Ski areas Chamonix
Skiers, snowboarders and freeriders, Chamonix is for you ! With several major ski areas, the Chamonix Valley welcomes skiers of all levels. Be careful here, skiing here is not just a joke !
Four main areas - known as altitude - are available for you.
The Grands Montets area
This is the mythical area of the valley. Located between 1,235 and 3,300 meters above sea level, it offers the highest elevation differences in the world in the center of the high mountains, close to glaciers. The pistes are spread over three slopes and the choice of tracks and off-piste is huge. Near the glacier of Argentière, the snow cover allow you to go skiing until May! For freestylers, a snowpark and a boardercross are waiting for you on the Lognan estate.
The Brévent-Flagère area
Situated on the edge of nature reserve, this area has a southern exposure and is for skiers of all levels. The panorama it offers on Mont Blanc from the top of its slopes is breathtaking. It can be reached from the center of Chamonix or from Les Praz, 3 kilometers from Chamonix. At the bottom of the site is the Savoy, a "beginners and easy ski" area.
The domain of Balme Vallorcine
It is the domain of the followers of the ski "nature". You will be able to ski in an alpine environment from the villages of Tour and Vallorcine. In the area of Charamillon, you will enjoy wide tracks gently facing the valley of Chamonix, while the sector of Vallorcine will allow you to slalom between the trees on the threshold of the Swiss border.
The domain of Les Houches
From the summit of Les Houches, you can enjoy a 360 ° panorama of the Mont Blanc massif. Ranging from 1,000 to 1,900 meters above sea level, the Domaine des Houches offers trails drawn in the forest for a glide with serenity.
This is the domain of a multiple ski and varied: alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, surfing, ski jumping, telemark ... It is also the training ground of the French ski team, with the famous track of descent "the Green Houches".
.You can also choose to ski on several other areas of the Valley, to softer tracks and family, such as Savoy, Planards, Chosalets, Vormaine, Poya and Touchet.