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Blog: Winter in Morzine

Winter in Morzine. Imagine being able to ski in two different countries in one day, in the largest ski area in the world. Well that is entirely possible while staying in Morzine. Morzine is located in the Portes du Soleil, this is a huge area that straddles the French – Swiss border. During the Winter, the 12 resorts that span the Portes du Soleil are linked with 650km of pistes, with around 200 ski lifts servicing 1036 km2 over 14 valleys.

Read our Blogs about winter holidays in Morzine and get some great tips on what to do, where to ski and snowboard and where to eat!

Our favourite restaurants in Morzine

Posted on December 9, 2018 in Latest News

There are so many restaurants in Morzine, picking one can be quite a tough task! If you’re here staying in one of our luxury apartment or chalets, the last thing you want to be doing is wandering the streets looking for somewhere to eat. So we’ve had a little look at what’s on offer to […]

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Where to Eat and What to do at Christmas in Morzine

Posted on November 9, 2018 in Latest News

We all love a white Christmas but, unfortunately, staying in the UK means your chances of having snowball fights and making snow angels are quite slim as the snow is never quite guaranteed. However, when you have Christmas in Morzine you can expect loads of snow to play in. Morzine just happens to be located […]

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Morzine in Winter: The Ultimate Guide

Posted on September 5, 2018 in Latest News

We have recently published our ultimate guide to Summer in Morzine. We thought that we should continue the theme with the ultimate guide to Morzine in Winter . Morzine is often overlooked for winter holidays, as people tend to think the Morzine is too low and we don’t get enough snow. This is a common […]

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Why Learning To Ski As An Adult Isn’t Scary

Posted on August 20, 2018 in Latest News

learn to ski

Should I go skiing? Am I too old to learn? Is it too late? Will I be freezing? Am I going to get injured? Skiing is not your everyday activity. The thought of sticking two long, slippery planks to your feet and setting off downhill with no brakes can bring up the most terrifying of […]

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Morzine Nightlife: Top Tips for your stay

Posted on August 6, 2018 in Latest News

morzine nightlife

Enjoying everything a destination has to offer is a big part of your holiday. Therefore, once your day on the mountain has finished, you may want to have a few drinks. Whether you just fancy a cheeky pint or want to “go large”, Morzine Nightlife has you covered. However, you need to know where to […]

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Holiday in Morzine: Insider Tips

Posted on July 9, 2018 in Latest News

There are lots of blogs on this site to prepare you for your holiday in Morzine. The main two are the Ultimate guide to Winter and the ultimate guide to Summer. But in this blog, I want to give you some extra insider tips that come from our observations over the years. Pick travel time […]

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Restaurants in Morzine: A Change from Cheese…..

Posted on June 17, 2018 in Latest News

Lots of people consider eating great food to be part of their holiday. Fondue, Raclette and Tartiflette are just some of the local specialities served in restaurants in Morzine. We love all of these cheesy delicacies, but sometimes we crave a clean and healthy option for dinner. You may be aware that French restaurants are […]

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Your Self Catered Holiday Made Easy

Posted on June 5, 2018 in Latest News

Catered chalet holidays are great, chalet hosts to cook and clean for you. In the winter they drive you to and from the slopes and are a wealth of knowledge about the resort. However, self catered holidays may suit the make up of your group and what you want from your holiday more. If this […]

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A group ski holiday: How to plan

Posted on May 15, 2018 in Latest News

winter in Morzine

When you plan a group ski holiday, it can be like herding kittens. You will try to rally your friends and family with a text or email. Some will answer immediately and some much later (usually the day after you have booked your holiday). There will also be the usual debates on which resort to […]

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6 Ways to Discover the Morzine you didn’t know

Posted on March 13, 2018 in Latest News

Hiking Morzine

So you have been to Morzine. You have your favourite piste, hiking or mountain bike trail. You’ve drunk the genepi and bought a novelty t-shirt. You have done it all haven’t you? Think again! It takes a few visits to get to know Morzine and its surrounding areas properly. Whether it is working out the […]

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Bringing your dog to Morzine

Posted on March 12, 2018 in Latest News

bringing your dog to Morzine

If you can’t imagine leaving your dog at home when you go on holiday, a trip to Morzine is definitely worth considering. Bringing your dog to Morzine is a great way to bring the whole family on holiday. Reasons to Bring your dog to Morzine 1. Location Morzine is one of the most northerly resorts […]

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The Truth About Snowmaggedon

Posted on January 23, 2018 in Latest News

Morzine

You may have seen a few photos in the British press and on the internet of ski resorts cut off and resorts closed. Usually they come with a dramatic headline such as “Worst weather in the alps in living memory!” or “Worst avalanche risk since records began!”. The Reality The truth is, yes we have […]

