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The History of Skiing In Morzine

The History of Skiing In Morzine The History of skiing in Morzine dates back to the 1920’s and is an evolutionary tale inspired by two local pioneers. However it took decades of religious rule, farming and mining prior to the 1920’s to get to a point where the development of skiing could be possible In...

How To Ski Powder

Our Top Tips On How To Ski Powder As skiers we all dream of those perfect days up on the hill, when all the stars align and everything is perfect. Bluebird skies accompanied by a fair few inches of fresh fluffy white snow from an overnight dump.  Skiing through fresh powder can be one of...

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New Pistes in The Portes du Soleil For Winter 2019/20

New Pistes in The Portes du Soleil For Winter 2019/20 There are some really exciting new pistes in the Portes du Soleil for winter 2019/20. The Portes du Soleil is already Europe’s second largest ski area yet it keeps on growing and getting better every year. For winter 2019/20 there are new pistes, lifts and...

Getting Around Morzine

Morzine is right at the heart of the biggest ski area in the Alps – the Portes du Soleil.  With 650km of pistes spanning across France and Switzerland the area is vast.   Elevation luxury chalets include a detailed meet and greet.  Not only will we tell you about your chalet and how everything works but...

Morzine News & Events – December 2017

WE ARE OPEN!!!! The snow has arrived, it is official: the weather reports have held true, the pistes are covered and there is plenty more coming our way.  So if you are fortunate enough to have booked one of our Morzine self catered chalets and apartment over the month of December, expect plenty of snow...


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Morzine ‘No Snow’ Myth Dispelled

Rob Stewart argues that Morzine is just as ‘snow sure’ as its Alpine rivals….   Morzine is linked to one of the World’s biggest ski areas – the Portes du Soleil, ‘Gateway to the sun’ and is one of the most popular resorts for British skiers, mainly due to the choice of accommodation, proximity to...

Morzine Ski Routes – The Swiss Wall – Tough

Elevation Luxury Self Catered Ski Chalets’ guest blogger Robyn Dobson gives us some great advice on conquering of the toughest pistes in the Alps….. It holds a serious reputation in the Portes du Soleil.  And with moguls the size of a small car, the Swiss Wall is a force not to be reckoned with! Le...

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5 Reasons To Book Your Ski Holiday In Morzine

Yes we run a self catered chalet business here, so of course we think Morzine is the best ski resort in the world.  But let us bend your ear on this…. other resorts may be better at a couple of things, but Morzine is good at so many of the important things there is no...

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The Portes Du Soleil Circuit – Hard Ski Route

The Portes Du Soleil is recognised as one of the largest ski areas in the world, if not THE largest, crossing borders between France and Switzerland. This means that there are some incredible routes that can fill up an entire day and cross over the border and back again. One of the most well known...

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