Winter in Chamonix

Ice Climbing In Chamonix

Winter in the Chamonix valley doesn't have to mean skiing and ice doesn't simply have to be something you put in your cocktail. There is a huge range of ice falls within easy access from the town and varying in difficulty from beginner to experienced. Many guiding companies run courses taking clients over to famous spots such as Cogne in Italy or routes accessed from the Aiguille du Midi such as the Chere Couloir. But you can simply take a day out of your ski schedule to try this growing sport with spots such as the Cremerie in Argentiere handily close to the car park (and café ... )