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Morzine for Advanced Skiers and Snowboarders

Posted on January 22, 2018 in Latest News

Morzine for advanced skiers and snowboarders

Morzine for Advanced Skiers and Snowboarders In previous blogs we have talked about how staying in Morzine is great for families and beginners. But what about those of you that are beyond snow ploughing and the falling leaf? Well, Morzine is for advanced skiers and snowboarders too. Us Brits love Morzine, and it is easy […]

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15 Reasons Why Morzine is Best for Beginners

Posted on January 15, 2018 in Latest News

15 Reasons Why Morzine is Best for Beginners

Ask any skier or boarder where their first ski or boarding holiday was and they will be able to tell you instantly. A first winter holiday is something you will never forget and that’s why finding a resort which is best for beginners is so important. Statistically, you learn more in that first week, than […]

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Will it Snow in Morzine?

Posted on December 31, 2017 in Latest News

Morzine snow

Will it Snow in Morzine? One of the most common questions we get during the winter is “Will it snow in Morzine?”. We do know a lot about Morzine and its surrounding areas, but this is a very difficult question to answer. Unfortunately we usually know as much as the person asking the question on […]

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Best Blue Runs in Morzine and Avoriaz

Posted on December 27, 2017 in Latest News

Morzine is great for skiers and snowboarders at all levels. Its pistes are especially good if you are a beginner to winter sports or a complete first timer. I will outline the best blue runs in Morzine and Avoriaz for you to cut your teeth on, just like I did for beginner mountain bike runs […]

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The Delights of Toffee Vodka

Posted on December 12, 2017 in Food

The Delights of Toffee Vodka If you have spent any amount of time in the French alps in the winter, you will probably be familiar with the delights of Toffee Vodka. For the uninitiated, toffee vodka is a traditional mountain drink and has been the creator of many good nights and bad mornings over the […]

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Mountain Restaurants for Non-Skiers

Posted on December 12, 2017 in Food

restaurants for skiers and non-skiers

Mountain Restaurants for Non-Skiers Often our chalets or apartments are taken by grand parents, parents and kids all with their own idea of the perfect mountain holiday. The mountains around Morzine have a lot more to offer than just skiing and snowboarding. So what happens when non-skiers want to have a nice mountain lunch with […]

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Christmas in Morzine

Posted on December 1, 2017 in Latest News

christmas in Morzine

Christmas in Morzine We are experiencing the best snow conditions for years here in the Portes du Soleil. This is great news for those of you spending Christmas in Morzine in one of our chalets or apartments. But the fun doesn’t stop once you are back in Morzine village. The tourist office, along with with […]

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Get The Morzine Experience

Posted on December 1, 2017 in Latest News

Morzine

Get the Morzine Experience Morzine is a fantastic place with loads of things to do winter and summer. We are more than a little bit proud of where we live and love showing it off. From our time here we have acquired a lot of information that will help our guests get the Morzine experience. […]

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Your First Trip to Morzine – The Mountains

Posted on November 20, 2017 in Latest News

Morzine

Your First Trip to Morzine – The Mountains   In the first blog in this series we gave you a little bit of information about the Village of Morzine. This was to give you a head start for your arrival. In this blog we are going to give you a quick summary of the Mountains. […]

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Avoriaz Winter 2017/18

Posted on November 6, 2017 in Latest News

Avoriaz

Avoriaz Winter 2017/18 Perched above Morzine on the Ardoisiere cliffs sits Avoriaz. For the uninitiated, Avoriaz is a purpose built ski resort built in the 1960s. Its neo-rustic design is an attempt to hide it from those looking up from Morzine, camouflaging it against its surroundings. For those familiar to Avoriaz, aesthetically speaking you either […]

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The Best Times to Go Skiing in the French Alps: A Guide

Posted on October 24, 2017 in Latest News

Super Morzine Sunshine in Avoriaz

If you only have one week to enjoy your winter holiday, then you should choose a time that is going to suit you best. Different times of the ski or boarding season in the French Alps have upsides and downsides, depending on what’s important to you. Late December has the buzz of the festive season […]

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Latest News for Winter

Posted on October 23, 2017 in Latest News

Morzine

Latest News for Winter We have been putting the feelers out to get the latest news for this coming winter. Areas of Morzine and Avoriaz are going through some changes and improvements to enhance the experience for skiers and snowboarders. New Snowpark on Nyon Nyon plateau will be home to a new snow park this […]

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Winter 2017 – 2018 in Morzine

Posted on September 21, 2017 in Latest News

Morzine

Winter 2017 – 2018 in Morzine If you are familiar with Morzine, you will know that there is always something going on. Winter 2017 – 2018 in Morzine is no different, not only are there lots of things for skiers and non skiers to do, but there are music festivals and themed weeks to keep […]

