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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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One of the best on the planet

The Montets is truly one of the great ski resorts on the planet. Vertical drop from 3300 metes down to 1250 metres. Great pistes and better off piste. Find a local or use a guide... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The Montets is truly one of the great ski resorts on the planet. Vertical drop from 3300 metes down to 1250 metres. Great pistes and better off piste. Find a local or use a guide to get the best of it. It has its faults, on a powder day its crazy busy from first light, it can be bitterly cold... More 

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Annapolis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

There are many ski slopes around Chamonix. We enjoyed this one the most. That being said, the first things to consider are the level of difficulty, weather conditions and crowds. Unlike most of the ski resorts in the United States, weather conditions at each of these mountains can cause dramatic changes and even the altitude matters. Locals are able to... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This was on of the more popular ski areas in Chamonix due to the variety of runs available, so good for skiers of all abilities. lt also maintains its snow for long due to its aspect.

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Warsaw, Poland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Good place to ski in Chamonix, however less slopes that I expected from French Alpes. Regardless, good food alongside slopes is also positive !

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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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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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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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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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Address: 65, Chemin de la Glaciere, 74400 Argentière Chamonix, France
Phone Number: 04 50 53 22 75
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Chamonix

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