The Massif des Brasses, the closest ski resort from Geneva, the most family-oriented of Haute-Savoie
Since the ski season 2011-2012, the Swiss Ski School of Geneva has been bringing skiers and snowboarders to the Massif des Brasses, 30 minutes by car from Geneva. Group classes, private lessons, children, adults, from beginners to experts.
How to get there
30 minutes from Geneva
The « Massif of Brasses » is the ideal playground for taking your first steps as a skier. Its spirit? Sharing, happiness, joy, conviviality, at only 30mn from Geneva. It’s on these slopes that some put on their first skis, took their first class, took their first winter habits or lived their first snow experiences… Those who love to spend holidays with family and friends, will marvel at the panorama offered by the ski area with Mont Blanc and Leman lake as their main neighbours!
To come in the “Massif of Brasses” is to enter a universe where nature is queen!
Ski starts here, welcome to the heart of the Brasses
The Massif des Brasses resort is located between 900 and 1500 meters, shared between the Chaîne d’Or for the alpin slopes and Plaine Joux for the nordic.
Chaîne d’Or allows the practice of the alpine skiing between 900 and 1500 meters on more than 35 km of tracks (60% covered by a snowmaking system) , 700 meters difference in height and 14 lifts. Away from the big alpine resorts, Chaîne d’Or, warm, friendly, familial, allows you to discover the joys of skiing in complete freedom! Ski slopes, freestyle or freeride, it’s possible to vary the pleasures!
Open ski area, the access is facilitated by 3 entrance doors on both sides of the resort:
> Les Chènevières –Saint-Jeoire and Onnion side
> Chaîne d’Or or les Places – Bogève and Viuz-en-Sallaz side
The beginners’ area has been completely redesigned
New en 2018-2019!
On the other side of the ski area, the Plateau of Plaine Joux is a paradise for the cross-country skiers! The site is one of the most beautiful Nordic areas of Haute-Savoie. Located at 1250 meters, it’s the ideal place to relax and let yourself be transported by the beauty and the enchanting calm of the place. You will only remember one word: MAGIC!
The resort, labeled 2 fir trees by “Nordic France”, has a qualitative site with 40 km of marked, landscaped, groomed, drawn, maintained trails, for the practice of cross-country ski, skating or any other form of nordic activities.