The Grands Montets ski area has legendary status. Situated between 1,235 and 3,300 metres above sea level, this mountain jewel offers ski enthusiasts an infinite number of ski pistes with impressive gradients. Whether with family or friends, the Grand Montets ski area, near Chamonix, promises thrills in summer as well as winter.
Discover in this article the different activities you can enjoy in this magical place at the heart of the. mountains’ natural beauty.
Skiing at the top of Europe
The Grands Montets ski area, which is easily accessible from Chamonix, is spread over three mountain sides. You can ski from one side of the mountain to the other, off-piste or on one of the many marked pistes. The Grands Montets ski area includes the Argentière glacier, Lognan and La Pendant.
So whether you are a beginner or an experienced skier, you are sure to find something that suits you! For example, thrill-seekers can go up to the highest point of the Grands Montets ski area and try the Point de Vue pistes, on the Rognons glacier. In addition to the breathtaking views, the high altitude offers a calm and relaxing atmosphere.
The winter season at Les Grands Montets ski area is from 8 December to 1 May.
Finally, if you are a freestyle enthusiast, the Lognan ski area is for you! A snowpark and a boardercross area are available for you to enjoy.
Another way to discover the mountains
The Grands Montets area reveals its treasures under the Alpine sun, as it is also accessible in summer. This way, you can put on your hiking boots and explore this magnificent natural setting. From Chamonix, take a cable car that lands you in Lognan. From there, a multitude of hiking routes await you, depending on your level.
And so that you can finish your stay in the Grands Montets area with incredible memories, don’t leave before getting up close and personal with Europe’s largest glaciers.
In summer, the hiking areas are open from 16 June to 9 September, subject to favourable weather conditions.
Stay in a 4-star hotel in Chamonix
In summer or in winter, you can access the Grands Montets ski area from Le Morgane hotel in Chamonix. Nestled in the heart of Chamonix, this cosy, warm and stylish hotel is at the crossroads of the Grands Montets, Brévent-Flégère and Balme Vallorcine ski areas. It is the perfect place to diversify your outings and excursions. Indeed, this prime location offers you the possibility to discover not only the whole of the Grands Montets area, but also the sumptuous landscapes of the other resorts.
The warmth and elegance of the Morgane Hôtel Chamonix allows you to escape to your bubble, which can be very welcome after a day of skiing or hiking.
Calm and serenity are the order of the day at Le Morgane Hotel. Lovers can enjoy a romantic evening in the hotel’s spa, which includes a starry sky hammam, a sauna and a jacuzzi.
For deep relaxation and complete fitness, you can indulge in a massage, facial or body treatment.
Do not hesitate to contact the Morgane Hotel Chamonix team to book your room at the foot of Mont Blanc.