As well as offering hugely diverse and amazing skiing and boarding, on and off piste, Chamonix is a fabulous destination.
Thevalley floor is lowand the ski areas,of which there are6 separateones in the Valley, start at approx 2000m with lifts reachingover 3000m. From stunning glacial peaks, to gentle rolling slopes, each ski area has something different tooffer all levels.
There is a vast array of intermediate level, challenging anddifficult runs throughout the whole valley. And for the advanced, slopeson the Grand Montets is the favourite to many locals, due to the sheer steepness and difficulty.
Situated between the altitudes of 1235 m. and 3300 m., the Grands Montets area enables you to ski the greatest height losses in the world in the heart of the mountains, close to a glacier.
The pistes are spread over three slopes - the Argentire glacier, Lognan and the Pendant which also offer magnificent off-piste, known throughout the world and essential for freeriders. The quality of the snow coverage is remarkable up until May. For freestyle enthusiasts, a snowpark and a boardercross are open in the Lognan area. You can ski back to the resort on the Pierre Ric piste.
The more !
A new switchable gondola on the Grands Montets domain to replace the old 4-seater one, Plan Joran.