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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
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
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
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
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
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
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