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Ski Weekend Blog

Following 'deconfinement', France is no longer in complete 'lockdown'. The current opening date for lifts is 07 January, subject to the infection rate in France at the time.

The Compagnie du Mont-Blanc has confirmed that the new Grands Montets project will be designed by the famous Italian architect Renzo Piano.

We are delighted to be able to offer this winter the Hotel La Sapinière ** for our Chamonix clients this winter.

We asked you – our loyal Ski Weekend clients – how you felt about skiing this season and about the changes to quarantine…and this is what you said...

On Tuesday 18 June 2019, a light aircraft landed at 4450m on the east face of Mont-Blanc. This week the Swiss pilot was fined…just 38 euros!

Ice hockey is as much a part of the DNA of the Chamonix valley as skiing and mountaineering.

Chamonix Ice Hockey Club – known as ‘Les Pionniers’ - was founded on Christmas Eve, 24 December 1910, and so will celebrate their 110th anniversary next month.

Are you looking for ski fitness tips? Jane Newman from Peak Physio talks to us about getting your ski fitness into the right place before the ski season.

Chamonix has confirmed that it is working on a redevelopment of the world famous site at the top of the Montenvers funicular.

The Brevent lift in Chamonix may not be as well known as the world-famous Aiguille du Midi, but it also has a long history.

Chamonix was awarded the Flocon Vert label in 2013 for their commitment to sustainable tourism, but the resort has not rested on its laurels.

The valley has recently announced several initiatives in their Climate Territorial Energy Plan (PCET), designed to promote more ‘passive’ tourism - respecting the environment and limiting the pressure on nature.