Rhône-Alpes Sports & Outdoors

  • View of the Mont Blanc massif from Bel Lachat
    View of the Mont Blanc massif from Bel...
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  • View of the Bionnassy glacier off Mont Blanc
    View of the Bionnassy glacier off Mont...
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  • The river Arve in Chamonix
    The river Arve in Chamonix
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Rhône-Alpes Sports & Outdoors

  • Skiing Snowboarding

    Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Sports & Outdoors

    For some people Chamonix may be considered a "not good station" for skiing, for some others, it's fabulous. Why those conflicting opinions ? It depends about how you want your ski holidays : - if you want to go directly fro your hotel to the slopes, to have an unique ski pass for the complete resort, not to have to walk or to take the bus, to be...

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  • Hiking

    Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Sports & Outdoors

    Hikers who look for easy or medium-difficulty routes can find a good choice of paths, either starting from the valley or from the cable car stations at mid-height on the mountains, such as the Lognan (altitude 1972 mwtres), Flégère (m. 1877), Planpraz (2000) or Plan de l’Aiguille (2317). It is advisable to have a good map of the footpaths, such as...

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  • Rock Climbing & Mountaineering

    Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Sports & Outdoors

    Lots of different possibilities: hire a guide for one or more days, or have a basic training first. "Getting acclimatised before starting" is also here a golden rule. All info at the "Maison de la Montagne", just next to the Tourism Office.

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  • River Rafting / Body Surfing

    Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Sports & Outdoors

    Chamonix Aventures is a rafting station, but not only that. In fact with them you can do also hydrospeed and canyoning. They can provide also rafting and hydrospeed trips for absolute beginners and arrange activities for children. Those who are interested in canyoning only can find experts at OXO CANYONING.

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  • Paragliding

    Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Sports & Outdoors

    Special because I was terrified of heights and to run off the side of a mountain was just unthinkable, but I did it. Wow what an experience, I was really scared but 5 mins into the flight I felt a calm come over me as we floated over the town, my pilot was brilliant....I kissed her when we landed as I was so pleased to have survived it. Trainers is...

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  • Endurance Trail Running

    Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Sports & Outdoors

    Lately I have been getting into Endurance Running. If you are interested in this sport, Chamonix has 2 great races for you. First in Spring there is the Marathon du Mont Blanc which is a mountain marathon with 2240 meters of uphill, run largely on trails (and only half that of downhill - it's a mostly uphill marathon). Secondly in late summer...

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  • Winter Sports

    The French Alps have some of the most thrilling & exciting skiing in the world. The most popular area is called Espace Killy. Some Espace killy facts300km of slopesGreen runs : 20Blue runs : 60Red runs : 35Black runs : 16Cross country trails : 44 km2 snowparks2 glaciersSki lifts : 9010 free ski liftsAn area within Espace Killy is the Three Valleys...

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  • Ardeche Activities

    The Ardeche is a very popular area for kyaking & canoing, there are dozens of water sport schools and hire centres dotted along the river shores. 62 km of the 120km Ardeche River is navigatable, with 20 sets of rapids along the way to get your heart pumping. The schools were not open when we visited, but we do plan to return & have a go one day. In...

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  • Skii

    If you are searching for a best place for skii you will never foundRhone-Alpes Region is your place for thatand Alpes are the best mountains for the skii in the winter time when the snow is good for that.

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