Skiing & Snowboarding in Chamonix
If you love winter mountain sports such as skiing and snowboarding, then Chamonix is the perfect place for a winter break. Chamonix's 3 main ski areas cover most of the valley up to Vallorcine, with over 108km of piste. There are 69 pistes including: 10 black pistes, 20 red, 28 blue and 8 green, and 2 areas for new snow sports.
Chamonix offers a multitude of slopes for all levels, each ski area having its own merit. Tremendously long slopes, skiing through the trees, freeride and off-piste, beginners slopes : an infinite number of possibilities for snowriders and mountain lovers alike. (Source: www.chamonix.com)
Brévent / Flégère: departure 5 minutes walk from Chamonix centre or from Les Praz village. Les Grands Montets: departure from Argentière. Domaine de Balme: departure from Le Tour village or Vallorcine village.
Situated near the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges, Chamonix shares the summit of Mont Blanc with its neighboring commune of Courmayeur in Italy, and owns the title of highest commune in France. The commune is well known and loved by skiers and by mountain enthusiasts of all types. Mont Blanc, at a height of 4,810 metres, is the third most visited natural site in the world. (Source: wikipedia)