Chamonix Mont-Blanc France

Fabulous

4.4 / 5

based on 16 reviews

Trails

Beginner
5%
Intermediate
27%
Advanced / Expert
68%

Overview

Chamonix Mont-Blanc is one of the top resorts in France. With 79 runs spanning 762 acres, it is well worth a visit if you find yourself in the area. To give you a snapshot of the resort, we've put together a comprehensive list of key statistics, including mountain profile, lift system, historical opening and closing dates, and ticket pricing. Make sure you read the reviews left by skiers and riders who've experienced it first hand, and check out how they rate the resort!

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Chamonix Mont-Blanc

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Fabulous

4.4 / 5

based on 16 reviews

How well the resort caters for beginner skiers / boarders

Beginners

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Intermediates

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Advanced

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Accessibility

Quality of the off-piste terrain

Side/Backcountry

Overall value for money of the resort

Value for money

Quality of lifts, lift speed and lift layout in the resort

Lifts

Quantity and quality of the snow

Snow

How uncrowded is the resort

Uncrowded

Après ski and dining options

Town

Services and facilities e.g. child care, tubing, health care, equipment hire

Facilities

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Family Friendliness
PDPat D.
Superb!

5 / 5

Oct 26, 2017
Awesome resort, spread out over multiple ski areas and huge vertical. So many options for terrain and endless ski mountaineering options. Go here for super long descents and steep skiing, epic!
CCrister
Superb!

5 / 5

Oct 20, 2017
You can always find good snow. Lots of different slopes on different aspekt for inbound skiing. Insanely varierety in backcountry accessible from the lifts, especially in Grand Monets and Aguille Du Midi. The Vallé Blanche is adventure if you want a really long run. For... More
SHSean H.
Superb!

5 / 5

Oct 09, 2017
Amazing skiing. So many mountains to choose from. It's the Alps! What more could you ask for? And you can take the tram into Italy if you need a break from the slopes.
TSTroels S.
Very Good!

4 / 5

Oct 09, 2017
Awesome place. Steep mountains and beautiful back bowls! The snow is great until late spring. Great and cheap food. Plenty options for skiing directly from / to your door step. Go for it!!
JJason
Very Good!

4 / 5

Oct 07, 2017
This area of France is legendary for skiing. It is easy to get to from Western Switzerland as well. The tree line is considerably lower than in Colorado, so there is a lot of wide open white space.
GMGraham M.
Superb!

5 / 5

Sep 28, 2017
Chamonix is an absolute stunner - I went for the first time last winter and it was the highlight of my year! The snow was steep and deep, and everybody was having the time of their lives. The food, nightlife and the view from the peaks are all incredible.

Lifts

Gondola & Trams
14
High Speed Sixes
4
High Speed Quads
2
Quad Chairs
4
Triple Chairs
3
Double Chair
1
Surface Lifts
25

Elevation

Base
3,418 feet
Summit
10,744 feet
Vertical drop
7,326 feet

Terrain

Total runs
79
Terrain Parks
1
Longest Run
12 miles
Skiable Terrain
762 acres
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France

Alpe d'Huez
34% 25% 41%
Chamonix Mont-Blanc
5% 27% 68%
Courchevel
23% 35% 42%
La Plagne
7% 52% 41%
Les Menuires
15% 47% 38%
Megève
19% 28% 53%
Meribel
9% 39% 52%
Morzine
9% 43% 48%
Serre Chevalier
16% 31% 53%
Tignes
8% 44% 48%
Val d'Isère
21% 38% 41%
Val Thorens
14% 37% 49%