Argentière – Les Grands Montets

Ski resorts in France
Skiing at Les Grands Montets northern slopes is an absolute world class experience. The ski system forms part of Chamonix and is situated in the valley near the village of Argentière. There are regular ski shuttle busses running from Chamonix to Argentière, a distance of about 9 km and 15 minutes.

Located only 1.5 hour by car from Genéva, this is a popular spot with both Italians and other Europeans. The fact that Argentiere is only a stone’s throw from lavish Chamonix is an extra draw card.

If you want to do something else then skiing while here, then there are plenty of activities on offer in Argentiere. One option is to head to Chamonix. Another idea is to try randonnèe activities, something that can be described as a hike on skis. Both the activity and the amazing views will almost knock you over.
At the end of the day, most skiers choose to relax in the village. Go for a beer at the famous ”The Office bar” or indulge in a hand crafted pizza at the ”Stone-bar”
Argentière – Les Grands Montets belong to Chamonix.

Argentière – Les Grands Montets Snow forecast

  • Sunday
    0 ft
    Sun/clear sky
    32°F
    2 mph
  • Monday
    0 ft
    Sun/clear sky
    31°F
    1 mph
  • Tuesday
    6 in snow
    Snow
    29°F
    2 mph
 

Facts about Argentière – Les Grands Montets

Number of slopes:13
Learning / beginner Green slopes:0
Easy Blue slopes:3
Intermediate Red slopes:3
Advanced / Expert Black slopes:7

Lifts (Total: 8)

Vertical drop
Argentière – Les Grands Montets Vertical drop
Highest Point: 10745 ft
Vertical drop: 6637 ft
Base Point: 4108 ft

Areas
Snowparks:1
Country: France
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Reviews for Argentière – Les Grands Montets

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Gunta
10/01/2012
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Certainly the place to live in the Chamonix Valley. Grand Montets is where you want to go first and then Argentine's gold. Cozy town around the gondol... Read more (92 words)
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11/02/2009
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I think it was a good ski resort in general but it is enough if you do not want to go anywhere in the chamonix valley. There is snow only ice-cold at ... Read more (60 words)
Mattesjodahl
10/02/2009
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I was in Argentiere for the second time v. 12 this year. When we came down it was dumped 70-80 cm. We had a whole week with our own tracks. Sick! The ... Read more (192 words)
vegardk
07/10/2007
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Surprisingly good place, 8 km outside Chamonix. Located at the foot of Les Grand Montets, which is one of the absolute finest mountains I've ever been... Read more (281 words)

Most popular photo

Rider: Hela gruppen! Photo: Mats Näslund

Trail map

Trail map Argentière – Les Grands Montets

Nearby ski resorts

Le Tour-Vallorcine3.7 miles
Chamonix5 miles
La Fouly - Val Ferret8.7 miles
Sixt8.7 miles
Les Houches9.3 miles
Champex-Lac9.9 miles
Les Marécottes - Salvan9.9 miles
Flaine11.8 miles

Airports near Argentière – Les Grands Montets

Genève Aéroport
Driving time: 1 hour, 22 minutes (70 miles)
Distance: 43 miles
Chambery Airport
Driving time: 1 hour, 41 minutes (95 miles)
Distance: 55 miles
Torino Airport
Driving time: 2 hours, 14 minutes (113 miles)
Distance: 64 miles
Lyon–Saint Exupéry Airport
Driving time: 2 hours, 19 minutes (143 miles)
Distance: 90 miles
Grenoble Alpes-Isère Airport
Driving time: 2 hours, 24 minutes (145 miles)
Distance: 88 miles
Milano-Malpensa Airport
Driving time: 3 hours (152 miles)
Distance: 90 miles