, the customer at the center of everything

So that the customer is really the center of everything, the teams have endeavored to describe their journey in great detail, in order to give themselves the means to act at all stages of our relationship with them: transport , skiing, sales, loyalty. In its reflection on the customer journey, MAULIN.SKI notes that while it is an essential link in the chain, it is neither the only point of entry, nor the only point of contact with customers. NetworkingRead more

MAULIN.SKI, the expertise before the status

Areas of expertise are clearly defined: to transport, to ski and to sell This is an organisation that gives priority to the expertise over the status, by redefining the manager’s and expert’s roles. Indeed, they are recognised as being the most competent ones technically regarding their specialist skills, the expert is a technical, purchasing, training, mentoring and good practices advisor. They are in a constant ‘worry’ for the improvement of the product. The manager decides, manages, handles technical resources, andRead more


A welcoming holiday promise in the heart of nature, it consists of 22 hamlets and offers a typical village atmosphere with renovated farms, chalets or residences. With direct access to the Sybelles® ski area, it has a snow front set up for learning to ski and suitable reception facilities. Amazing eyes and taste buds with its panoramas of the Aiguilles d’Arvès and the discovery of its heritage and terroir. [+] informationRead more


A village resort steeped in tradition, at the foot of the famous Col de la Croix de Fer, Saint Sorlin d’Arves offers a wide variety of accommodation. With 2 ski school gatherings, it offers direct access to the Sybelles area and is the highest point (2620m). Wild panoramas, long and wide tracks, multitude of activities and après-ski activities, Sorlin d’Arves cultivates tradition and modernity with harmony. [+] informationRead more

SATVAC / SAMSO: our operating companies

SATVAC is the operating company for the Corbier and Saint Jean d´Arves ski areas. It has 21 ski lifts serving 34 tracks between 1550 and 2400m alt. SAMSO is the operating company for the Saint Sorlin d´Arves ski area. It has 17 ski lifts serving 41 slopes between 1550 and 2620m alt. Every year : 800,000 skiers transported 220 employees 40 permanent 180 seasonal workers The SATVAC / SAMSO companies also provide transport for customers during the summer season forRead more

1 ski area, 6 resorts

Les Sybelles® are 6 resorts linked together by the slopes: Le Corbier, Saint Jean d´Arves, Saint Sorlin d´Arves, Saint Colomban des Villards, La Toussuire and Les Bottières. The first 3 are operated by MAULIN.SKI via its SATVAC / SAMSO subsidiaries which recorded 5.2 million passages and nearly 245,000 skier days during winter 19-20 (shortened by COVID-19 on March 15 2020). Key figures of the Sybelles® ski area (winter 21/22): 67 ski lifts 13 detachable chairlifts, 15 fixed grip chairlifts, 30Read more

LES SYBELLES®: 4th largest ski area in France

The Sybelles® ski area is located in Savoie, in the Maurienne valley, in the heart of a natural setting offering a total change of scenery. Les Sybelles® is a large linked ski area that brings together six village resorts: La Toussuire, Les Bottières, Le Corbier, Saint-Jean-d’Arves, Saint-Sorlin-d’Arves and Saint-Colomban-des- Villards. Les Sybelles® is one of the major interconnected ski areas. It is the 1st ski area in Maurienne and the 4th largest linked area in France with 310 km andRead more, the means of our ambitions

An experience curve of more than 20 years. Women / men and trades: experts in all trades (ski lifts, snow grooming, artificial snow, administrative functions, rescue, sales, etc.). Methods and tools: quality, hands-free system for ski passes, remote computer control of snow cannons, GPS tools for optimizing grooming, accounting / management / HR software … Technical partners, leaders in their markets: SKIDATA, LEITNER, PRINOTH, BMF, etc. Financial and banking partners, who support us in our projects Environmental actions with theRead more safety is the key word

Since 2017, SATVAC / SAMSO companies have implemented a safety management system (SGS). It is a tool for ski lift operators to enhance user safety. It organizes and structures at company level all the means, rules, procedures and methods to ensure user safety, with the main objectives : Describe the organization to operate and maintain the facilities Demonstrate the operator’s ability to control risks and ensure safe management of its facilities.Read more