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Morzine Ski Resort Guide

Morzine, France

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length66 miles
Highest Lift8,071ft
Resort Height3,281ft
 Nearest AirportsAnnecy and Geneva
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The French ski resort of Morzine is in the French Alps at an altitude of 3,281ft, with 66 miles of marked runs.


Morzine is part of the Portes du Soleil ski area with access to 249 miles of downhill skiing, with 285 marked pistes, served by a total of 196 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Morzine itself (66 miles 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 Chapelle d'Abondance, La Grande Terche, Les Gets, Montriond and Saint Jean d'Aulps.

With ski lifts as high as 8,071ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


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


Morzine offers some good boarding and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Morzine.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Morzine is 7 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Creux', which is 2 miles in length.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Morzine?

The next notable snow forecast is 2in, expected on 31 May.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Morzine

Ski Area Stats

Morzine Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 8 8 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
2628 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
2324 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 7 7 miles
Total Length
66 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
59 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Portes du Soleil Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
249 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
151 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Morzine Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift8,071ft
Lowest Trail3,281ft
Resort Altitude (Morzine)3,281ft
Max Vertical4,790ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Morzine
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Rental in Morzine

Ski Rental Shops in Morzine.

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Ski Lessons in Morzine

Find a Ski Instructor

To choose a Ski School, and book Group Ski Lessons or a Private Instructor, see Morzine Ski Schools and Morzine Ski Instructors.

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Location and Map

Where is Morzine?

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


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Morzine is Annecy, 75 minutes drive away.

Geneva, Chambery, Sion, Grenoble, Lyon Bron, Lyon St-Exupéry, Berne and Turin Caselle airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 67 ski lifts are able to uplift 256,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 81 miles of ski runs, with 322 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Morzine open?

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

Usual opening is late December, and usual closing is Late April.

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

Trail Map

Morzine Trail Map

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Morzine, 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.

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Morzine Webcams

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