Parasailing off mountains, horse sledging and ice climbing in Morzine
Bathed in the micro climate of mighty Mont Blanc and studded with charming wooden chalets clustered along the Dranse river, the Savoyarde market town of Morzine, at the heart of the fabled Portes du Soleil ski region in eastern France, is a paradise for snow-lovers and thrill-seekers.
Booking a two-centre holiday, split between AliKats plush new Riverwood Lodge and Chilly Powder’s award-winning chalets, I’ve decided to spend five days trying as many different snow-related activities as possible – and I’m hoping to survive to tell the tale!
I arrive at Riverwood Lodge at nightfall and catch a glimpse of carved wooden chalets like giant dolls’ houses and a ghost of a moon gilding snowy peaks, before entering the spacious, pine-panelled lounge,
Morzine is a popular skiing destination - but there are loads of other activities on offer
From cross-country skiing to night snowmobiling, there’s never a dull moment in Morzine