Chamonix Haute Savoie France

alt. 1035m

Chamonix Northern Alps

Le Triangle

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Place Balmat

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Aiguille du Midi

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Aiguille du Midi

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Chamonix Place Balmat

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Chamonix Panorama

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Chamonix Mont Blanc

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Chamonix Grands Montets

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Chamonix Brevent Skiarea

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Mont Blanc

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Weather report

Patchy light snow forecasted today. Temperature low -2 °C, high 1 °C. Freezing level at 1748 meters.

Weather today

Weather outlook

Snow alert

Snow alert Monday February 19

lower 1cm middle 3cm upper 4cm


Avalanche risk level Monday February 19

Avalanche risk 2

Snow forecast

5-day snow forecast

lower 6cm middle 13cm upper 15cm

The upper slopes will receive 15cm in the next 5 days

Snow depth

Snow report Monday February 19

lower 100cm middle 253cm upper 405cm

Snow condition Excellent. 5cm of fresh snow during the last 48h

Snow anomaly

131 %

Average long-year snow depth in week 08 is 70cm on the lower slopes and 308cm on the upper slopes. Current snow depth is above long-term average.


The powder score for the lower slopes is 0 and the score for the upper slopes is 2.


94 %
69 of 73 lifts in operation

Snow sure

Score based on 10yr avg snow depth and temperature


Chamonix is a safe choice for skiing.

Ski area

The ski area of Chamonix consists of 147km of skiing slopes between 1035-3300m altitude. There are 44km of blue, 70km of red and 33km of black slopes. the skiarea is serviced by 53 lifts.The ski season for the Chamonix area is from 2017-12-02.

Ski map


I went to Chamonix for the skiing and wasn't disappointed. Fabulous pistes - unsurpassed views - breathtaking glaciers. We had fresh snow and blues skies. Getting between areas needs planning - but..


Closest transit point for ski destination Chamonix is Geneve airport. The travel distance is 82.2 km which equals an est. travel time of 1 hour 3 mins.

Points of interest


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