Ski Weekend Blog

The Aiguille du Midi is one of the highest - and most famous - ski lifts in the world. We look at the amazing history behind the construction of this remarkable cable car.

The latest news on the Grands Montets cable car is that it is unlikely to open again until 2022 at the earliest.

We reveal the latest news on the fire-damaged lift. 

One of the reasons that Chamonix is such a great destination for a ski weekend is that there is so much going on throughout the season.

Here’s a useful guide to all the main events taking place in Chamonix this winter, so you can plan your ski weekend around them.

Looking for a great corporate ski trip idea? Our corporate ski groups love biathlon. Find out more...

There’s only a few shopping days left before Christmas, so what do you buy for the backcountry skier in your life?

Ski Weekend have the answer, thanks to our new lifestyle shop.

On 08 and 09 February 2020, the world’s best skiers will converge on the famous ‘Verte’ run in Les Houches as the Kandahar returns to Chamonix.

Every winter more of our customers ask about travelling by train to Chamonix. This post details everything you need to know about how to travel by train from London to Chamonix.

The QC Terme in Chamonix – possibly the most scenic spa in the Alps – opened last year. This winter will see a new sauna, honouring an early British visitor to the resort.

Ski Weekend has four dates during the 2019/20 season when you can join one of our weekend ski courses.

Or if you have your own group, we can arrange instructors and/or guides for you for your own bespoke ski course.


skyway courmayeur

The Toula Glacier is a classic off-piste route accessed from the Courmayeur side of Mt Blanc. We look at all the important details you need to know...