Ski France
Chamonix, France

Rugged beauty, winter sports, and skiing: all three are a part of what draws visitors to Chamonix. Avid skiers, snowboarders, and partiers flock to this popular resort, and they are not disappointed. The scenic Chamonix Valley is nestled among some of the highest mountain peaks in the Alps, including the famous Mont Blanc massif

Non-skiers enjoy plenty of winter activities such as snowmobiling, ice climbing, ice hiking, snowshoeing, sleigh riding, and dog sledding, among others. Those who would like to do a little sightseeing in the area may want to visit the Alpine Museum and the Mont Blanc Observatory.

Chamonix Resort Statistics
Resort Altitude: 3,396 ft.
Highest Peak: 12,678 ft.
Vertical Drop: 9,212 ft.
No. of Ski Lifts: 47
Closest Gateway: Geneva
Six Day Ski Pass: $349.00 approximate

Ski Terrain
Beginner - 23%
Intermediate - 31%
Advanced - 33%
Expert - 13%