The Mont Blanc Massif: A high Alpine Mountain Range


The Massif of Mont Blanc (Massif du Mont-Blanc) is a group of mountains of Western Alps, 400km², located between the Aosta Valley, Italy, the Rhones-Alpes, France and the Valais, Switzerland where the highest peak rises in Western Europe, which culminates at 4,810m.

Les Drus in the Mont Blanc massif
Mont Blanc massif: Aiguille du Tour and Mont  Blanc
Aiguilles de Chamonix in the Mont Blanc massif
Mont Blanc massif: the Grandes Jorasses

The mythical peaks of the Massif: Mont Blanc (4,810m), Mont Maudit (4,465m), Mont Blanc of Tacul (4,248m), Great Jorasses (4,208m), Aiguille Verte (4,122m), Aiguille de Bionnassay (4,066m), Dent du Géant (4,013m), Les Droites (4,000m), Aiguille du Midi (3,843m), Les Drus (3,754m), Dômes Miage (3,688m).

True paradise for skiers and mountain climber, and 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.

Italy: Courmayeur.

Switzerland: Champex-Lac and La Fouly.