Chamonix boasts one of the most beautiful backdrops of any ski resort you’ll visit. Overlooking Chamonix is Europe’s highest mountain, Mont Blanc. But even if you’re not here for the spectacular views, the skiing won’t let you down with over 100 miles of great slopes to suit everybody from beginners to advanced skiers.
Ride the Aiguille Du Midi Cable Car
Chamonix boasts one of the highest cable cars in the world. The Aiguille du Midi whisks you up to 3842m with stunning panoramic views around Mont Blanc. The lift attracted almost 800,000 skiers last year, making it the biggest tourist attraction in Haute Savoie.
Record Amount of Snow Falling Across the Alps
After the warmest November for fifty years, the Alps enjoyed its biggest snowfall in ten years during December. Resorts like Chamonix and Val d’Isere have been hit by constant snowfall and its set to continue. Any skiers heading to the Alps in 2012 are in for a treat.
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