The Portes du Soleil area also gives you the chance to try Trail running in the Northern Alps. With 12 village-resorts, the Portes du Soleil is the biggest linked area in Europe. Between France and Switzerland, you can visit Abondance, Avoriaz 1800, Champéry, Châtel, La Chapelle d'Abondance, Les Gets, Montriond, Morgins, Morzine-Avoriaz, St Jean d'Aulps, Torgon and Val-d'Illiez Les Crosets Champoussin. In the summer, more than 430 km of marked routes are waiting for you. Spread out over 43 routes starting from one of the 23 mountain lifts that are open throughout the summer, allow yourself to explore the heart of the Alps between Lake Geneva and Mont Blanc. Thanks to the Portes du Soleil, it's possible to run and traverse mountains in the heart of the Northern Alps.
To orient you during your run, routes of Portes du Soleil are equipped with trail directional markers. Each marker is printed with the number(s) of the itinerary(s) to be followed with their colour of difficulty (green - blue - red - black) or their particularity (orange = vertical). The trail-running markers are placed in a regular way, at each directional change. Between two trail directional markers, follow the existing hiking markers.