The Massif of Mont Blanc (French: Massif du Mont-Blanc) is a group of mountains of Western Alps, 400 km ², located between the Valle d'Aosta, Italy, the Rhones-Alpes, France and the Valais, Switzerland where rises the highest peak in Western Europe, which culminates at 4.810m.
The mythical peaks of the Massif: Mont Blanc 4810m, 4465m Mont Maudit, Mont Blanc of Tacul 4248m, 4208m Great Jorasses, Aiguille Verte 4122m, 4066m Aiguille de Bionnassay, Dent du Géant 4013m, Les Droites 4000m, 3843m Aiguille du Midi, Les Drus 3754m , Dômes Miage of 3688m.
True paradise for skiers and mountain climber, and that both summer and winter, these sports are an important source of revenue for towns and cities in the region. In less than 50 years Chamonix rose from 80% to 80% agricultural tourism.
Winter sport ski Resorts
France: Argentiere, Chamonix and Les Houches
Switzerland: Champex-Lac and La Fouly