With rugged beauty, winter sports and après-ski Chamonix has it all. No one is disappointed when they flock to this popular resort. Nestled among some of the highest mountain peaks in the Alps, including the famous Mont Blanc massif (4,810 meters/15,632 feet), there are 145 trails weaving throughout the area adding up to 140 kilometres (87.5 miles) of excitement and fun. The favourite runs here? Le Brevent, Vallée-Blanche, and the Grands Montets. Chamonix is known for its fantastic off-trail skiing and snowboarding opportunities as well, Including the off-trail slopes offering up to 30,000 acres of skiable terrain.