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Exciting New Developments for Morzine and Avoriaz

Posted on September 21, 2017 in Latest News

Express Morzine Avoriaz

Exiting New Developments for Morzine and Avoriaz There has been a lot of talk for a few years now about exciting new lift and telecabine developments for Morzine and Avoriaz. When people hear about the proposed plans, the usual reactions are “really?!…. will it actually happen though?” and “that would be awesome if they do […]

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Get The Morzine Experience

Posted on September 20, 2017 in Latest News

morzine

Get the Morzine Experience Morzine is a fantastic place with loads of things to do winter and summer. We are more than a little bit proud of where we live and love showing it off. From our time here we have acquired a lot of information that will help our guests get the Morzine experience. […]

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The Portes du Soleil Circuit

Posted on September 8, 2017 in Latest News

The passport du soleil circuit

The Portes du Soleil Circuit During your visit to Morzine this winter you may want to take on the Portes du Soleil Circuit. For those of you unfamiliar with the area, the Portes du Soleil straddles the French – Swiss border. It has 650km of groomed runs linking 12 different resorts, making it the largest […]

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Your First Trip to Morzine – The Village

Posted on September 6, 2017 in Latest News

Morzine

Your First Trip to Morzine – The Village In this short series of blogs, we are going to tell you what you need to know to give you a head start before your first trip to Morzine. This blog is a “cheat sheet” to Morzine village itself, it is a quick guide to where to […]

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A to Z of Morzine

Posted on August 24, 2017 in Latest News

A to Z of Morzine

A to Z of Morzine If you have been keeping up with our Facebook page you will have seen our A to Z of Morzine. This was a list of things to look out for during your winter or summer holiday in Morzine. For those of who you missed these Facebook posts, I have listed […]

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9​ ​Reasons​ ​to​ ​go​ ​on​ ​a​ ​Multi-Generational Winter​ ​Holiday

Posted on August 7, 2017 in Latest News

9 Reasons to go on a Multi-Generational Winter Holiday

You might already have your summer holidays mapped out with different trips and activities, but a winter holiday is something that the whole family can enjoy. From grandparents to grandkids, going away to a new and exciting destination allows the family to spend quality time together, without the distractions of day-to-day routine. A multi-generational, or […]

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Freedom2Ski, Ski Lessons in Morzine

Posted on July 10, 2017 in Winter in Morzine

Freedom2Ski, Ski Lessons in Morzine Freedom2Ski is one of the popular ski schools used by More Mountain for ski lessons in Morzine. On a snowy evening we met up for a vin chaud to catch up and talk all things skiing. Why set up your own school when you can work for someone else? I […]

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Winter Holiday Tips

Posted on July 9, 2017 in Winter in Morzine

Winter holiday tips

Winter Holiday Tips Over the years of going on and providing winter holidays, we have learned a lot about making the most of our time in a ski resort. We had a brain storm in the office and thought it was about time we shared some winter holiday tips with you. These are little holiday […]

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The Taste of The French Alps – Tartiflette

Posted on June 9, 2017 in Food

tartiflette

The Taste of The French Alps Every region of the world has its own style of food. These styles come from what is traditionally available in those regions. The Savoie region of the french alps has many local ingredients, but for most people the taste of the french alps is made up of cheese, meat […]

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Private Chef in Morzine – Alps 2 Atlantic

Posted on May 24, 2017 in Latest News

Private chef Morzine

Private Chef in Morzine – Alps 2 Atlantic Whether you want to be looked after all week or just want a to book a for a special occasion. Hiring a private chef in Morzine during your self catered holiday is a great option. We met up with Dan and Ruth from Alps 2 Atlantic after […]

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Private Chef in Morzine – Chez Toi

Posted on May 23, 2017 in Food

private chef

Private Chef in Morzine – Chez Toi Going self catered on your holiday is a great option for those not wanting the full catered chalet experience. Self catered guests like a bit more flexibility. This means that they can have nice lazy mornings, cook for themselves or visit a different restaurant every night. But what […]

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The Taste of the French Alps – Fondue

Posted on May 1, 2017 in Food

fondue

Fondue, a Mountain Speciality The Portes du Soleil area of the Alps stretches across France and Switzerland. This means that some Swiss dishes such as fondue are very popular over the the border. More Mountain are based in Morzine, which located on the French side of the Portes du Soleil. Our location is great for […]

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Morzine – Avoriaz Splitboarding Adventure

Posted on February 24, 2017 in Latest News

Morzine - Avoriaz Splitboarding Adventure

Morzine – Avoriaz Splitboarding Adventure Carolyn and I look after More Mountain’s luxury self catered apartments in Morzine. Previously we hosted in Chalet Robin and Chalet Jirishcanca, meaning we could snowboard nearly every day in the winter. In our new jobs we get to live in Morzine all year round, but only get to go […]

