Chamonix Snow Reports and Skiing Conditions

The Grands Montets opening day was pretty good today. The new Gondola was running, and the bottom cable car has a brand new cabin. There was some fresh snow overnight too, though less than we had hoped for.
Snowstorm Chamonix 17th December 2014
Its looking good for some skilifts and runs to open this coming Saturday the 20th December, in the Chamonix valley! A couple of days ago I went up to the Village of Le Tour, to have a look at the snow that they have made on the pistes, and I took these photos from there... Then last night it snowed...
Snow Conditions Chamonix Vallet December 12th 2014
So, it snowed in Chamonix this week, and everything has been shining a beautiful white, but unfortunately it has not been enough to safely guarantee the opening of the Grands montets yet. They were hoping to announce a partial opening for tomorrow, the 13th December, but now we will have to wait...
Seeing as today was supposed to be the ski season opening day, we are still a bit stuck down in the valley around Chamonix. The waiting continues, but at least it has got colder than last week. Today is another cloudy day in Chamonix, with a few glimpses of the mountains, and clear sky above about...
Mer de Glace
Welcome to the winter season 2014-15 with www.chamonix.net . It is December, and we are getting fired up for the ski season in Chamonix. We had a bunch of early snow in the mountains in November, with a dusting in Chamonix town, but more recently it has been warm in the Western Alps, with some...
Sunset on the edge of the world last weekend
So, the winter season 2013-14 has ended, and we had a great one in Chamonix. Thanks to the Chamonix valley and the Mont Blanc for delivering plenty of fresh snow from Christmas until March, and lots of sunshine for the rest of it, to balance it out.