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Three years in the making, this spectacular, international cable car links France with Italy, from Pointe Helbronner to Courmayeur in the Val d'Aosta...
From the top of Téléphérique de la Flégère a comfortably wide trail leads along the valley's western flank up to turquoise Lac Blanc (literally ‘White Lake’; 2352m) and its breathtaking scenery...
The gondola to Planpraz and connecting cable car to Le Brévent drag you 2.5km above sea level, opening up spectacular views of Mont Blanc and its subordinate peaks.
Between late May and September, you can skim for 50 minutes above unsurpassable Alpine scenery – glaciers and spurs, seracs and shimmering ice fields – in the Télécabine from Aiguille du Midi to Pointe Helbronner (34...
From the top of Télésiège de l'Index (2595m) a gentle 1¼- to two-hour trails leads along the Chamonix valley's western flank to turquoise Lac Blanc (literally ‘White Lake’; 2352m) and its breathtaking scenery.
To reach Le Brévent, at 2525m the highest peak on the western side of the Chamonix Valley, take the Télécabine de Planpraz, 400m west of the tourist office, and then the Téléphérique du Brévent.
Open throughout the year, the Mountain Guides organise activities such as ice climbing, snowshoeing, rock climbing, canyoning and trail running.
Megève’s Bureau des Guides is based here.
West of the city centre. A walking club that organises treks and provides guides.
White-water rafting, canoeing and kayaking take place in the Sesia’s wild rapids from May to September; contact Varallo’s Accadueo Scuola di Sport Fluviali .
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