Latest Chamonix Stories

2013-08-13 23:28:20

Americana Manhasset debuts its full color 64-page Fall/Winter Book, "La Vie à Chamonix" starring top runway and editorial models Fei Fei Sun and Simon Nessman. Manhasset,

2013-05-02 23:28:13

Navori QL Digital Signage software was chosen to power the communications scenario of Compagnie du Mont Blanc (CMB) for the French Chamonix Mont Blanc area. Laussane,

2010-10-04 06:48:00

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2009-05-30 12:42:35

French snowboarder Karine Ruby, who won a gold medal at the 1998 Winter Olympics, and a companion died in a climbing accident, authorities say. Capt.

2006-03-23 08:15:00

Times are hard for the world's highest ski resort, a dizzy 17,388 feet (5,300 metres) above sea level in the Bolivian Andes. Its glacier is melting so fast synthetic snow is seen as the only way to save it.

2006-02-04 08:04:46

CHAMONIX, France (Reuters) - A men's Alpine skiing World Cup downhill was called off because of thick fog in this French Alps resort, organizers said on Saturday. The start, originally scheduled for 1000 GMT, was put back several times.

2006-02-03 11:40:25

CHAMONIX, France (Reuters) - Bode Miller has described the Olympic Games in Turin as a 'vacation' compared to the hectic pace of the World Cup schedule. The overall World Cup champion clinched third place in a super-combined race in Chamonix on Friday.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.