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Skiing & ski rental in Chamonix

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© Aiguille du Midi OT Chamonix / S. Abrial

Chamonix: the birthplace of alpine skiing

Your go-to place for legendary skiing experiences

Skiing in Chamonix is the stuff of legend – and rightly so. After all, the famous ski resort in the shadow of Mont Blanc is regularly rated among the world’s best ski resorts. What’s more, it is considered the birthplace of alpine skiing because it hosted the first ever Winter Olympics in 1924.

The ski area encompasses the five mountains of Grands Montets, L'Aiguille du Midi, Le Brévent, La Flégère and Le Tour and spans across six separate ski resorts

The legendary ski resort is particularly popular with extreme skiers and powder heads as it boasts perfect opportunities for pushing your limits. Steep runs, deep crevasses, mind-blowing clifftops and caves: Chamonix is every freerider’s dream come true!

But rest assured: Chamonix also offers plenty of opportunities if you’re not into extreme skiing. Why not ask our RENTertainers on site for the resort’s best spots for mid-level skiers, first-timers or families? They’re sure to know the answers – and have the perfect rental equipment to go with it!

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Your INTERSPORT Rent shops in Chamonix

Your ski equipment doesn’t fit into your car? You don’t want to worry about airline restrictions for bringing your sports equipment? We have a solution for your problem: our professional INTERSPORT Rent shops in Chamonix!

They provide you with all the equipment you need, from latest-generation skis or snowboards to boots and helmets. Choose from a variety of top brands and pick your favourites – online or right at the skis resort. Ski holidays don’t get any more convenient than with INTERSPORT Rent!

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Skiing in Chamonix

More about the ski resort

Chamonix is known as one of Europe’s most diverse ski resorts. Whether you’re a skier or snowboarder, beginner or advanced rider, freerider or freestyler – there’s something for every mountain lover in the French ski resort.

Chamonix is also popular with families, offering four charming children’s areas at Les Planards, Les Chosalets, Le Savoy and La Vormaine.

© Office de Tourisme Vallée de Chamonix / Morgane Raylat

Chamonix in a nutshell:

  • 170 km of slopes
  • 42 km of cross-country runs
  • 61 cable cars and lifts
  • 1 terrain park
  • 80+ restaurants and bars

Your next ski holiday is taking you to Chamonix? To plan your stay in more detail, we recommend visiting the ski resort’s official website at

Skiing in Chamonix is right for you if …

… you’re looking for a ski resort that’s steeped in history.

… you always wanted to swoosh down the slopes in the cradle of alpine skiing.

… you’re into freeriding and can’t wait to explore Chamonix’s famous backcountry.

… you love extreme skiing and the rugged mountain world of the French Alps.

© Office de Tourisme Vallée de Chamonix / Morgane Raylat


Our RENTertainers recommend

You’re looking for a thrill to spice up your stay in Chamonix? Then you should consider tackling the famous Vallée Blanche! The 20-kilometre descent is the world’s longest and most famous off-piste run. Boasting 2,800 vertical metres, the run has several variants, including the Normal Valley, the Petit Envers du Plan and the Grand Envers du Plan.

Safety first: Keep in mind that the Vallée Blanche is only suitable for experienced skiers! Ideally, you should tackle the notorious run only together with an experienced mountain guide.

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