RESORT DESCRIPTION FOR Grands Montets-Argentière (Chamonix)
The ski resort Grands Montets – Argentière (Chamonix) is located in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (France, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Savoie Mont Blanc, Haute-Savoie, Bonneville, Pays du Mont Blanc). For skiing and snowboarding, there are 29 km of slopes available. 9 lifts transport the guests. The winter sports area is situated between the elevations of 1,252 and 3,275 m.
This ski resort, which is located partially on a glacier that stretches across three mountain sides (Argentière, Lognan and La Pendant), provides skiing on both prepared slopes as well as freeriding terrain. It is esteemed throughout the world by skiers and snowboarders because of its long slopes.
Grands Montets-Argentière (Chamonix)
Europe, France, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Season: December – May
Ski pass price: 62 €
User rating :
| MOUANTAIN TOP
| MOUANTAIN LOW
| T-BAR LIFT ETC.
| CHAIRLIFT ETC.
| GONDOLA ETC.
| NIGHT SKIING
| SNOW CANNONS
CURRENT SNOW REPORT
| CURRENT SNOW DEPTH UPPER
| CURRENT SNOW DEPTH LOWER
| LIFTS OPEN
| LAST SNOWFALL
Wed 13 Mar
| CURRENT FRESH SNOW
| NEXT 9 DAYS
Snow history for Grands Montets-Argentière (Chamonix)
Has the climate crisis and the higher temperatures affected snow conditions in Grands Montets-Argentière (Chamonix)?
Look at the statistics and graph of historical snow depths for the ski resort.
For the last 5 years, week 9 has been the most insecure with 197,5 cm snow depth on average in Grands Montets-Argentière (Chamonix).
The measurement is made as an average of the snow depth at the highest and lowest point of the mountain.
Best tips for Grands Montets-Argentière (Chamonix)
An old village in a splendid setting at the head of the Chamonix valley – below the Grands Montets. The Glacier d’Argentière pokes down towards it and the Aiguille du Midi and Mont Blanc dominate the scene down the valley. There’s a lot of modern development, but the village retains a certain rustic appeal and there are plenty of informal hotels, bars and restaurants. A cable car and chairlift access the Grands Montets – for many, the most acclaimed slopes in the valley. The couloirs, gullies and abundant off-piste appeal mainly to experts, but confident intermediates can tackle the steep black and red pistes. Argentière is a handy base for reaching the easier slopes at Balme too, above the tiny village of Le Tour. Regular buses serve all the main ski areas, but they can get crowded and aren’t always reliable.
- Convenient slope-side lodging
- Some quite challenging slopes
- Excellent children’s nursery slopes
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