TYPES OF CHAMONIX LIFT PASS - CHAMONIX SKI AREAS
There are two main types of 'Chamonix Ski Area' passes: the Mont-Blanc Unlimited (MBU), which gives you access to the widest range of ski areas possible in the area that being all the lifts and ski areas of the Chamonix valley as well as some neighbouring resorts and highest lifts. The MBU pass gives you unlimited descents from Chamonix's highest lifts namely the world famous L'Aiguille du Midi Cable Car (with peerless views to Mont Blanc and the alps in every direction and the top cable car at Les Grand Montets which gives you access to the terrain of the Argentiere glacier. Please be safe though and always hire a mountain guide when you intend to ski off piste and/or on any of the glaciers.
The local pass is called the Chamonix Le Pass (CLP) and is restricted from the highest lifts and Les Houches. It is well suited to beginners/intermediates and short breaks.
The most popular ski passes are the 6 day Mont Blanc Unlimited ones, which are suitable for most visitors to Chamonix. Please check the area validity before booking your passes to confirm which Chamonix Lift Passes are suitable for everyone in your party. In short the MBU covers all the ski areas of the Chamonix valley with some additional skiing possibilities in Megeve (Evasion Mont Blanc), Courmayeur and Verbier (subject to change). The CLP does not include Les Houches and the extra destinations or L'Aiguille du Midi and there are various other options to consider.
When buying your ski pass the lift company offers an insurance option which covers the risks associated with winter sports as follows:
- Rescue and evacuation (search and rescue costs)
- Ski pass reimbursement (and ski lessons if unused) & offers additional benefits
Insurance E-Gloo has been created by the Mont Blanc Ski Regional Committee in collaboration with the Gritchen Affinity and Mondial Assistance. This is not a full medical insurance cover. Please make sure you travel with adequate medical and travel insurance relevant to you specific needs.
The rates are for ALL SKI "first aid" (short stay) €3 per day for 1 to 6 day passes or €21 for 7-9 days (long stay).
LIFT PASS REFUND GUARANTEE CANCELLATION OPTION
Chamonix lift passes Lift passes are not transferable and cannot be cancelled once used for any day of validity period of the pass. For peace of mind, Chamonix Ski Passes offers a money back option for any unused purchase for an additional EUR10.00 per pass. If you wish to cancel your pass for any reason, we will refund your pass purchase price (excluding the Refund Guarantee fee). The refund will be credited via your payment method subject to PayPal cancellation charges if applicable.Call the office for Summer Lift Passes
POPULAR LIFT PASSES TO BUY
CALL the Chamonix Lift Pass Team:
+44 (0) 845 460 0606
to order passes or discuss your lift passes
NO QUEUING | FREE DELIVERY | DISCOUNTS | REFUND OPTION | CANCELLATION OPTION
Buying your Chamonix litt passes in advance of your holiday completely makes sense. Firstly you don't have worry about queuing to buy them over the counter or figuruing out how much cash you need for your holiday, but also you will have the passes delivered to you in time for your first day of skiing in Chamonix. We also drop off ski maps and Chamonix local guides to ensure you have all the information you need to ski in Chamonix and the domains included with each Chamonix lift pass type. We give you the best prices we can get given the sometimes complicated schedule that the lift company publishes and changes. We cannot though change the prices once you have purchased your Chamonix pass with us. We also have a lot of local knowledge about the ski areas and the associated safe places to ski. We advise you book a guide for any off piste skiing and always have a full avalance pack (transciever, shovel, probe) as well as the appropriate training to reduce the risks typical of high mountain off piste terrain.
For the most extensive skiing during your holiday you might want to buy the Mont Blanc Unlimited Chamonix Lift Pass. This pass gives access to the ski areas of Courmayeur, Verbier (one half price day pass per week), Megeve and St Gervais/Les Contamines. This lift pass give you more than enough skiing and variety for any level of skier. Even for the beginner skier its a good idea to take the excursion to see the view from the L'Aiguille du Midi cable car on a sunny day and even a day trip to the other resorts. Chamonix Lift Passes do offer the different options though particularly if you are wishing to minimise the costs of your holiday! Either way do give us a call to discuss your requirements, experience and objectives for your holiday in Chamonix. As they say around here, "have lift pass, will travel..."
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