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Vallee Blanche

Chamonix, France
33-4-50-53-23-33
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Ranked #6 of 36 Attractions in Chamonix
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Mountains
Activities: Skiing, Snowboarding
Description: A beautiful ski area in the Chamonix Valley.
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Boca Grande, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

LOVED this!! My husband and I first visited L'Aiguille du Midi in the summer of 1998 and were awestruck! We returned in 2005 and hired a wonderful guide who led us across the Vallee Blanche from L'Aiguille du Midi into Italy, roped together and in crampons, and then returned by gondola. One of the most fantastic experiences of my life!

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Perth, Australia
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118 attraction reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

If you get the chance to cross this valley it is amazing. The glacier is an amazing place to be and the views you have from below is just incredible

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

if you book a mixed group with a guide the pace of the other guests can be annoying, but it is the best value option.

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Brussels, Belgium
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

When our 10-year old was good enough off-piste I couldn't wait to book at Chamonix to do the Vallée Blanche. It is 21 km of great experience. Less beautiful than the Grands Montets, in our view, but something one must have done. There are people up there at 3800m really not knowing what they are doing, and yes every year... More

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Oslo, Oslo, Norway
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Fantastic scenery, great powder, good guides and plenty of sun. A perfect way to spend a full day skiing!

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22 reviews 22 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Okay the view is nice, but really no skiing. Two third of it is flat, the rest is very basic (green / blue level...)... And then you have to walk up to Montenvers.

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Herts.
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Superb day out. The scenery is fantatstic. You need to be a good competent skier but not expert. The guide will pick a route according to your ability. Don't put it off any longer - just do it.

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Memphis
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

My first visit to Chamonix. Very happy that I chose this hotel. Friendly service. Centrally located, convenient to restaurants, shops, etc. Recently renovated room, nicely decorated. Small, but not cramped like my room in Paris. Very convenient to have breakfast in the bar on site. Ma première visite à Chamonix. Très heureux que j'ai choisi cet hôtel. Le service est... More

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We went with a guide from Compagnie des guides de Chamonix-Mont Blanc. A fabulous day but you must be able to ski moguls!

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St MArtin de Belleville
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14 reviews 14 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

A fabulous experience & the most amazing scenery, you get visual over load as it is just so amazing. I was nervous about the walk down the ridge, but Nicolas was so professional, yet warm & friendly that I totally trusted him. He knows the area like the back of his hand & without a doubt he added to our... More

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