Map Châtel is a pretty Savoyard village, located on the French/Swiss border. The charming village has many picture postcard chalets nestled amongst the incredible mountains and pine trees. Châtel is situated at 1,200 meters, carefully retaining its traditional style, farming roots and tranquillity. Just 90 minutes from Geneva, makes Châtel the ideal location to discover the massive Portes du Soleil. Châtel has a good range of facilities including numerous bars and restaurants, two cinemas and an aquatic centre with spa facilities. During the winter there are many après ski events happening in and around the village. There is a free navette bus that operates during the day and evening linking the different areas in Châtel.