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Ski Lift Opening Dates in Chamonix

Discover the latest Chamonix lift opening & closing dates


About Chamonix ski lift opening dates

The extensive lift network in Chamonix is open both in summer and winter. For the 2018/19 winter season, snow cover permitting, the ski area is scheduled to open

15th December 2018 - 5th May 2019

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Main Ski Areas
Grands Montets December 15th May 5th
(closed on May 2nd-3rd)
Domaine de Balme (Le Tour) December 22nd April 22nd
Vallorcine December 22nd April 14th
Brévent December 15th April 22nd
Flégère December 15th April 14th
Les Houches December 15th April 14th
Beginner Ski Areas
Les Planards Luge: December 22nd
Ski area: December 15th
May 1st
Le Savoy December 15th April 14th
La Vormaine December 22nd April 22nd
Les Chosalets December 22nd March 23rd
Le Tourchet January 12th March 10th
La Poya December 22nd April 14th
Sights & Attractions
Aiguille du Midi End of December 2018 Every day
Step into the Void End of December 2018 Every day
Montenvers Train &
Mer de Glace / Ice Cave
November 5th
(Télécabine & ice cave opening December 15th) 
Every day
Tramway du
Mont Blanc
December 22nd
(Annual maintenance closure 
August 27th to December 21st) 
March 31st
Closed in winter Closed in winter
Les Bossons Closed in winter Closed in winter

All lift dates and times are subject to change due to adverse weather and events. Keep an eye on live lift status and visit our maps page to find the location of all the pistes. 

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Read more about the ski lift system in Chamonix and find out more about the variety of winter activities you can do on your visit.