Chamonix weekends 
 
Why have a wet weekend in the Lakes? With cheap flights to Geneva and efficient airport transfers, Chamonix is easy for a weekend. You can leave work on Friday eveing and still be in Chamonix before closing time.

The extensive Chamonix Valley cablecar system allows you to get into the mountains fast so you can spend your short visit skiing or climbing rather than walking or skinning. You'll also be able to get a day in the mountains on your last day then be in Geneva for an eveing flight home.

Here are some great weekend routes:

Winter
Off-piste skiing from the Aiguille du Midi or the Grands Montets.
Day tours such as the Col du Passon.
Heliskiing for the go-getters.
Ice climbing on the cascades or in the mountains.

Summer

Multi-pitch granite fun.
Big classics like the Frendo Spur.


It's all within easy reach and much more fun than watching Arsenal lose.
 
    photo © Heidi Smith