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Ski Weekend Blog

Following 'deconfinement', France is no longer in complete 'lockdown'. A final announcement on when French ski resorts will open will come on 11 December, however, the current nominal opening date for lifts is 20 January.

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.

It's always a privilege to be sent great feedback from our clients. We were delighted to receive these comments from Richard Hawking at Sky Media...

 

Book now to join our Val d'Isère ‘Warm Up Weekend’, which will take place from Friday 27 November to Tuesday 01 December 2020.