The Aiguille du Midi is the starting point for the world’s longest and most famous off-piste ski descent, the Vallée Blanche.
And, incredibly, you do not have to be a particularly experienced mountaineer to do it.
The epic glacial ski route is 17kms long. It takes you from an altitude of 3841m all the way back to Chamonix at 1048m through the most awe-inspiring scenery. To reach the Aiguille du Midi you are whisked up the mountain in two stunning gondola rides, the first of which goes from a lift station in town, just a few hundred metres from our chalets The Castle and Belle Cachette.