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Les Grands Montets

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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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Amazing view

It took some time to get up here due to queues in the lift, but it is worth waiting for. Amazing view and a nice ride down again in deep snow.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Espen K
Vestby, Norway

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Vestby, Norway
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It took some time to get up here due to queues in the lift, but it is worth waiting for. Amazing view and a nice ride down again in deep snow.

Thank Espen K
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On a good day, Les Grands Montets ski area is the best in the world. Famous long, steep descents, glacier skiing from the top, open bowls of powder. However, years and years of relying on reputation, the allure of Chamonix, Mont Blanc and ski films from the 60s have left Les Grands Montets with a hopelessly out of date lift... More 

Thank Steve H
Ashford, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The black run from the top is not for the feint hearted but if you are a confident 'black' skier and love the challenge of a raw mountain challenge don't miss this one. There a views to die for and miles of fabulous steep moguls. If you are lucky enough to time your visit with fresh powder there are few... More 

Thank RogerLightfoot
Paradise Point, Australia
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102 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely resort with skiing for all levels. Check the map as some lifts take you to black slopes only. If you are not confident avoid those ones. The lifts were efficient and not crowded in late January

Thank gillv63
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50 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For serious skiers, who like powder off piste skiing without having to trek miles or use helicopters this is the PERFECT resort. Literally every square metre of this amazing mountain is skiable. You can ski here for 2 weeks and not get bored. Not a place for beginners though, and you have to be at least good intermediate to really... More 

Thank HJxxx
Stuttgart, Germany
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80 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enough on-piste for anyone who wants it but the off-piste is sensational. LOTS of places to get into powder. I recommend Bouchard. Go left or right, either way you can find amazing off-piste. A guide is a good idea but not absolutely required. You should definitely have avy gear though. The top of grand montet is pretty nice as well.... More 

Thank plmtr88
Tannheim, Austria
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great area, sadly during our stay the weather was not the best. Great runs and we look forward to returning in the not too distant future.

Thank Mark B
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

For skiing it is great with a lot of snow, whether you are a beginner or a pro. Outstanding views. Outstanding off-piste. Supreme facilities. The prices are a bit high, but it's France and it's Chamonix. One pays for quality, not quantity.

Thank Francesco A
Manchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

We went to so many ski slopes in this area, id say Les Grands Montets was very good but not the best one we visited. Still worth a visit though

Thank robin f
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57 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

I visited on 26th and 27th Dec 2025 when snow conditions were poor. Conspired to Les Houches this is a far better slopes. In fact there is no comparison. However, on 27th it took me 3 hours to catch the ski lift back. The main ski lift broke down in the afternoon and the smaller one was left to bear... More 

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