Special Opening

Here we go again ! We’re opening our slopes once again this weekend !

Early Opening

of ski area

the 9th and 10th December 2023.


The come-back on the slopes !

The snow conditions and the work of the SERMA teams, the operating company of the Avoriaz ski lifts, allow for an early opening of the Avoriaz ski area this weekend, December 9th and 10th, 2023.

The Arare, Chavanette, and Lindarets sectors will be partially accessible. A ‘beginners’ area and a snow park will also be available.

🇨🇭🇫🇷 Opening of connections to Châtel and Switzerland!

Special rates will be offered on https://www.skipass-avoriaz.com:

  • €21 per day
  • €40 for the weekend
  • €54 per day Portes du Soleil
  • €104 for the weekend Portes du Soleil 

See you on our slopes this weekend!

Access and Ski Lifts

  • Access to the ski area via the Prodains cable car.
  • The Ardent gondola (free parking at the base of the gondola).

The covered parking in Avoriaz and the Prodains parking will be free for the occasion.

⚠️ No shuttle service between Morzine and Prodains.
⚠️ Station traffic information:

Parking overnight in the station is prohibited. Skiers will be directed to the covered parking (free for the occasion).

Open ski lifts


  • Prodains Express Gondola: 08:45 to 17:00
  • Ardent Gondola: 09:00 to 16:15
  • Chaux Fleurie Chairlift: 09:00 to 16:15
  • Prolays Chairlifts: 09:00 to 16:15
  • Tour Chairlift: 09:00 to 16:15
  • Choucas Chairlift: 09:15 to 15:45
  • Lac Intrets Chairlift: 09:00 to 16:15
  • Stade Chairlift: 09:00 to 16:15
  • Ecoles T-bar: 09:00 to 16:15
  • Chapelle T-bar: 09:00 to 16:15


  • Chairlifts: Pierre-Longue, Rochassons, Chaux des Rosées, Cornebois
  • T-bar: Queysets
  • Carpet: Pré la Joux

Champéry / Les Crosets 🇨🇭:

  • Cable car: Champéry – Croix de Culet*
  • Chairlifts: Planachaux, Crosets, Grand-Conche, Chavanette, Pauvre-Conche
  • T-bars: Ripaille, Hameau

Ticket offices open:

  • Lower station of the Prodains cable car from 8:30 am to 4:15 pm.
  • Upper station of the Prodains cable car from 8:30 am to 4:15 pm.
  • Ardent Gondola: 09:00 to 16:15
  • Central station ticket office from 8:30 am to 4:15 pm.
  • Automatic terminals at the central station ticket office starting Friday. (Magnetic support available at the Tourist Office.)

Season passes previously purchased will work for the pre-opening.

You can purchase your pass support at the Avoriaz Tourist Office and recharge it online.

The list of open shops during the weekend:


    Ski and snowboard schools

    Open all season long, the ski schools of Avoriaz 1800 invite you to discover the joys of wintersports, or perfect your technique in a specific area.