Ski Weekend Blog

Few visitors to Chamonix will be unaware of the impact that global warming has had on the mountains. The resort's new 'Glacier and Climate Interpretation Centre' will open at Montenvers later this year.

This winter Chamonix celebrates the 100th anniversary of the first ever Winter Olympic Games, which took place in January 1924.

On the first weekend of December, over thirty extremely lucky skiers joined forces to enjoy incredible conditions at our annual ‘Warm Up Weekend’.

Book now to join our programmes throughout 2023/2024. December 2023 will be the beginning of our 36th winter and to mark it, we have several highlights in our calendar. 

As always it begins with the 'Warm Up Weekend' in Val d'Isère, then why not join us for our 'Premiere Traces' in Chamonix or head out later in the season from 14-18 March?

You might be surprised how much of a debate the simple question “How high is Mont Blanc?” can stir. We look at the latest data...

The magnificent Refuge du Gouter in Chamonix looks so futuristic, it’s hard to believe it’s a real, working refuge for mountaineers, climbers and skiers alike.

Many of our clients ask us about heliskiing in Chamonix. Unfortunately, it is illegal to heliski in in Chamonix, as it has been banned since 1985.

However, there are a few ways to get around the ban and still heliski 'from' Chamonix.

We find out about the history of the family-owned business, Le Hameau Albert 1er 5-star hotel in Chamonix.

While Chamonix is best known for its skiing, mountaineering and trail running, in summer it is also a hidden gem for fans of golf.

Chamonix is a great location for a summer family holiday, with so much on offer to keep your children entertained, occupied and off their phones and iPads!

We look at seven of the best family summer activities in Chamonix: