Les Houches provides a wide range and variety of slopes – from beginners to professionals and high to low slopes through forests. It has 2 black slopes (one is the Verte Piste), 13 red, 7 blue, 4 green slopes and 1 for children. Much of them are maintained by artificial snow. The Verte Piste is famous for meets for Alpine World Cup downhill and Continue reading “Skiing in Les Houches (Mont Blanc region/French Alps)- Tourist/Visitor info”
Skiing and snowboarding in Chamonix are open from December to May and is not available in summer.
The Ski areas here are –
White Valley (Vallee Blanche) – Glacier skiing. Easiest route is conducive Continue reading “Skiing / Snowboarding in Chamonix, France- White Valley, Brevent, Flegere, Balme, Montets, Savoy”
Lift Pass at Chamonix (Chamonix le Pass)
This provides entry to the three main ski areas and the beginners slopes (excluding cable car at Grands Montets). The Lift Pass Unlimited provides access to all of Chamonix’s ski areas, the sightseeing lifts and Continue reading “Chamonix, Mont Blanc – Tourist spots/Guest pass /Lift Pass (Chamonix le Pass)”
By Air: The closest airport to Chamonix is Geneva Airport. From there one can take a bus to Chamonix which is a runs regularly daily.
Other airports nearby