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Ski Weekend Blog

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...

 

It was back in the ‘Golden Age’ of mountaineering in the mid-nineteenth century that Britons first began to discover Chamonix.

As Mark Twain famously noted:

"Reports of my death are greatly exaggerated."

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This has been a year unlike any other for travel and tourism. We saw the ski lifts in France finish early for the season, but the last few months have seen a recovery to the ‘new normal’.

Chamonix has been leading the way. It was the first resort in France to re-open its lifts and has just announced another great innovation for tourists for this summer.