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Vallee Blanche

Chamonix, France
+33 4 50 53 23 33
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A beautiful ski area in the Chamonix Valley.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Chamonix, France
+33 4 50 53 23 33
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Reviewed 12 July 2013

We visited in a June and took the cogwheel train to explore the glacier and ice tube. The cogwheel train is located about a 10 minute walk from the Aiguille de Midi lift. (When leaving the station, turn right and start walking up the road....More

1  Thank cvkevents
Reviewed 11 July 2013

I visted the Mer de Glace around 15 years ago and was amazed to see who much of the glacier had melted in this time. We took the small train fom Montenvers (chamonix) and still the clean air and summer view of the glacier is...More

Thank heirfister72
Reviewed 15 June 2013

This is one of the most dramatic view of a glacier you can have. But this is quickly disappearing as the ice is melting at an alarming pace. The view over the valley and its amazing glacier will remain an unforgettable moment for ever!

2  Thank Christmate11
Reviewed 15 June 2013 via mobile

We did a glacier hike from l'aiguille de midi to the vallee Blanche. We were initially meant to go all the way across to the Italian border in the mountains but the wind was a bit too high for the cable car to operate between...More

Thank Missmiss4444
Reviewed 12 May 2013

Took the little mountain train to Montenvers and then the cable car down to a man made cave / gallery cut into the glacier. The Vallée Blanche is a mountain region which covers an entire vallée and the "Sea of Ice" (glacier coming down the...More

Thank Patrick2300dk
Reviewed 8 May 2013

Stunning! We went on a beautiful sunny day after lots of fresh snow had fallen, so conditions were perfect. As a result, the mountain was teeming with people. subject to your ability I suggest you either choose to go really early or really late to...More

Thank EIDH
Reviewed 30 April 2013

A great way to spend a day. Cable car to the top, across the short arête and a great days skiing back to Chamonix.

Thank Stuart W
Reviewed 12 April 2013

Don't expect a breathtaking skiing experience, unless this is your first off-piste run in big mountains. Almost all of it is quite flat, with a few steeper sections challenging lower intermediates. The traverse down from the top can be scary if you have issues with...More

Thank wind_n_water_01
Reviewed 12 April 2013

Yes, it's scenic. Yes, it's not everywhere that you can ski from 3800 meters. Seriously- it remains a tourist trap. At best a red run, with endless flat traverses. 1500 people ski this route per day, you can easily shadow a group with a guide...More

1  Thank f200918
Reviewed 12 April 2013

The views and snow was amazing!!!!!! Bit on the flatside in the middle for a boarder, but still well worth it!

Thank DanielSwa
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Response from Bhoddisattva | Reviewed this property |
Les Houches is not in the central Chamonix area - the free bus service will get you to the central town of Chamonix itself and to the other ski areas - but if I had the choice I'd stay in Chamonix itself. Yes it will be more... More