27JUL 2017
Rental chalets Chamonix

Rental chalets Chamonix

Ski Great for children of all ages Car not necessary No pets allowed Private garden CHALET LA MORAINE IS A STUNNING & CONTEMPORARY LUXURY CHALET IN CHAMONIX. POSITIONED IN A WONDERFUL LOCATION, IT HAS BREATHTAKING VIEWS FROM ALL SIDES. THE CHALET SLEEPS 10 IN 5 BEDROOMS, WITH 6 BATHROOMS. THERE…
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24JUL 2017
Cold Fusion Chamonix

Cold Fusion Chamonix

Holidays in the Alps for single skiers & snowboarders If you’re looking for the perfect accommodation for your solo ski holiday, the Cold Fusion Chalets in Chamonix is it! The Cold Fusion Chalets is a world leader in singles skiing and singles snowboarding holidays in the Alps. With an unbeatable location, a fresh modern design, and a focus on creating a fun, social…

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21JUL 2017
Geneva Switzerland Wikitravel

Geneva Switzerland Wikitravel

Biel/Bienne (Biel in German, Bienne in French) is a the 10th largest city of Switzerland and is located on the northern edge of the canton of Berne. Famous for watchmaking, and home to Rolex , Omega and Swatch among other famous makers. The city lies at the foot of the first mountain range of the Jura Mountains area, guarding the only practical connection to Jura in the area…

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18JUL 2017
Mont Blanc on map

Mont Blanc on map

Traditional 10 meter (33 ) contour lines are displayed on glaciers and lower slopes while the upper slopes are delineated by ridges, couloirs and outcrops. Combined with a shading pattern to give a 3D effect, the result is a map that makes it very easy to recognize mountain features. Crevasses, moraines and rockfall zones are also painstakingly mapped. Every col, ridge, needle…

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15JUL 2017
Briel Chamonix

Briel Chamonix

If there s one question I get more than any other here at espressoshack.com it s a question comparing one espresso machine to another. People always seem to narrow down their search to a couple of different espresso makers and then can t decide between them! So today I m going to compare the Briel Chamonix espresso machine to the Cuisinart EM-100 Espresso Maker. Why These Two?…

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12JUL 2017
Chamonix Marathon

Chamonix Marathon

Rendez-vous in Chamonix Mont Blanc for a weekend entirely dedicated to running. INTRODUCTION OF RACES : - 80 KM DU MONT-BLANC Distance : 80 KM Vertical +/- 6m TRAIL in semi autonomy, open for the Espoir category and upward 1 participants maximum, Maximum time : 24 hours - MARATHON DU MONT-BLANC The itinerary for the Marathon has a positive vertical gain of 2511 meters and…

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09JUL 2017
Ultra Trail Mont Blanc

Ultra Trail Mont Blanc

Our current subject is “24 Hours In…” and the goal is to use your photos to create a story that expresses the theme of 24 hours spentsomewhere! Stories could be about taking a short trip, a visual diary of a day-in-the-life, a mini city-guide to somewhere you’ve travelled, or your own interpretation of the theme. Learn more and Contribute You can now include text only groups…

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06JUL 2017
Chamonix Switzerland

Chamonix Switzerland

The Swiss town of Martigny by the Rhone river is well worth a visit. It is magnificiently placed in an open Valley surrounded by terraced vineyards. Labyrinthe of Adventures An amazing maze full of hidden suprises, obstacles and challenges. Opening times: Everyday from 9:30am to 7pm (10am to 5pm in October) Location (0km from Martigny (in the Lausanne direction) 3km from St…

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03JUL 2017
Chamonix Mountains

Chamonix Mountains

It might have been a bit slow to start but with the arrival of a few massive dumps of snow recently, this winter is now looking pretty amazing! So much snow fell last week that the pisteurs at Les Grands Montets were gob-smacked and have been hard at work ever since making the ski areas safe and avalanche-free for us to enjoy. However, the late and sudden arrival of the snow…

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30JUN 2017
Skiing packages France

Skiing packages France

Cheap Ski Holidays and Skiing Deals for 2016 / 2017 | Thomas Cook

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27JUN 2017
Haute Route Chamonix

Haute Route Chamonix

Starting in the heart of the Mont Blanc massif and ending up in the shadow of one of the most famous mountains in the Alps, the Matterhorn, it is a journey that every ski tourer should undertake at least once in their lives. The haute route was first crossed on foot by an English party, at the end of the nineteenth century, before being gradually linked together on skis in…

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24JUN 2017
Ski resort Mont Blanc

Ski resort Mont Blanc

The first ascent of the Mont Blanc on skis was via the classic route in 1904 by Ugo Mylius with Oberland guides: Tannler, Maurer and Zurfluh. The first descent from the summit of Mont Blanc on skis was by a Swiss guide, Elias Julen in 1930. Marco Siffredi popped up to the Mont Blanc for a quick surf after returning from his first descent of Mont Everest on a snowboard in 2001…

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21JUN 2017
Ski touring Chamonix

Ski touring Chamonix

The Chamonix Guides Compagnie offers a large choice of guided ski- touring trips in France and abroad. We can organize ski-guiding programs to share a mountain guide s passion for a day, a week end or a week. Spectacular alpine settings provide ski-touring terrain for beginners to experts. You can join one of our groups or hire a guide privately. Feel free to contact us for…

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18JUN 2017
Summer skiing Chamonix

Summer skiing Chamonix

Not just a pretty a ski resort We openly admit the Nomadic team may be a little biased, after all we live here and love it! But this bustling town steeped in history and home to 15, year-round inhabitants really does have a proper ‘soul’ 12 months of the year. It is brimming with enough shops, cafes, pubs and nightclubs to make a much larger town proud. You can buy everything…

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15JUN 2017
Chalet accommodation

Chalet accommodation

Comfortable accommodation in top resorts with great food, a warm welcome and friendly, professional service from your Inghams Chalet Hotel team Combining the relaxed, informal atmosphere of a chalet with the space and facilities of a larger hotel, our Chalet Hotels are more popular than ever. The facilities generally include comfortable lounge and bar areas, en suite bedrooms…

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12JUN 2017
Geneva to Chamonix Trains

Geneva to Chamonix Trains

When in Chamonix there are a millions things to discover! Take a ride on the famous little red train to an altitude of 1, 913 m at the foot of the Mer de Glace. There, observe the effects of climate change in the modern age. Visit the glaciorium and learn all about the life of a glacier and how it changes over time… Take the tramway to Mont Blanc. Not any common tramway, but…

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09JUN 2017
Youth Hostel Chamonix

Youth Hostel Chamonix

Youth hostel located at an altitide of 50 metres above the lake, at the foot of the mountain range, and 15-20 minutes walk to Annecy town centre. 4 Route du Semnoz, Annecy (74). Auberge de Jeunesse Lanslebourg Val-Cenis High mountain location with 76 rooms and cafeteria facility. At Hameau des Champ, Lanslebourg Mont Cenis (73). Auberge de Jeunesse Aix-les-Bains Located near…

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06JUN 2017
Chamonix 10 day forecast

Chamonix 10 day forecast

Tour du Mont Blanc path marker What s the trek called? Just to clarify, the Tour du Mont Blanc is known by many names that might confuse you into thinking people are taking about something different. You will often see it shortened to TMB whether it s on the web, in magazines or on the TMB path markers. Other terminology used is Mont Blanc Circuit or Mont Blanc Tour. Sometimes…

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