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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

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 and Saint Jean d'Aulps.


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


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 31cm, expected on 8 December, with around 31cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

La Chapelle d'Abondance Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
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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
Cross Country
Total Length
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Number of Lifts


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

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Location and Map

Where is La Chapelle d'Abondance?

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 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.


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.


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

La Chapelle d'Abondance