The vertical drop from summit to base is 1,566 m. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in Switzerland is 901 m. Most runs are therefore relatively long. The highest point of the track is 2,466 m above sea level.
Season starts on 9 Dec and ends on 23 Apr (135 days). Average season duration in Switzerland is 122 days.
Average snow depth during the season (9 Dec to 23 Apr) is 137 cm at summit elevation and 80 cm at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during March, offering an average snow depth of 198 cm at summit elevation and 106 cm at the base.
Portes du Soleil features 68 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in Switzerland is 61 sunny days. March is the sunniest month with an average of 19 sunny days.