Ski Weekend Blog

The first images of the designs for the new Grands Montets gondola – by famous architect Renzo Piano - have been released…and they look stunning.

We are delighted to see that Chamonix guide Mark Seaton has recently published a new children’s book, ‘Mark the Mountain Guide'.

The FIS World Cup returns to Chamonix in February 2023 for the famous Kandahar race on the Verte des Houches track in Les Houches.

The new Charamillon gondola in the Le Tour area of Chamonix opened in December 2022.

Chamonix has always been at the forefront of the drive towards sustainability in the mountains.

Earlier this month, we hosted our 22nd ‘Warm Up Weekend’ in Chamonix. 

It was a chance to be the first to enjoy the winter’s snow and despite Chamonix coming in as a late replacement for Val d'Isère (whose winter opening was delayed), there were no disappointed faces among our guests.

As part of our 35th anniversary celebrations, Ski Weekend have teamed up with the four-star Heliopic Hotel in Chamonix to provide the ultimate early season short break [NOW SOLD OUT]

Located at the foot of Europe’s highest mountain, Mont Blanc (4809m), Chamonix has been a destination for travellers since the 18th century, hundreds of years before any ski lifts existed.

In this post, we share ten vintage postcards that help to tell the story of Chamonix in those early years.

There are an increasing number of electric car chargers in Chamonix. In this post, we look at the locations of the current charger network in resort (at June 2022).

We are often asked whether you can ski in Chamonix in summer.

The fact is that from the Aiguille du Midi there is always enough snow to ski, but that otherwise there is no lift-served skiing in Chamonix in summer, although this wasn’t always the case…