Hopefully here are some answers to your questions
Frequently Asked Questions, Reach4thealp’s Chalets
How do I get to and from the slopes?
Chalet Aux Joux (situated in the centre of Morzine, 7 minute walk to the ski lifts). You can easily walk to the ski lifts from this chalet although we do provide a shuttle service (for guests who have booked our airport transfers) from the chalet to the bottom of the Super Morzine or the Pleney lifts 6 days a week for your added convenience (available from 08.30-10am and pick ups from 15.30-18.00). The chalet is also on the free resort bus route.
Chalets Les Gets, Chalet Alouette and Chalet Martinet are situated 300m from the Perrieres 6 man chairlift, Les Gets. These chalets are a 2 minute walk to a high speed chairlift via a footbridge over the river at the bottom of the garden. The bus stop for the free resort bus is also just 300 metres from the chalets. We also provide a morning and evening shuttle service (for guests who have booked our airport transfers) to and from the bottom of the the nursery slopes at Chavannes in Les Gets (available from 08.30-10am and pick ups from 15.30-18.00).
Brown Bear Lodge is situated in the centre of Montriond which is a little hamlet on the outskirts of Morzine. This chalet has a great location as it is a 2 minute walk to a couple of bars, a restaurant, a bar/hotel and Ardent Sports ski shop. Access to the ski slopes is also excellent being only a 5 minute drive to Ardent bubble the best way to access Avoriaz, we offer an in resort mini bus service (for guests who have booked our airport transfers) to Pleney or Ardent (available from 08.30-10am and pick ups from 15.30-18.00). For those starting later or finishing earlier then you can simply hop on the free ski bus which stops 300 metres from the chalet.
Cairn Lodge (situated in Morzine is only 7 minutes by foot to the town hall and a whole host of bars and restaurants. Cairn Lodge is on the road that leads to Prodains and is a 4 minute drive to Prodains telecabine to access Avoriaz and a similarly short drive to Pleney or Nyon telecabines for accesing Morzine. We offer an in resort mini bus service (for guests who have booked our airport transfers) to Pleney, Nyon or Prodains (available from 08.30-10am and pick ups from 15.30-18.00). For those starting later or finishing earlier then you can simply hop on the free ski bus which stops 100 metres from the chalet.
Claire Vallee , Chalet Hibou and Chalet Chouette are situated right in the heart of Morzine. Walking to either the Super Morzine or the Pleney lifts will take no more than a few minutes or if you would prefer to start your day at Prodains, the free bus stops just 50m from the chalet outside the tourist office and runs every 10 minutes.
Our self-catered chalets in Morzine, Ferme De La Coutettaz, Chalet Jouet, Petit Jouet, La Ferme and Petit Sapin are all within walking distance to the Super Morzine or the Pleney lifts or if you would prefer to start your day at Prodains, the free bus stops outside the tourist office and runs every 10 minutes.
What if I want to stay and enjoy apres-ski?
For guests at Brown Bear Lodge you have a choice of 2 bars within a 3 minute walk in Monrtiond, if you would like a pick up from Morzine you can arrange this with your driver (picks ups until 18.00). For all other chalets, you can simply walk back to your chalet when you choose or arrange a pick up by your driver (picks ups until 18.00).
What if I want to go into town after dinner?
For guests staying at Brown Bear Lodge either you can choose to drink locally in Montriond or we can give you a lift into Morzine after dinner and you can either walk or taxi it back. For all other chalets, you can simply walk back to your chalet when you choose as all chalets in Les Gets and Morzine are within a 10 minute walk from town centre.
How do I buy my ski pass and do I need a photo?
Let us know in advance what type of ski pass you require and we will have it ready for you. You can pre-order the passes through your booking folder with payment due 2 weeks before you arrive. No photo is required and the pass has the bonus of being hands free so you just leave it in your pocket all day. Lift pass prices.
Where do I hire ski equipment from in Les Gets?
We recommend Perrieres Ski Pro Shop situated right next door to the chalet. They offer quality rental equipment and you will receive a 30% discount as a Reach4thealps guest & there is overnight heated storage for boots & skis. There is also a little cafe/apres ski bar so perfect for a cheeky beer straight from the slopes. Book With Perrieres Ski Pro
If you are a beginner or have lessons & are using the Chavannes lift rather than Perrieres, you should hire at Delavay Sport, with up to 20% discount. Delavay Sport is situated at the foot of the Chavannes lift where you can leave your equipment overnight, making it easier for you to return to the chalet without skis/boards and boots.Book With Delavay Sport
Pre-ordering at either ski hire shop is advised during peak weeks, Christmas, New Year and Half term weeks.
Where do I hire ski equipment from in Morzine?
We recommend Francois Baud Freeride situated at the bottom of Pleney telecabine. They offer a great choice of quality ski rental equipment at competitive prices and you will receive a 20% discount as a Reach4thealps guest, staff are helpful & there is overnight heated storage for boots & skis so you don’t have to carry them the short distance to the Chalet. Pre-ordering is advised during peak weeks, Christmas, New Year and Half terms weeks. Book With Francois Baud
For those wishing to ski the Avoriaz side more often and do not wish to use the ski shop above as a ski store we recommend Doorstep Skis who will deliver your equipment to the chalet when you arrive. They offer a great choice of quality ski & board rental equipment at competitive prices and you will receive a 25% discount as a Reach4thealps guest.Book With Doorstep Skis
Can I leave my skis/snow board and boots in a safe place?
Yes. We have arranged with the respective ski rental shops we have partnered with in Morzine (Francois Baud Freeride), Montriond (Ardent Sports) and Les Gets (Perrieres Sports) that all kit can be left overnight with them. There are also ski lockers you can rent at the bottom of Pleney (Morzine) and Chavannes (Les Gets) for those who are not hiring but who have their own kit. You can however welcome yo leave your kit in the chalets , all our chalets have heated boot dryers and there is room for storing skis and boards.