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La Chapelle d'Abondance

La Chapelle d'Abondance Ski Resort Guide

La Chapelle d'Abondance, France

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Snowfall!
Total Piste Length75km
Highest Lift1,800m
Resort Height1,020m
 Nearest AirportsSion and Geneva
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La Chapelle d'Abondance

A picturesque and authentic Savoyard village with both a local ski area served by a modern telecabine on the village edge, and the option of a link in to the Portes du Soleil through lifts between the village and Châtel. Nearest neighbours, by ski-lift, are Torgon in Switzerland, and Châtel.

Summary

The French ski resort of La Chapelle d'Abondance is in the French Alps at an altitude of 1,020m, with 75km of marked runs.

La Chapelle d'Abondance is part of the Portes du Soleil ski area with access to 400km of downhill skiing, with 285 marked pistes, served by a total of 196 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in La Chapelle d'Abondance itself (75km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Portes du Soleil ski resorts of Abondance, Avoriaz, Châtel, La Grande Terche, Les Gets, Montriond, Morzine, Saint Jean d'Aulps, Champoussin, Champéry, Les Crosets, Morgins and Torgon.

Skiing

There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

Snowboarding

La Chapelle d'Abondance offers some good boarding.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in La Chapelle d'Abondance?

The next notable snow forecast is 9cm, expected on 5 December.

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Ski Area Stats

La Chapelle d'Abondance Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 4 
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 5 
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 8 
Downhill
Total Length
75km
Cross Country
Total Length
35km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
12

Portes du Soleil Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
32
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
100
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
122
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
31
Downhill
Total Length
400km
Cross Country
Total Length
243km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
196

Altitudes

La Chapelle d'Abondance Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,800m
Lowest Piste1,020m
Resort Altitude (La Chapelle d'Abondance)1,020m
Max Vertical780m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for La Chapelle d'Abondance
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Location and Map

Where is La Chapelle d'Abondance?

This ski resort is in the French Alps in Portes du Soleil, Haute-Savoie.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to La Chapelle d'Abondance is Sion, 64 minutes drive away.

Geneva, Annecy, Berne, Chambery, Basel, Lyon St-Exupéry, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Lyon Bron and Grenoble airports are all within three hours drive.

Sion is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 12 ski lifts are able to uplift 12,074 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 1km of ski runs, with 2 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is La Chapelle d'Abondance open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

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NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in La Chapelle d'Abondance, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the La Chapelle d'Abondance Tourist Office for the latest.

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