Mont-Blanc's ski areas are open from December to May, subject to snow conditions.
They extend over 4 main slopes: Brévent/Flégère, offering south-facing slopes and exceptional views of the Mont-Blanc chain, the Grands Montets, high altitude north-facing slopes which dominate the village of Argentière and the Balme area, wide open slopes at the top of the Chamonix valley, bordering on Switzerland. The sister resort of Les Houches lies at the opposite end of the valley and is accessible with the Mont-Blanc Unlimited ski pass.
Chamonix also offers 4 smaller valley ski areas, ideal for children, beginners, or for experimenting new snowriding techniques: Les Planards, Le Savoy, La Vormaine and Les Chosalets.
Mont-Blanc massif is also :
-The Vallée Blanche: a famous off-piste ski itinerary of 20kms on glacier, and many famous or less known off-pistes itineraries (special high mountain equipment and a professional mountain guide are recommended).
-182 km of slopes for all levels and 38.000m of total cumulative vertical drop (Mont-Blanc Unlimited zone).