Skiing starts on Saturday 13 Dec in Chamonix

The Chamonix lift company Compagnie du Mont Blanc (CMB) announced yesterday that they plan to get Les Grands Montets open this weekend - given the weather Gods and a bit of luck are on their side.

The full statement:

"After a few centimeters of fresh snow and lower temperatures, since this morning, our Grand Montets team are challenged to open partially the ski area for the weekend.

If the temperatures allow us to make artificial snow, we are pleased to confirm you that from Thursday afternoon the winter season will finally begin in Chamonix valley with a partial opening of the Grands Montets ski area.

This opening will be followed by putting into service the new plan joran gondola a week early ! The argentière-Lognan téléphérique will be also open, with a new look ! We propose you to test your new gear on the bochard and marmottons slopes."

Source: GDW

Published on: 10 Dec 00:00