In winter, Chamonix opens from November (according to snow conditions) to May.
It is a snow sure destination with 90% of slopes upon 2000m.
The skiing in Chamonix is so diverse that there are enjoyable slopes to be found for all levels.
The Chamonix Mont-Blanc valley offers the perfect ski holiday with 5 ski resorts :
Grands Montets, Les Houches, Balme (Le Tour/Vallorcine), Flégère and Brévent, 168 kms of slopes in total.
One lift-pass for 10 ski areas and visits in the Mont-Blanc region including :
the whole Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Valley, Courmayeur (Italy), Verbier(Switzerland) and
the major new, “Evasion Mont-Blanc” ski domains (Megève, St Gervais…).
With its “Mont-Blanc Unlimited pass”, Chamonix can be now considered as one of the biggest domains in the Alps!
The Chamonix Valley stretches from Servoz to Vallorcine on the Swiss border.
The main villages include the unspoilt Servoz village, the family-friendly Les Houches, the legendary Chamonix, the legendary Argentiere, and the natural Vallorcine.
Easily accessible, at only one hour’s drive from Geneva Airport (direct access by motorway).
The Chamonix Valley is considered by many to be the best freeride resort in the world.
Depending on your level of proficiency, consider hiring a mountain guide to ski the breathtakingly beautiful “Vallée Blanche”, Chamonix's well known ski route of 22km, over glaciers, navigating around and over crevasses and surrounded by some of the most inspiring mountains in the Alps.
All year round the lift system gives you access to the high mountain areas around the Mont Blanc, whether for skiing, climbing, hiking, mountain biking or amazing sight-seeing excursions such as the famous Aiguille du Midi’site and Mer de Glace glacier.
“Cham” as the locals says is exceptionally popular, considered as the mecca for sporting adventures and a paradise for sight-seeing. Chamonix became the world capital of mountaineering and developed into a world renowned ski resort.
It is not a ski in-ski out purpose built resort, but an authentic Alpine town, open all year round,
a vibrant place offering a wide range of activities for non-skiers and a rich program of events.
Whether you come for action or contemplation, Chamonix Mont-Blanc has plenty to offer.
Just come and see for yourself!"