Review of snowboarding and skiing in Morzine France.
Morzine Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1922 the French ski resort Morzine lies at 1000 metres altitude in the Haute Savoie region of the French Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2020m Morzine ski area is not snow sure. Over 322 snow cannons ensure artificial Morzine snow making covers 130km of ski trails, which equates to around 20 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Morzine (France) is Geneva / Geneve at a distance of 80km or approximately 90 minutes driving time. Morzine ski season runs from December to April.
alpine downhill runs to ski in Morzine France
7 runs 11km
23 runs 38km
26 runs 45km
8 runs 8km
Skiing in Morzine
Skiing Morzine you'll enjoy 64 pistes and trails and that means approximately 107km of ski runs. Morzine lifts number 48 with the capacity to uplift 65000 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the French ski resort of Morzine is over 11km long.
Morzine Ski Area
Morzine ski area has 10% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 35% intermediate, 40% advanced ski slopes and 12% for expert skiers - the most difficult Morzine piste is the 3km Creux run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can ski Morzine after dark as there is night skiing on ?km of illuminated piste.
Morzine for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Morzine
If you snowboard Morzine you'll want to know that, of the 48 ski lifts in total, 17 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Morzine snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Morzine snowboard facilities include 9 terrain parks and 3 half pipe (longest half pipe length is ? metres), 3 quarter pipe and 4 boardercross courses.
Morzine for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Morzine Apres Ski
The apres ski Morzine scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
15 apres ski bars 27 restaurants 1 bowling 2 night club 2 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 1 concert 0 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 1 saunas 1 hot tubs 0 solariums 2 masseurs 1 indoor ice skating 0 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 8 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 0 prepare winter walks 1 climbing 1 golf 0 fishing 0 museum 1 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Bungee, Cheese Making, Curling, Frozen Waterfall Climbing, Guided Walks, Ice Hockey, Physical Training Course.
Morzine for apres ski gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
More Morzine Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Morzine resort - ski Morzine by any other name
The French ski resort of Morzine ski resort is also known as Morzine Chablais / Portes du Soleil and has the following common misspellings: Marcene, Marciene, Marcine, Marezine, Marocine, Marzen, Marzenie, Marziane, Marzin, Mercin, Morcin, Morosin, Morzines, Murzin, St Jean Deslps
Morzine ski area has ski slopes which face N S E W
The direction which the various Morzine ski slopes face can make or break your skiing or snowboarding holiday. If you want to guarantee good snow and ski conditions, you should choose a resort with ski slopes which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February you need a ski resort with some sunny south facing ski slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a ski resort with some cool and shady north facing slopes will ensure you're not skiing on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best ski resorts have ski areas and slopes which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating skiing whatever the weather. Morzine ski resort has ski slopes facing N S E W.
Morzine for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Morzine reviews, 3.8 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.