Resources & Links

Mont Blanc Guidebooks & Maps

If you click on any of these images below it will take you a site where you can purchase the guidebook in question.

We have found the best and most comprehensive guide book to be ‘Tour of Mont Blanc – Complete Two-Way Trekking Guide’ by Kev Reynolds.
This book covers the whole gamut of information you may require including information on maps, alternative routes, accommodation information, walkers notes, safety information and a lot more.

Tour of Mont Blanc – Complete Two-Way Trekking Guide
Author: Kev Reynolds
Publisher: Cicerone

Mont BLanc Guide Book image - Cicerone

Other guide books you may find useful:

trailblazer

Trailblazer Guides ‘Tour de Mont Blanc’

Author: Jim Manthorpe

Another great guidebook with many good maps and a good alternative to the Cicerone guide.

Explore the Tour of Mont Blanc
Author: Gareth McCormack
Publisher: Rucksack Readers

Lightweight, waterproof pages Рthis is a highly practical guide to the TMB.

Not as detailed as the other guidebooks but less weight to carry and adequate for following the trail.

Mont Blanc Guide Book image - Rucksack Readers

 

Walking in the ALPS
Publisher: Lonely Planet Publications

Mont Blanc Guide Book image -Lonely Planet Guide

Useful Websites and Links:

Chamonix Weather Forecasts

Get up to date weather forecasts for Chamonix. When walking the Tour de Mont Blanc make sure you are always aware of the weather conditions as inclement weather can be a safety issue.

http://www.chamonix.com/weather,11,en.html

 

Chamonix Accommodation

Whether you are looking for budget or luxury accommodation you will be able to find a variety of options on this site

http://www.chamonix.com/accommodation,19,en.html

 

Refugio Elisabetta

Mountain Huts & Refuges

Planning to organize your own trip, you will need to know which huts are available and at what time of year. A list of all mountain huts and their contact details are available via this link

www.chamoniarde.com – Mountain Huts

 

Other Outdoor Activities

Looking for more adventure in Chamonix while on holiday, below are some links to some other popular activities to indulge in if you are staying a few extra days in Chamonix after your walk.

Paragliding
Mountain Biking
White Water Sports
Swimming Pool & Water Park

 

easyjet

Looking for cheap flights to Geneva?

Swiss Air
Easy Jet
Sky Scanner
British Airways

 

Transfer companies – Geneva to Chamonix

Mountain Drop Offs
Chamonix First
Alplinks
Resort Rides

 

Local Tourist Offices:

  1. http://www.chamonix.com
  2. http://www.leshouches.com
  3. http://www.saintgervais.com
  4. http://www.lescontamines.com
  5. http://www.lesarcsnet.com
  6. http://www.lovecourmayeur.com
  7. http://www.regione.vda.it
  8. www.saint-bernard.ch
  9. http://www.trient.ch