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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 network of Chamonix lifts are open both in summer and winter. Find out winter opening dates and timetables of the Chamonix lifts to help you plan your holiday.

Snow cover permitting, the Chamonix ski area should be open from

16th December 2017 to 1st May 2018

Main Ski Areas
Grands Montets Partial opening:
W/ends in November & from 8th Dec
Full opening:
23rd December 
Partial closing:
End of April
Full closing:
1st May 
Timetable
Domaine de Balme (Le Tour) 9th December ​ 15th April
Timetable
Vallorcine 9th December  15th April
Timetable
Brevent & Planpraz Partial opening:
9th December
Full opening:
16th December
22nd April
Timetable
Flegere Partial opening:
9th December
Full opening:
16th December
22nd April
Timetable
Les Houches Partial opening:
Third weekend of November
Full opening:
23rd December
17th April
Timetable
Beginner Ski Areas
Les Planards Luge: TBC
Ski area: TBC
Full opening: TBC
Luge: 1st May
Ski Area: TBC
Timetable
Le Savoy 16th December 9th April
La Vormaine 16th December 19th March
Les Chosalets 16th December 19th March
Le Tourchet 16th December 19th March
Le Poya 16th December 31st March
Sights & Attractions
Aiguille du Midi 16th December
(Annual maintenance closure
6th November to 15th December) 
Every day
Timetable
Step into the Void 16th December
(Annual maintenance closure 
6th November to 15th December) 
Every day
Timetable
Montenvers Train &
Mer de Glace / Ice Cave
23rd December Every day
Timetable
Tramway du
Mont Blanc
16th December 2nd April
Timetable
Panoramique
Mont-Blanc
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. 

How to get passes

Find this year's Ski Lift Pass Prices and a guide on which ski passes to buy

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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. 

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