By Belinda Buckley @ChamonixStylist The moment you drive through the Mont-Blanc Tunnel from Chamonix to Italy, you can feel the sun of the south-facing Aosta Valley, sense the unmistakable Italianate style and smell the fabulous coffee. Chamonix shares much, including
By Belinda Buckley @ChamonixStylist The world famous mountain resort that is Chamonix Mont-Blanc, sitting at the foot of Western Europe’s highest peak is not only the capital of mountaineering and the birthplace of extreme skiing, it is also a fantastic
By Belinda Buckley @ChamonixStylist Ski touring is the currently the hippest and biggest growth sport in the winter sports arena. Chamonix, being the capital of ski mountaineering, has always led the way in this very off-piste practice, due to the lack
By Belinda Buckley @ChamonixStylist This third week of February is probably as busy as New Year week in Chamonix Mont-Blanc, as most of France, Belgium, Germany and the UK all have school holidays and these days most middle class children
By Belinda Buckley @ChamonixStylist After a four-year absence, the Kandahar international downhill skiing competition is back in Chamonix Mont-Blanc, being held on the La Verte piste in Les Houches next weekend, the 19th and 20th February. And the Chamonix Valley,
By Belinda Buckley @ChamonixStylist The famous Swiss ski resort of Verbier is just over the border at the top of the Chamonix Valley – so close, that you can see it from the top cable car station at Les Grands-Montets.
By Belinda Buckley @ChamonixStylist / Credit Photo : Fabien Stocco / Brotherwood Instruments de glisse As the Freeride World Tour got underway in Andorra last week, with Chamonix hosting the first stage of the French Freeride Qualifiers and preparing for
By Belinda Buckley @ChamonixStylist Argentière, the Chamonix Valley village 10km north and 200m of altitude higher than Chamonix Mont-Blanc and renowned as the ski-bum suburb to the chic capital of mountaineering, is enjoying something of a style revival during these
By Belinda Buckley @ChamonixStylist What could be better for both mind and body, after the over indulgences of the festive season or a hard day’s skiing in the heavy January snows, than swimming in thermal spring waters under the stars?