Chamonix Sentence Examples
On the north is the valley of Chamonix, and on the east the head of the valley of Aosta.
The first ascent was made in 1786 by two Chamonix men, Jacques Balmat and Dr Michel Paccard, and the second in 1787 by Balmat with two local men.
The ascent from Chamonix is now frequently made in summer (rarely in winter also), but, owing to the great height of the mountain, the view is unsatisfactory, though very extensive (Lyons is visible).
In the main chain the two longest are both 94 m., the Mer de Glace at Chamonix and the Gorner at Zermatt.
It will be observed from this table that it is not often that a greater slope of snow-covered mountain side is observable in the Himalaya than that which is afforded by the familiar view of Mont Blanc from Chamonix.
Plus self catering ski chalets in Chamonix in the Alps.
Mecca for outdoors enthusiasts, Chamonix is the ideal place to explore for history lovers too.
Downtown Chamonix, with Mont-Blanc towering in the distance.
The company offers adventure travel ski clinics in all parts of the globe, including Chamonix and Val D'Iserre France, helicopter skiing in Valdez, Alaska, summer skiing in Portillo or Valle Nevado, Chile and powder skiing in Switzerland.
Chamonix is located in eastern France at the foot of Mt. Blanc, the highest mountain in Europe.Advertisement
Once a sleeping mountain village, Chamonix plays host to over 5 million visitors each year.
The earliest mention of the Chamonix Valley was in the 11th century when it became home to a large Benedictine abbey.
The modern age of tourism for the valley began early in the 20th century when Chamonix hosted the first Winter Olympic Games in 1924.
Chamonix draws winter - and summer - sports lovers from all over the world.
In addition to the outdoor attractions, Chamonix offers visitors a number of non-sporting attractions.Advertisement
The Chamonix Valley encompasses six separate ski areas.
Chamonix is located in the heart of the French Alps, just over the border from Switzerland and Italy.
Visitors can fly into the small airport at Chamonix or one of the nearby international airports at Geneva Switzerland (52 miles away), Turin Italy (132 miles), or Lyon France (102 miles).
Accommodations in Chamonix vary from small bed and breakfast hotels to luxury resorts.
Ladies get to have the Chamonix collection, which features a nice assortment of watches sporting leather straps and diamonds.Advertisement
The sparkling, shimmering glow from a Bulova Accutron Chamonix is all a women needs to brighten up her wardrobe as well as her day.
Available in a variety of styles, every women would do well to wear a Chamonix.