Chamonix: Opening of the ski areas for this season 2017/18


The 2017-2018 winter season is officially launched! Mont-Blanc Natural Resort announced the opening of the ski areas of the Chamonix Valley (partial) and continuously from this Friday 8th December 2017!

The season is launched! From Friday 8th December 2017!
The season is launched! From Friday 8th December 2017!
The season is launched! From Friday 8th December 2017!
Flégère cable car

Opening of the Chamonix valley ski areas

- Every day from Friday 8th December 2017:

The Grands Montets Ski area

Open every day from Friday 8th December 2017.

Lifts Open:

  • Argentière-Lognan cable car;
  • Plan Joran gondola;
  • Marmottons chair-lift;
  • Tabé chair-lift;
  • Bochard gondola.

Pistes Open: Bochard, Marmottons, Coqs, Liaison plan joran, Pierre à ric.

- Every day from Saturday 9th December 2017:

Brévent Ski area

Lifts Open:

  • Planpraz gondola;
  • Parsa chairlift;
  • Funi 2000 / Brevent cable car, only for pedestrian visitors.

Pistes Open: Combe des Vioz, Stade, Retour Planpraz, Combe 2000

La Flégère Ski area

Lifts Open:

  • Flégère cable car;
  • Index chair-lift;
  • Trappe chair-lift.

Pistes Open: Pylônes, Trappe, Libellules.

Le Tour Balme Ski area

Lifts Open:

  • Charamillon gondola
  • Autannes chair-lift

Pistes Open: Caisets, Liaison Balme, Retour Charamillon, Solonges (lower section), Ecuries.

Les Houches Ski Resort

Lifts Open:

  • Prarion gondola,
  • Mélèzes chair-lift / Kandahar chair-lift.

Pistes Open: Aillouds (900m vertical with return to resort on skis), Col de Voza, Kandahar (intermediary section), Chamois, La Cha, Tétras.

Tourist attractions

Aiguille du Midi cable-cars: reopening 18th December 2017.

Montenvers Mer de Glace: open (Ice grotto & gondola access reopening 20th December 2017).

Tramway du Mont-Blanc: reopening 16th December 2017

The ski areas will open more facilities and ski slopes according to the snow conditions of the next days.

Opening hours

To check out the opening hours of the lifts, click here

Ski pass: Mont Blanc Unlimited, Chamonix Le Pass and Les Houches Pass

To check prices / Ski passes, click here

Find all the necessary information on the website:

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