Can you ski from Les Houches to Chamonix?
Les Houches lies 6km down the valley from Chamonix town and its ski domain extends from an altitude of 990 metres up to 1900 metres. The skiing combines long descents through pretty tree-lined slopes, with amazing views of the Mont Blanc massif and the Chamonix valley.
Is skiing in Chamonix expensive?
However, Chamonix can be expensive: mountain huts charge €30+ for a basic hot lunch and hiring a guide starts at €100 per day. When you take into account accommodation, ski pass and meals it’s likely to cost you at least €1000 for a week’s skiing.
How much does it cost to rent skis in Chamonix?
Ski Equipment Rental and other Winter Equipment
|ADULTS SKI||KIDS (7 – 12 YEARS OLD)|
|6, 7 days of Skis Poles €62.||6, 7 days of Skis Poles €44.|
|Intermediate Ski Package||6, 7 days of Helmet €16.|
|6, 7 days of Skis Boots Poles €104.||Standard Snowboard package|
|6, 7 days of Skis Poles €78.||6, 7 days of Snowboard Boots €94.|
Is Les Houches good for beginners?
Lots of beginner areas with great greens, rolling blues & quieter slopes. Les Houches is located 6km down the valley from Chamonix centre and can be reached easily by bus or by car. It’s an excellent place to learn how to ski or snowboard and is popular with families and beginner skiers as a result.
Is Chamonix good for skiing?
Chamonix is one of the best ski resorts in the world for experts. Much of the best advanced and expert terrain is on the Grand Montets mountain, home to two exhilarating black runs, the Pointe de Vue and Pylônes, as well as countless off-piste routes.
Is Les Houches snow sure?
Les Houches has some of the best cross country terrain in the whole Chamonix Valley with 7.5km of trails situated at a snowsure altitude at the top of the Prarion lift, and more down at Les Chavants.
Is Les Houches good?
Known for it’s family friendly vibe with it’s wide open mellow pistes, Les Houches is often under rated next to Chamonix’s other steeper mountains. Head here with the family to enjoy broad sweeping, blue and red graded pistes or in bad weather to access the best ski runs in Chamonix on closed in, white out days.