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Address: 65, Chemin de la Glaciere, 74400 Argentière Chamonix, France
Phone Number: 04 50 53 22 75
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Activities: Skiing, Heli-skiing

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Keep off the pistes for a fnatastic experience

This is a rightly popular area, but it comes with a resulting down side. There are generally more people than the pistes can cope with so they are often full, scraped to a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
PatTheSkier
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Bedfordshire
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Bedfordshire
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21 reviews 21 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is a rightly popular area, but it comes with a resulting down side. There are generally more people than the pistes can cope with so they are often full, scraped to a slippery sheen and therefore prone to dangerous collisions (Pierre a Ric to the bottom can be glorious before lunch but a brutal survival exercise at the end... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We are lower-intermediate snowboarders, and we chose to go here (Lognan, on the midway to the top slopes) for the variety of blue slopes. They were, however, way harder than anywhere else! It's, of course, our fault, but just beware - if you are not a pro, there-s nothing to do here for you. Also, it's April, and snow in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

First well done Chamonix investing in the new gondola - replacing that awful 6 man chair lift up the mountain. We went here at Christmas as there was no where else open due to lack of snow (unless you wanted to do a path over and over again at Fleiger). Emphasised more that this isn't really an area for a... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Read other reviews for skiing advice. If you want a good lunch, go to the place at the bottom of the Tabé chairlift. It's warm, cosy and has a great range compared with the terrible options at "Le Spot" at Lognans. Also, they often have terrible rock bands playing right next to the chairlift complete with foul language and awful... More 

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Liberec, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This ski area is good but nothing special if you are in carving this place is not for you. Slopes are very steep and narrow, lot of rocks everywhere. Limits of groomed areas are not very well marked. I have to say for skialpine skiing and for free riding nothing is better probably. My suggestion is go to Italy, better... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Best for early and late season skiing as North facing slopes do not get full sun as do Brevant and Fleger. Often open earlier in the season but not this 14/15 season as the snow was late... Can be busy. This year it was the only slopes open for the first week of the season so everybody bussed in from... More 

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Magherafelt, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

easy reds and blues for those starting off the ski week before progressing to other more challenging pistes

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Challenging terrain with some excellent off piste. North facing and slightly higher slopes mean snow quality is often better than other areas.

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

There are some good parts to this resort, such as the boardercross run and a couple of nice views. However, this resort is popular with the locals which means that when it gets busy, it gets dangerous. Particularly because the runs aren't as wide as other areas. The restaurants also seem more expensive and of lower quality than others. If... More 

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CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

huge, amazing, great terrain. get a guide and ski the argentiere glacier. great restaurant coming down on far skiiers right. follow the steeps along the rock mountain (above the trail tht brings you out of the glacier), drop down a small couliour to the restaurant. then finish through the trees below the restaurant and meet up with the argentiere glacier... More 

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