Argentière Chamonix Mt Blanc, France

Snowmaking machines: Yes|Oui
Resort height: 1200m
Highest lift: 3297m
No. of lifts: 10
No. of pistes: 18
Total piste length: 26km
Snow parks: Yes|Oui
Glacier: 1
 
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Argentière - skiing in the shadow of Mont Blanc, all year round

Argentière is considered one of the foremost alpine resorts due to its enviable location at the base of Les Grands Montets - an immense, varied area offering an array of pistes and vast powder fields of off piste in the winter and a universe of extraordinary beauty in the summer.

The village is 7km above Chamonix town, nestled below the infamous Drus and Aiguille Verte and between the Mer de Glace and Glacier d'Argentière.

We currently have 1 chalet available in this resort. View chalet results.

Skiing & Boarding In Argentière

From December to May, the high altitude and aspect make for exceptional, cold powder even in late April when most of the supposed winter sports crowd have packed away their skis and boards for the following year! Major pistes - blue, red and black, freeriding, high-mountain or off-piste routes, moguls, secret combes and couloirs accessible to all make up this unique setting coveted by all who have a passion for skiing and all who love the high mountains.

The area is certainly the most challenging in the Chamonix Valley but we should not let its reputation get ahead of us. There is a great variety in Argentière from the nursery slopes of Les Chosalets, the wide blues of Marmottons and Arolles, the stunning Bochard red through to the immense Point de Vue black from the very top of Grands Montets. Add to that the natural moguls of la Herse, the combes forming natural board parks and the huge powder bowls of the Glacier, Lognan and Combe de la Pendant.
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plan of the pistes

Après-ski in Argentière

Argentière provides a far more laid back atmosphere than Chamonix itself, but still has the life to generate a character of its own. Several notable (if not infamous!) bars, including the Rusticana, Office and Stone, lead the way with the night time crowd, abley backed up by several quality restaurants...

Argentière Webcam

Thanks to the marvel of the internet you can now see conditions in the resort yourself using the webcam below.
Webcam courtesy of www.chamonet.com
This webcam is provided courtesy of www.chamonet.com

More information on Argentière

For further information about the resort please visit www.chamonix.com , the independent source of information for Chamonix.
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Chamonix Accommodation Rentals

At Mountain Base, we have one of the largest ranges of Chamonix holiday apartments and Chamonix holiday chalets to rent in the Chamonix Valley, from les Houches, through Chamonix itself, to Argentiere and le Tour. All our rental properties are offered as self-catered accommodation, some flexibly and some by the week. The properties are all independently owned and looked after by Mountain Base and our Chamonix resort partners.