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Richard Sports

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Address: Chef Lieu, 74390 Chatel, Abondance, France
Phone Number:
+33 4 50 73 24 69
08:30 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 19:00

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Ski hire and snow-shoe hire

Very friendly and knowledgeable assistants (a lady and a gentleman). Gave great advice and swiftly kitted me out with everything I needed for skiing (first day) and snow-shoes... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very friendly and knowledgeable assistants (a lady and a gentleman). Gave great advice and swiftly kitted me out with everything I needed for skiing (first day) and snow-shoes (second day). Good quality equipment at a good rental price. Really friendly place, and close to Super Chatel telecabine station so not too far to walk in ski boots. Will return here... More 

Thank WaltBside
Poole, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Top notch!! Superb ski service. The shop attendant(?) was very knowledgable and multi lingual. I asked on other sites to recommend a ski service shop and, too late, they also recommend the same.

Thank B7615OUstephenw
Sudbury, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Friendly, helpful service. Was accommodating and patient with our basic French language abilities! Had to cancel my husbands rafting place due to an bike accident, the owner was helpful and called up the rafting company to arrange a refund, no problem.

Thank oscar_jacob
Belfast, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

When our twins of 8 decided for the first time this year that they would like to hang up their skis for a while and turn to the dark side...this presented a skiing Mum and Dad with a bit of a problem. We know absolutely nothing about Snowboarding! Luckily the instructor directed us to the hugely knowledgable and professional Claude... More 

Thank John K
Level Contributor
26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Perfect place to rent your gear. Very helpful and fast service. Staff speaks English which is great and rare.

Thank Karen C
Espoo, Finland
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Ok ski fix. Quick at least. Location is good. Depending of course where you're staying or going up skiing.

Thank Hairy-mic
Le Bouveret, Switzerland
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 April 2015

Very friendly staff who were quick and keen to help us. Quality of the kit we received was excellent too.

Thank UKLouise1972
Bath, United Kingdom
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168 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Good selection, very willing to help. But do remember to book online in advance - you get a 50%+ discount over "walk in"

Thank rupes_Bath
Modbury, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2015

Recently purchased my skis, boots and poles at this shop on a recommendation. I was not disappointed - the service was excellent from an experienced and knowledgeable guy who was so patient with my schoolboy french!

Thank PhilgS
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 January 2015

I would not hesitate to recommend Claude to anyone visiting Chatel. He goes out of his way to help you, and is very friendly and knowledgeable. You can leave your skis and boots overnight so going to après is a lot more comfortable without your boots and they are lovely and warm the next day. Prices are very reasonable and... More 

Thank bunnytops

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