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Skiing and snowboarding are the main draws to the Valley in winter, whilst in the summer it’s all about walking, hiking, mountaineering, paragliding and mountain biking. But even if you’ve no aspirations to conquer Mont Blanc or ski down the steepest, powder-filled slopes, you will still fall in love with this most famous corner of the French Alps, which exudes a certain charm, is steeped in history and boasting one of the most impressive backdrops of any town you’ll visit,
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Chamonix ski piste information
Total: 152km Easy: 48km Medium: 70km Difficult: 34km
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- Top Elevation/Lift: 3,842m/ 12,678'
- Base Elevation: 1035m/ 3415'
- Vertical Drop: 2807m/ 9263'
- Longest Run: 21km/ 13mi
- Total Runs: 170km/ 106mi
- Beginner: 23%
- Advanced: 33%
- Expert: 13%
- Cross Country: 42 km
- 1 Terrain park
- 2 Halfpipes
- Ski Lifts:
- Total Lifts: 49 (Cham'ski pass)
- Gondolas/cable cars: 13
- Chair Lifts: 16
- Surface Lifts: 19
- Uplift capacity: 52,660 per/hour
- Mont Blanc ski pass includes Chamonix plus Megève, Les Contamines and Courmeyeur, Italy.
- Travel Notes:
- Main Airport: Geneva (GVA), Switzerland
- Distance Geneva: 62 miles (1hr 15min);
- Main Train Station: Lyon, France
- Distance Lyon: 130 miles (2 hours)
- Easy access to Italy and Switzerland.
|Ski Area||Top Elevation||Skill Level|
|Aiguille du Midi||3843m / 12,608'||Intermediate/Expert|
|Les Grands Montets||3275m / 10,745'||Intermediate/Expert|
|La Flégère||2450m / 8333'||Beginner/Intermediate|
|Le Brévent||2525m / 8284'||Intermediate|
|Les Houches||1966m / 6450'||All Levels|
|Le Tour||2150m / 7054'||All Levels|
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