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Snow in Chamonix

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Chamonix is getting lots of fresh snow this week, as we’ve been immersed in a blizzard. Sun is forecasted for next week but for now with stormy conditions and high winds the mountains are a bit precarious at the moment. Be sure to check the Compagnie du Mont Blanc website for up to date reports […] Read more

January Events

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If you are not too busy setting tracks on the mountain and enjoying the beautiful weather then there’s a whole host of other events in Chamonix for you to take advantage of! Come and show your support for our Chamonix Ice Hockey team Les Pionniers who will be playing matches at the Chamonix Ice rink/Patinoire Richard Bozon […] Read more

Le Marché de Noël

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Chamonix’s Christmas market is coming soon! From the 16th December, you will find an amazing selection of local produce, sweet candies, spices, decorations, jewellery, arts ‘n’ craft exhibitions, live concerts, parades, a kid’s climbing wall and a chance to meet Father Christmas. The market will be constructed from little wooden cabins in the centre of […] Read more

Idées Cadeaux Noël

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Christmas is approaching fast and with this comes the need to start thinking about what to give as gifts to friends and relatives. Here are some ideas for giving a gift to remember! Give your ‘special someone’ a unique experience with Chamonix Mountain Guides. The company offers some amazing outdoor activities and adventures to help […] Read more

Chamonix Ski Lifts Opening Dates

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The Chamonix Valley is opening its ski lifts for the Winter Season! The Grand Montets will open on Friday the 8th December and then Flégère, Brévent, Tour/Balme/Vallorcine and Les Houches will open on Saturday the 9th. L’Aiguille du Midi is scheduled to open on Saturday the 16th of December! Here are the lifts that are […] Read more

December Events in Chamonix

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Great news! The partial opening of Grands Montets and Les Houches this weekend means that Winter has finally arrived! Here are some upcoming events this month you won’t want to miss: ‘Ski et Art’ hosted at the Patagonia store, 249 Rue du Dr Paccard, with athlete and illustrator Simon Charrière. On Friday 1st December at […] Read more

Cornucopia

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The cornucopia or horn of plenty is a symbol for nourishment and abundance. It was first represented in Greek and Roman mythology, where deities were depicted holding a goat’s horn overflowing with vegetables and fruit. In modern times, a wicker basket shaped as a horn is used around this time of year to celebrate the […] Read more