OT Vallee de Chamonix

Le Brévent Ski Area

Skiing & Boarding In Le Brévent Ski Area

Le Brévent ski area is directly connected to Chamonix centre making it the easiest resort to access for those staying in the town. Linked with La Flégère via the Liaison lift the two areas combined make the largest domain in the Chamonix Valley with a total of 56km of pistes and 18 lifts. Both resorts are renowned for their fabulous views across to the Mont Blanc Massif.

 


Le Brévent has a wide variety of runs to keep all level of skier and snowboarder entertained. For complete beginners and young children there are the Savoy nursery slopes at the bottom of the Plan Praz lift. For those with a little more confidence through to intermediates can test their skills on the cruisy blues and challenging reds accessed from the Parsa and Cornu lifts. For Advanced skiers and snowboarders there are the blacks from the top of Le Brévent cable car and down to the bottom of the Plan Praz lift (snow permitting). As one of the main venues for the Freeride World Tour, Le Brévent also has some excellent off-piste terrain.

Generally the area is open from mid-December through to mid-April. Please check the opening dates for the latest information.

Mountain Restaurants in Le Brévent  

For refreshment on the mountain and a sunny terrace to take in the fabulous panoramic views of the Mont Blanc Massif, Le Brévent offers the following restaurants and cafes:
  • La Bergerie | Traditional French restaurant with Savoyard specialities and a delightful terrace situated at the top of the Plan Praz gondola
  • Le Comptoir | Fast food cafe with hot and cold eat-in or takeaway dishes. The cafe also has a sunny terrace and is situated just below La Bergerie
  • Panoramic | Excellent restaurant with fabulous sunny terrace at the top of the Le Brévent gondola. The view is renowned as one of the best of Mont Blanc in the Chamonix Valley.
  • Altitude 2000 | Traditional French mountain cuisine situated between the top of the Parsa lift and the beginners area

Après-ski in Le Brévent & Chamonix

Chamonix's reputation as one of the liveliest apres-ski resorts in the Alps is justly deserved. With numerous bars, and even its own micro-brewery, you will find somewhere to cover every taste. 

Apres-ski tends to take place at the bottom of the mountain or in Chamonix itself with the exception of events put on for the Chamonix Unlimited Festival.

The closest Apres Ski venue to Le Brévent is the Folie Douce which is on the Savoy nursery slopes and has live music starting around 3pm. For a later apres-ski party venue, you can head to the legendary Chambre Neuf from 6pm. If you prefer a more tranquil apres-ski scene then there are plenty of quiet and cosy meeting spots for a vin chaud and a chat. 

Here are a couple of bars we’d recommend:
  • Bar du Moulin | Sophisticated wine bar often hosting late night DJ sets
  • Bar d’Up | Great value, causal bar with regular happy hours and Sing Star nights
  • Beckett & Wild | Traditional Irish sports pub with a great atmosphere for all the games
  • Beer O’Clock | A place for beer lovers with a wide variety of beers
  • Bighorn | Excellent tailor-made cocktails and a great selection of craft beers
  • Le Chamonix Social Club | Elegant cocktail bar with regular DJ sets
  • Chambre Neuf | The winter Apres Ski bar with live bands from Sunday - Friday.
  • Elevation | French bar popular with mountaineers and extreme sports enthusiasts with a excellent terrace
  • La Maison des Artistes | Wine bar within a jazz music venue for budding artists
  • Point Isabelle | A good place to enjoy a quiet vin chaud or a generous cocktail with friends
  • La Terrasse | Casual bar within an icon building in the centre of Chamonix. Boasts fabulous views of Mont Blanc from its sunny terrace

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Le Brévent Ski Area at a glance

  • Snowmaking machines: Yes
  • Resort height: 2000
  • Highest lift: 2525
  • No. of lifts: 11
  • No. of pistes: 19
  • Total piste length: 30km
  • Snow parks: No
  • Purpose built: No
  • Snow
  • Beginners
  • Intermediates
  • Advanced
  • Snowboarding
  • Off piste
  • Après-ski
  • Non skiers
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