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
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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
We will start an additional 4-week Winter French Intensive Course, starting on Monday the 11th March. This course is perfect for beginners or false beginners who want to do an intensive course before the end of the winter season. Classes will run 9h00-12h15 every Monday, Wednesday and Friday and 14h30-17h45 everyday Tuesday and Thursday. So you can learn […] Read more
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
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
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
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