For climbing, via ferratas, mountaineering, ice climbing, ski touring, off-piste skiing including guided ski descents of the Vallée Blanche contact Sandrine Schmidt at
Thones offers you a wide variety of summer and winter activities -
Climbing, via ferrata - hill walking - fishing - archery - mountain bikes - karting - horse riding -alpine skiing, ski de fond, mountain skiing - snowshoes - paragliding and hangliding.
The area provides for a wide range of recreational and sporting activities. The town is surrounded by over 150 km of paths between altitudes of 650 and 2750m which explore the rivers, lakes, forests and mountains. During the winter there are over 210 km of ski pistes at the ski resorts of - Le Grand Bornand, La Clusaz, Le Croix Fry.
Day visits to Annecy, Chamonix and Geneva are very practical. Maps and guidebooks are available at the chalet and advice can be given on routes, parking, sight seeing, access to lifts, boat trips, excursions, local events and places to eat. Thônes has four museums, there are also Chateaux to visit in Annecy, Menthon Saint-Bernard and Montrottier.