17AUG 2017
Snow station Chamonix

Snow station Chamonix

2. Which is the nearest airport? 3. How do I get from the airport to Chamonix? 4. Should I hire a car from the French side of the airport? 5. Will I need snow chains? 6. Is it easy to park in Chamonix? 7. Do I need to pay for parking at the ski lifts? 1. Do I need a car to get around? A car can be very…
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14AUG 2017
ESF ski

ESF ski

Enfant, adulte, débutant ou confirmé, en ski assis ou debout, vous bénéficiez d une équipe d enseignants diplômés d état, spécialement formés. Notre approche pédagogique vous assure une qualité d enseignement optimale, avec un service sur mesure délivré par des moniteurs passionnés par l envie de vous faire partager les sensations et le plaisir du ski. C’est vous permettre…

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11AUG 2017
Hôtel Hermitage, Chamonix

Hôtel Hermitage, Chamonix

Discover the Hermitage Hotel Located opposite the sports centre and the starting point for the cross-country ski slopes, the Hermitage is a four-star mountain hotel at the foot of Mont-Blanc and the Aiguilles de Chamonix. The hotel also proposes a chalet and a maisonnée (a private chalet), providing three different types of accommodation and differing packages for your summer…

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08AUG 2017
Chamonix Lift Passes

Chamonix Lift Passes

Don’t waste time queuing for a pass when we can sort it all for you – before you even get here. There are two main types of pass in Chamonix, the Mont Blanc Unlimited (MBU) and Chamonix Le Pass. Put simply, MBU covers every ski area in the Chamonix valley, as well as neighbouring resorts in Italy and Switzerland, whereas Le Pass is valid for the 4 main Chamonix ski areas as…

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05AUG 2017
Mount Mont Blanc

Mount Mont Blanc

Climbers on Mt. Blanc, France Rising to 15, 771 feet (4807 meters), Mt. Blanc is the highest peak in the Alps and indeed all of Europe. Part of an enormous mountain massif that lies along the French-Italian border and reaches into Switzerland as well, Mt. Blanc was created by an upswelling of igneous rock from the bed of an ancient sea. Its peak, perpetually covered in snow…

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02AUG 2017
Chamonix Swimming Pools

Chamonix Swimming Pools

{ info : Piscine Richard Bozon 214 av. de la Plage 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Tel : +33(0)4 50 53 23 70 Web : , lat :45.927864, lon :6.873265, num :1} DescriptionOutdoor area : park, refreshment and snack bar Prices Adult: 6.20 € Child: 4.60 €. Opening times From 2015/12/12 to 2016/04/30. Monday to Friday from 12pm to 7.30pm Saturday and sunday from 2pm to 7.30pm. Facilities…

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30JUL 2017
Mont Blanc ultramarathon

Mont Blanc ultramarathon

ULTRA Training Assistance Are you training / planning to start training for the UTMB Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc? If YES, then the following resources might HELP your training plan > Ultramarathon Training Plans / Schedules ( How to Train for an Ultramarathon ) Note: Includes training schedule/program/plan examples as well as general training tips, help and advice. Follow…

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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 IS A LARGE HOT TUB, INDOOR SAUNA, LOVELY LARGE GARDEN, LARGE DECK &…

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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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