Located in the Haute Savoie department in France, and in the shadow of the imposing Mont Blanc, the village of Chamonix is known worldwide as a synonym for skiing and mountaineering. Its backcountry terrain, with its infinite glaciers and endless slopes, is a must for adventurous skiers from every corner of the world. Chamonix is also the starting point of the famous Haute Route, which connects it to the Swiss resort town of Zermatt, and which is arguably one of the most renowned ski tours in the Alps. There is something for everyone here. Take your pick and discover the Chamonix backcountry! Explore-Share.com only promotes mountain trips led by certified guides.