Skiing in Les Houches (Mont Blanc region/French Alps)- Tourist/Visitor info

Les Houches provides a wide range and variety of slopes – from beginners to professionals and high to low slopes through forests. It has 2 black slopes (one is the Verte Piste), 13 red, 7 blue, 4 green slopes and 1 for children. Much of them are maintained by artificial snow. The Verte Piste is famous for meets for Alpine World Cup downhill and (more…)

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Hiking in Chamonix, France – Le Lac Blanc, Grand Balcon, Le Chalet des Pyramides, Le Col de Balme

At the foot of the glaciers, there are over 350 Km of well maintained hiking trails both low and high altitude types.

The Tour of Mont Blanc affords splendid mountain sceneries, pastures, glaciers and routes. This tour lasts about 7 to 10 days with 5 hours walking per day and crossing three countries (more…)

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Visiting Chamonix, Mont Blanc, French Alps – Tourist Info

The Mont-Blanc region consists of a bunch of resort centers / villages / towns which include Chamonix, Les Houches, Servoz, Vallocrine, Megeve, St. Gervais, Cordon, Les Contamines, Combloux, Prazsur-Arly, Passy, Domancy, and Sallanches. These form the heart of skiing, mountaineering, snowboarding haven of the French Alps.
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