Ideally located in the heart of the Portes du Soleil ski area, Avoriaz has 75.5 kilometres of pistes accessed by 17 chairlifts, two cable cars and 14 drag lifts. There are four green pistes, 25 blue pistes, 14 red pistes and six blacks.
The lift pass company in Avoriaz has recently released the ski pass prices for winter 2019/2020. A one-day pass for Avoriaz costs €45, while you can get two days for €84. For the entire Portes du Soleil area, pay €57 per day to €285 for six days, with options for longer duration tickets and whole season passes available.
Presale season passes are available at a massive discount for the Portes du Soleil. With the public price set at €958, an adult season package comes in at €774 if purchased by September 30th 2019, or €871 before November 15th.
Perched 600m above Morzine the snow-sure resort of Avoriaz has some of the best snowparks in the Alps and is home to Europe's first Burton Stash freestyle park. Powder hounds will love the Hauts Forts sector and the powder fields in Lindarets and Chatel. It's also a great area for beginners and young families, with plenty of gentle pistes to cruise around. As and when the snow is falling in real-time, there's still fun to be had.
Avoriaz is part of the Portes du Soleil linked ski area. To fully appreciate the skiing in Avoriaz, it's best to understand it in the context of the bigger picture. The Portes du Soleil area is vast, with 426km of pistes spread across 13 different ski resorts in France and Switzerland. There are 286 pistes and 30 snowparks all accessed by around 200 ski lifts. In the whole ski area there are 34 green pistes, 119 blue pistes, 101 red pistes and 32 blacks (see the piste maps).
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