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Chamonix FAQ

Chamonix - Your Questions Answered

New Snow in Chamonix

 When will it snow in Chamonix?

When is the next forecast snowfall?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm, expected on 17 February.

Find out more :- long-range Snow Forecast

 When did it last snow in Chamonix?

How old is the snow? When was the last reported snowfall?

Our most recent snow report indicates that it last snowed in Chamonix on Monday 6th February 2023 with 1cm of fresh snow falling.

Find out more :- Latest Snow Report for Chamonix

Snow in Chamonix, France

 How much snow is there in Chamonix?

How deep is the snow on the ground?

The last report received from Chamonix gave snow depths of 200cm on the upper slopes and 5cm lower down.

Find out more :- Latest Snow Depths for Chamonix

Skiing in Chamonix, France

 How high is Chamonix?

At what altitude is the ski area and resort?

Chamonix is at 1,040m. There are pistes / trails from 1,040m up to 3,840m above sea level.

Find out more :- Chamonix Facts & Figures

 Where can I stay in Chamonix?

Are there hotels, chalets or apartments to rent in Chamonix?

We know of at least 1429 Hotels, Chalets and Apartments in Chamonix.

Find out more :- Search for Accommodation in Chamonix

 Can I hire skis and boots in Chamonix?

Is ski equipment available to rent in Chamonix?

Yes, you can rent Skis and Boots in Chamonix. What's more, if you book online - in advance - through J2Ski's Ski Hire partners, you can save up to 50% on the walk-in price!

Find out more :- Discounted Ski Hire in Chamonix

 Which is the best Airport for Chamonix?

Which airports offer the shortest transfers?

The closest airports to Chamonix are Annecy, Chambery, Geneva, Lyon St-Exupéry and Sion.

Find out more :- Airport Transfer Times to Chamonix

 When does Chamonix open?

When does the ski season start in Chamonix?

Chamonix usually opens early December.

 When does Chamonix close?

When does the ski season end for Chamonix?

Chamonix usually closesLate April.

Please Note

In common with all ski areas, planned opening and closing dates may be changed at any time due to the current snow and operational conditions in Chamonix. You should always check directly with the Tourist Office before making plans to travel.