About Chamonix


Skiing the Vallée Blanche in Chamonix

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When at the top of the Aiguille du Midi (3,842m), you will discover a breathtaking view surrounded by a magnificent landscape. If you are not familiar with the Vallée Blanche, it is an unforgettable and unique 20km glacial off-piste ski route. But it’s worth mentioning, that the descent is not for the fainthearted. There are some […] Read more

March events in Chamonix

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Free half-day Avalanche Rescue Workshop available on Sunday, 10th March. Learn about the basics of avalanche rescue or improve your existing skills and knowledge. You can make your reservation, for either a morning session (9h30-12h30) or an afternoon session (13h30-16h30), at the office de Haute Montagne. Do you want to combine mountain culture with the […] Read more

Bonne Saint-Valentin!

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and I’m sure you are thinking what to get that special someone or where to celebrate the romantic day in Chamonix. Regardless of your budget we have a list for everyone: Best shops to buy a Valentine’s gift SV Carat 202 Rue Joseph Vallot, 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc There are plenty […] Read more

February events in Chamonix

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Here are some of the events taking place this month in Chamonix: La Folie Douce Hotels is the perfect spot for après-ski every Wednesday between 16h00-22h00. The Hotel is hosting the WTF party at 191 Avenue du Savoy in the heart of Chamonix. You can participate in night cross-country skiing at the Bois du Bouchet […] Read more

Chamonix mountain safety and useful links

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There are plenty of amazing and fun winter activities to revel in Chamonix. When heading into the mountains, there are degrees of risk and it is advisable to take the necessary precautions. Before going into the mountains Depending on the particular sport, you should take preventative measures to reduce the chances of an accident: Proper […] Read more

Ski Insurance in Chamonix

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Mountain sports are what Chamonix is all about and it is very important if you are coming here for a short stay or the whole season that you have adequate insurance. When analysing which winter insurance coverage to choose, you should consider the following: Medical and personal liabilities. Cancellation or inability to utilize pre-paid components […] Read more

January Events in Chamonix

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Here are some of the events taking place this month in the Chamonix Valley! The MJC of Chamonix present the 6th edition of  “Remballe ta haine!” (Pack up your hatred!) from the 7th until the 26th of January. The MJC offers you cultural activities made up of exhibitions, debates, conferences, live performances and concerts for everyone […] Read more