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Congratulations to Lizzy Yarnold

Congratulations to Lizzy Yarnold for her gold medal win in the Skeleton at Sochi. She was almost a second ahead of her closest rival!

Jenny Jones Wins First Snow Medal for Slopestyle

Jenny Jones from Bristol has just claimed the UK’s first Olympic snow medal in Slopestyle at Sochi!! It was real nail biting stuff.  Jenny went 2nd on the 2nd run & after what seemed like an age whilst the judges deliberating over the score, went into the lead. She then had a nerve racking wait […]

Easyjet Sale

Easyjet are currently offering  25% off 200, 000 seats. This is for travel between 5 November 2013 and 31 March 2014. Geneva is the closest airport to Chamonix & it takes just over an hour to drive from Geneva airport to Chamonix. Easyjet have regular winter flights to Geneva For details of their sale, see the […]

Ski & Snowboard Show in Manchester & London

The 2013/14 ski season in Chamonix will soon be here! At the end of October the Ski & Snowboard show is on in Manchester from 25th October & the  Ski & Snowboard show is on in London from 30th October

Tour de France

We’re watching the Tour de France & loving it already. The 2 closest stages to Chamonix are stages 19 & 20. Check out all the stages on the official Tour de France website   TOUR DE FRANCE 2013 Running from Saturday June 29th to Sunday July 21th 2013, the 100th Tour de France will be made up of […]

Easyjet Sale – up to 20% off flights

Last day of the Easyjet sale for flights between 5 Dec & 27 Feb. Grab a cheap flight to Geneva & some early snow in Chamonix. The week of the 8th December is still available at Chalet La Moraine for an early ski holiday

Mont Blanc Marathon on This Weekend in Chamonix

The Mont Blanc Marathon is being held over this weekend in the Chamonix valley. Starting today & finishing on Sunday, the athletes get to take in some  of the most  breathtaking alpine scenery as well as trail running at altitude. It’s a gruelling event but beautiful at the same time.

EasyJet have just released their flights for 2012/13 Ski Season

EasyJet have just released their flights for the 2012/13 ski season. Flights are now available up until the end of February 2013. EasyJet flights to Geneva, the closest airport to Chamonix, start at under £30 each way (before any extras) so now is a great time to book up the cheap flights for popular weeks […]

The Outdoors Show is on ExCeL London 12 – 15 Jan

The Outdoors Show is on at EXCEL London from 12 – 15 January. The show is all about Walking, Hiking, Biking & everything else for the great outdoors. Chamonix is great for outdoor pursuits year round. In the spring, summer & autumn the emphasis switches from skiing to hiking & mountain biking trails as well […]

Ski Sunday is Back – The Ski Season is in full swing!

You can tell that the Ski Season is in full swing when Ski Sunday hits the screens. Sunday’s was a classic with footage of the exciting young Austrian Marcel Hirscher (he’s only 22) winning his 2nd & 3rd races in a row at Adelboden, Switzerland. Jenny Jones talking about her snowboarding career & Chemmy getting […]