Chamonix Ski Resort Guide
Chamonix is a world class winter sports destination. Which is consistently rated as one of the top ten ski resorts in the world. As the highest European mountain west of Russia, Mt Blanc attracts mountaineers and skiers alike. Also boasting some of the best skiing and mountain scenery that the Alps has to offer. There is a list of winter sports activities here that just wont be beaten. Through the streets of this high-mountain town you’ll hear languages from every corner of the globe. Consequently Chamonix is a vibrant town and has something to entertain everyone.
The skiing in Chamonix is noted for its challenging terrain, and will keep every skier entertained. Here you can find one of the world’s greatest runs. Which is the 13-mile journey down the Valle Blanche glacier and the Mer De Glace. With an unbelievable vertical descent of 2805m, and the worlds highest lift accessed ski descent. Chamonix has six separate ski areas in the valley with more than 115 Km of prepared slopes and trails and 49 lifts. Chamonix is very popular with powder skiers and snowboarders, especially Les Grands Montets.
Chamonix Key Stats
- Total Pistes 115 km
- 107 ski lifts
- Vertical Drop: 2805m
- Highest Lift: 3842m
- 69 pistes
- Freeride Terrain: More than can be measured
- Snow Cannons: Yes
- Nearest Airport: Geneva
Chamonix Ski Area Map
Check out our handy ski area map listing Freedom Snowsports ski lesson meeting points and mountain restaurants. Enable location services on your phone and use it as a GPS piste map to guide you around the ski area.
Chamonix Live Piste and Ski Lift Opening Status
Check out the live opening status for Chamonix ski lifts and pistes.