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Snowboard Lessons in Morzine with MINT Snowboarding

Posted on January 29, 2017 in Latest News

Snowboard Lessons in Morzine with MINT Snowboarding MINT Snowboarding was set up by Tammy Esten in 2006 providing Snowboard lessons in Morzine. The guys at Mint are a passionate bunch, driven by their love of spreading the word of snowboarding. Tammy’s enthusiastic instructors are super professional and qualified to the highest level. They teach at […]

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Ski Lessons in Morzine with Billski

Posted on January 23, 2017 in Latest News

Ski lessons Morzine

Ski Lessons in Morzine with Billski Billy has been skiing in the Portes du Soleil since he was four years old and he was one of the youngest BASI qualified instructors. He started Billski in 2007 to provide ski and snowboard lessons in Morzine for all ages and abilities. We love his enthusiasm and relaxed […]

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REAL Snowboarding Lessons in Morzine

Posted on January 16, 2017 in Latest News

snowparking holidays in morzine

Real Snowboarding, Snowboard Lessons in Morzine When you meet Barry Parker and Dave Crozier of REAL Snowboarding, you can’t help but be impressed by their passion and energy for the sport. These guys are highly qualified snowboard instructors that teach all over the world at all levels, from olympic champs to school kids and also […]

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10 things to do for Non-Skiers in Morzine

Posted on December 30, 2016 in Food

10 things to do for Non-Skiers in Morzine There is more to Morzine than skiing and snowboarding in the winter. With this in mind, we have compiled a list of 10 things to do for non-skiers in Morzine, those fancying a day off the mountain or those just wanting to try something new. Number 1 […]

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Skiing and Snowboarding Activities in Morzine

Posted on December 29, 2016 in Latest News

Catered chalet holidays in Morzine

Do you want to get the most out of your skiing and snowboarding holiday? Cruising the blues and ticking off the black runs while skiing and snowboarding is great, but there are many other ways to enjoy yourself on the ski slopes of Morzine and the Portes du Soleil. Using personal experience and a bit […]

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Early Snow in Morzine, a Ski and Snowboard Heaven

Posted on November 15, 2016 in Latest News

Early Snow in Morzine

Early Snow in Morzine It has been snowing in Morzine! We had to clear windscreens and de-ice the locks on the Land Rover everyday last week. This time last year we were hiking in shorts and T-shirts and this early snow in Morzine and the Portes du Soleil has got us all excited for skiing […]

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Christmas Gifts for Skiers and Snowboarders

Posted on November 11, 2016 in Latest News

Christmas gift ideas for skiers and snowboarders

Stuck for Christmas ideas this festive season? Are you struggling for Christmas gift ideas for the skier or snowboarder in your life? Well don’t worry; here at More Mountain in Morzine, we have compiled a list of realistic gift ideas to help you find something for your loved ones planning a winter holiday. Number 1 […]

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Morzine vs. Meribel: Which is the Better Ski Resort?

Posted on September 16, 2016 in Latest News

When it comes to ski resorts, and French ones at that, you’ll be hard pushed to find two more popular destinations with British skiers than Meribel and Morzine. And, if you’ve found your way here, you’re probably finding it hard to choose between the two… Sound familiar? Don’t worry, it happens. Plus, if this is […]

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The favourite run in the Portes du Soleil is revealed!

Posted on March 2, 2016 in Latest News

It’s official! The results are in! We did a poll to find the most popular run in the Portes du Soleil and we’ve got a winner…. The tree runs in Lindarets and Star Wars came out top, closely followed by The Chamossiere bowl in Les Gets. The winner was nominated by both Avoriaz Alpine Ski […]

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More Mountain go splitboarding up the Tete Du Bostan

Posted on February 18, 2014 in Latest News

Last week I decided to give splitboarding a go for the first time so I hired a board and set out for an adventure with Jon and Figsy the dog! If you’re unaware of what a splitboard is, here is a quick explanation; it’s a snowboard that splits down the middle to form two skis. […]

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Night Sledging in Morzine is awesome!

Posted on February 3, 2014 in Latest News

What can you do if a full day on the slopes of the Portes du Soleil isn’t enough to satisfy your inner adrenaline junkie? Simple – go night sledging in Morzine! That is exactly what the More Mountain crew did last Wednesday as part of our mid-season staff night out. After a few pre “luge […]

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Attending an Avalanche Awareness Course with Mint Snowboarding

Posted on January 27, 2014 in Latest News

If off-piste skiing or snowboarding is your thing then you’ve probably heard that this winter’s snow pack is far less stable than in recent years. This doesn’t necessarily mean that we must stay on-piste all season but it does mean that having more knowledge of avalanches and the topics surrounding them is definitely a good […]

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