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Ski Weekend Blog

The Haute Route is one of the world’s most famous high-altitude trails, taking you from Chamonix in the Mont Blanc valley to Zermatt at the foot of the Matterhorn in Switzerland.

What do you pack for a ski weekend? We look at how you can minimise your kit, but still maximise your enjoyment...

In April 2014, Lachlan set out with two companions to attempt to ski the Haute Route (Chamonix to Zermatt) in three days...

 

Did you see Ski Weekend on the BBC? Admittedly, it was in 2005, so you might have missed it...

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Where should you stay for a weekend in Chamonix? We cover some of the best options available...

A high mountain rescue in Chamonix that shows off the superb skills of the rescue services has gone viral.

To look good or feel good? We offer some helpful tips on choosing ski goggles...

A short break or ski weekend to the Alps, really should be part of everyone’s season, and Ski Weekend (there’s a clue in the name) can help you achieve it...

 

Read Tom Robbins' original article in the Financial Times about his heli-hike to the summit of Mont Blanc and ski back down... 

Last winter Tom Robbins from the Financial Times travelled with Ski Weekend to Chamonix, where we arranged for him to heli-hike to the top of Mt Blanc and then ski back down. Tom told us he fulfilled a dream by skiing from the top of Mt Blanc. 

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