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Ski Weekend Blog

How do you find accommodation for the UTMB (Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc)?

With thousands of trail runners and supporters coming to Chamonix from 23-29 August 2021, it makes sense to book your accommodation well in advance.

After the turbulence of the last year, maybe it’s time to plan a ski retreat in Chamonix?

Why not step off the treadmill, escape from pressures of modern life and take refuge in the mountains?

Following 'deconfinement', France is no longer in complete 'lockdown'. However, there is no current agreed opening date for ski lifts. The most recent announcement suggestst that sadly the lifts will not open at all this winter.

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.