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Beam Me Up Scotty ...

With the Aiguille Du Midi cable car closed for repairs and the Tramway Du Mont Blanc not running... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
MountainGoatSydney
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Cape Town, South Africa
From Grands Montes to Petite Verte peak.

Nice view point in this he summer or winter. On the top of the lift is terrace with view on Mont... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
RolandNavratil
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Trnava, Slovakia
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5 Jul 2018
“Beam Me Up Scotty ...”
2 Sep 2018
“From Grands Montes to Petite Verte peak.”
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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Nice view point in this he summer or winter. On the top of the lift is terrace with view on Mont Blanc. We climbed up to Petite Verte peak which is beautiful climb. I recommend to do it with guide.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RolandNavratil
Reviewed 5 July 2018

With the Aiguille Du Midi cable car closed for repairs and the Tramway Du Mont Blanc not running yet, the Teleferique des Grands Montets resumed service earlier than scheduled and was the only option to access alpine routes on the French side easily this June....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MountainGoatSydney
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I have used this uplift a few times. Last week we went up for the Freeride event and the whole thing was organised excellently. The staff were friendly and the lift efficient.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Mark G
Reviewed 21 October 2016

See my review of Le Grand Montet. 2 chairs take you to close to 10,000 ft. Coming down, walk to the Argentiere glacier. Going on to the top of the glacier was more than worth it. A dicey trail on which good boots are suggested,...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Stewart2013
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We took the gondola all the way to the top which was great. Great views of the glacier up top. Took the gondola back to the mid mountain and hung out there had some food some drinks and just enjoyed the sunshine. Took the hike...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Popoki63
Reviewed 8 July 2015

The cable car Grands Montets rewards the visitor with impressive views, particularly with the view of Argentiere glacier. You can also get to see the peak of Mont Dolent where France, Italy and Switzerland meet. You can also do some hiking to approach the glacier...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank TheGlacierist
Reviewed 23 June 2015

The Telepherique rises to the top of the Aiguille des Grands Montets (3,295 m) which is part of the Mont Blanc massif and rises abruptly over the Argentiere glacier. The view at the top is unbeatable: even better than the Pic du Midi, minus the...More

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank Wanderpaths
Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

Once upon a time... Les Grands Montets were a magical ski place, where pistes - and off-pistes ! - were just above all the touristy other resorts. Today, there is routinely 1h of queue to go to the top. If you can get the special...More

Thank Barono74
Reviewed 16 September 2014

Chamonix is a cute town, but over-the-top touristy to the extent that the authenticity has been trodden out. The Telepherique is only OK and not worth the money during the summer on a rainy day. Winter skiing is totally different, but don't go out of...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Rolfe H
Reviewed 4 September 2012

Very nice ride and great views on Grande Montest and many summits, strongly recommend to visit. And Grands Montets is the best place for skiing in Chamonix valley, so a must for me.

Date of experience: February 2012
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