A short break guide to Chamonix Mont Blanc – To Ski or not to Ski?

If you have never visited Chamonix before, we encourage you to come and visit the home of Alpinism! Seldom when people arrive are they not impressed by the majesty of the mountains that are all around you. Mont Blanc the highest Peak in Europe, and the Glaciers tumbling down the mountainsides with snow and ice contrasted against the valley floor.  So is Chamonix, Mont Blanc worth the journey? To Ski or not to Ski...   Chamonix and the Chamonix Vallee The Chamonix Vallee is 14kms in ...

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Meet the Ski Weekend Team

If you have ever phoned or emailed in and needed some help in any way, it is most likely you spoke to Jackie, Head of our Accounts department..... "I have been working for Ski Weekend since 2010, and during the winter months, you will find me chained to my desk and not allowed out! This works well considering I am the only non-skier to work for Ski Weekend! Although I can appreciate everyone’s enthusiasm for everything Alpine, I much prefer my holidays in warmer climates. My activity ...

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Meet another Ski Weekend Team Member

Ski Weekend Marketing
Doug has been working for Ski Weekend for about 6 years and has huge product knowledge and understanding for the ‘Ski Weekend’ philosophy, that being ‘anything is possible’. On the end of the line 24-7, he’s crafted a role that has expanded the SW product offering, now utilising a wide range of resorts, as well as defining the niche in which the brand sits. He lives and works from our Exeter office and loves the Westcountry lifestyle, escaping as often as is possible to the ...

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Ski Weekend is great!

I have been going to chalets for skiing holidays for over 20 years and I have to say our experience in yours was quite simply the best we have experienced. The next time we come to Chamonix you will definitely be our first choice. See more testimonials...

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Chamonix

Chamonix is our main base. The ski area itself is vast and spreads all along the valley and across to St Gervais, Megeve and Les Contamines. The variety of skiing on and off piste is well documented and in case you’re tempted to think the accolades are over-effusive we can tell you that they are not.. Less than 30 minutes drive through the Mt Blanc Tunnel you can be in the chic resort of Courmayeur. This season sees the opening of a new cable car to the Pointe Helbronner. The second stage, ...

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