News on Chamonix

Freeride World Tour Announces Events for 2015

Freeride World Tour Announces Events for 2015

Wed 09 April 14, Chamonix, France

The SWATCH FREERIDE WORLD TOUR BY THE NORTH FACE® (FWT) is entering a new exciting phase in 2015, with a comprehensive calendar including two great new venues officially announced.

Dream Event for the Juniors in Chamonix!

Dream Event for the Juniors in Chamonix!

Mon 27 January 14, Chamonix, France

What a show! The best competition of the four years of existing Junior events, according to race director Cyril Neri.

Badoux and Yates win Chamonix FWT!

Badoux and Yates win Chamonix FWT!

Sun 26 January 14, Chamonix, France

TODAY THE BEST SKIERS AND SNOWBOARDERS MET FOR THE SECOND STAGE OF THE SWATCH FREERIDE WORLD TOUR BY THE NORTH FACE!

FWT 1st Victory for Snowboarder Aurélien Routens

FWT 1st Victory for Snowboarder Aurélien Routens

Sat 26 January 13, Chamonix, France

At the second stop of the SWATCH FWT TOUR 2013 the international field of elite athletes threw down a spectacular show on the Tête d'Arp!

British Legend James Stentiford, takes on the FWT

British Legend James Stentiford, takes on the FWT

Tue 17 January 12, Chamonix, France

Big mountain legend and Quiksilver snowboarder James Stentiford killed it on the Freeride World Tour last year.

Xavier de Le Rue wins Freeride Tour 1st Stage

Xavier de Le Rue wins Freeride Tour 1st Stage

Sun 23 January 11, Chamonix, France

The Frenchman starts off where he finished last season, and takes the Nissan Freeride de Chamonix in the first stage of the Freeride World Tour 2011

James Stentiford comes 3rd in Chamonix FWT

James Stentiford comes 3rd in Chamonix FWT

Mon 01 February 10, Chamonix, France

The only Briton on the line up, James Stentiford, had a very fluid and fast run, with full control down the icy part of the face, giving him the third place of the podium

Christmas snowfall in Europe

Christmas snowfall in Europe

Fri 01 January 10, Chamonix, France

It's been a good snowy Christmas in France. Even if the temperatures last week were higher, the French mountains have still received good snowfall. Chamonix has topped Europe’s snowfall tally for the past seven days with a 103cm (3.5 feet) accumulation.

Freeride de Chamonix results

Freeride de Chamonix results

Tue 17 February 09, Chamonix, France

Everything was in place for the amazing show: sunshine, low temperatures, cold snow, a spot loved by the locals, the ‘Hôtel du Brévent’ – 400 vertical meters on a steep slope facing east – and 92 riders anxious to reveal their talent taking on the face!

Big Mountain Pro, Chamonix day 1-3

Big Mountain Pro, Chamonix day 1-3

Wed 27 February 08, Chamonix, France

No fresh snow, and things aren't going exactly as planned but the riders are making the best of conditions as they trek across the alps in the latest leg of the Big Mountain Pro

Watch Big Mountain Pro, Chamonix - LIVE

Watch Big Mountain Pro, Chamonix - LIVE

Mon 25 February 08, Chamonix, France

Watch the event as in unfolds this week on this website. Coverage starts daily at 4pm CET/3pm GMT