Fabienne Ravanel, owner of the two Ravanel ski hire shops in Chamonix and Les Praz, has very kindly offered discounts on ski hire to guests of Mont Blanc Retreat, renting ski equipment from them in the resorts of Chamonix (shop near Alpina Hotel) and at just 100 metres from the ski lift of La Flégère.
More information on the shops can be found at their web site. Ravanel ski hire shop is in an exemplary location, just 5 minutes from the apartment and 100 metres from the cable car of Flégère. Opening hours in Les Praz store are from 8.30am to 7.30pm. They stock a wide range of alpine skis equipment, Nordic ski and new mountain touring ski equipment, all at very competitive prices. Bilingual staff are available, giving you an easy and stress-free ski hire experience. Do give Fabienne Ravanel a call on +33 (0)4 50 53 02 49 or +33 (0)4 50 53 02 49. All the staff in the shop (especially Richard Hammond 🙂 ) are very helpful and work quickly to get you out on the slopes ASAP.