Contintuing Legal Education Abroad in Chamonix, France
Offering 12 CLE Credits in Chamonix, France | January 2-5, 2013
Classes held from 3:30-6:35 p.m. daily
Earn 12 CLE credits (including 2 credits of ethics) in picturesque Chamonix,
one of the most revered alpine ski destinations in the world.
This program, taught by Seton Hall Law School Professors Solangel Maldonado and Carl Coleman, will examine how international human rights law protects individuals’ right to a family and regulates family formation, norms, and behaviors. In addition to classroom lectures and discussion, the program will include a briefing and visit at an international human rights organizations in Geneva. Most classes will be held in the late afternoon, from 3:30-6:35, allowing ample free time during the day for skiing and sightseeing. Participants and their guests will also enjoy a welcome reception and a special luncheon and visit to La Mer de Glace, the largest glacier in France.
ABOUT CHAMONIX, FRANCE
Chamonix-Mont Blanc is a breathtaking old-fashioned mountain town. It is considered to be the historic capital of Alpine skiing and the oldest winter-sports resort town in France. The first winter Olympics were held in Chamonix in 1924. Chamonix sits in the Chamonix Valley near the intersection of France, Switzerland and Italy. Chamonix’s most famous and recognizable feature is Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in the European Alps.
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* The administrative fee includes welcome reception and visit/luncheon at La Mer de Glace.
Skiing Opportunities in Chamonix
The town of Chamonix lies in a valley on the borders of Italy, France and Switzerland and is located at the foot of spectacular Mont Blanc, the highest peak in the Alps (15,632’). Many skiers and snowboarders consider Chamonix to be the ultimate skiing and snowboarding experience. Chamonix offers a multitude of slopes for all levels, with each area offering a variety of terrain which creates an infinite number of possibilities for mountain lovers. For the truly adventurous, Chamonix and the Mont Blanc area offer incredible off-piste skiing and riding, paragliding, and ice climbing yet there is also plenty of terrain in the Chamonix Valley for beginner and intermediate skiers. Chamonix is easily accessible to other world-famous ski areas like Courmayeur, Italy, Verbier, Switzerland and Megève, France. More information available on the official Chamonix website at http://www.chamonix.com.
|CHAMONIX'S SKI AND SNOWBOARD AREAS
Chamonix's skiing and riding extends over 4 main areas : Brévent/Flégère, offering south-facing slopes and exceptional views of the Mont-Blanc chain, the Grands Montets, high altitude north-facing slopes which dominate the village of Argentière and the Balme area, wide open slopes at the top of the Chamonix valley, bordering on Switzerland. The sister resort of les Houches lies at the opposite end of the valley and is accessible with the Mont-Blanc Unlimited ski pass. Chamonix also offers 3 smaller valley ski areas, ideal for children, beginners, or for learning new snowriding techniques. Main Ski/Snowboard Areas The Grands Montets (1235 m - 3300 m) - The pistes are spread over 3 mountainsides (the Argentière glacier, Lognan and the Pendant) and offer tremendous on and off-piste possibilities. Ski or board adjacent to the glacier and take advantage of excellent snow conditions right up until early May. For freestyle fans, a new snowpark and boardercross are open at the mid-station of Lognan.
Brévent / Flégère (1030 m - 2525 m) - These 2 ski areas have been linked by a cable car since 1997 and offer one of the most outstanding panoramas of the Alps. South-facing slopes with a wonderful variety of pistes and enviable views over the Mont-Blanc Massif. Gently acquire a tan in this idyllic environment whilst enjoying skiing on slopes adapted to all skiing abilities.
Le Domaine de Balme (1453 m - 2270 m) - Accessed via the villages of Le Tour and Vallorcine, the snow-covered alpine pastures offer numerous possibilities on two distinct mountain sides. From Charamillon, enjoy the wide open gentle slopes overlooking the entire Chamonix valley and on the Vallorcine side, ski beautiful tree-lined pistes bordering on Switzerland.
Les Houches (950 m - 1900 m) - Delightful forest runs for the pleasure of all snowriders. 110 snow canons mean that 23 hectares can be supplemented by culture snow. Beginner Ski/Snowboard Areas Les Planards (1062 m - 1242 m) - Just 2 minutes from the centre of town, large ski area for beginners and intermediate skiers with 4 runs (1 red, 1 blue and 2 greens). 41 snow canons guarantee conditions all winter long. Restaurant, sun terrace and free parking.
Le Savoy (1049 m) - In the heart of Chamonix, at the foot of the Brevent, 2 drag lifts and a rolling carpet welcome beginners and children for their first turns. Artificial snow and ski kindergarten.
La Vormaine (1480 m) - Located at the foot of Charamillon on the Balme ski area, these sunny slopes are ideal apprentice skiers and snowboarders, as for little ones (ski kindergarten run by the ski school).
Les Chosalets (1230 m) - Situated at the entrance to Argentiere, just 500m from the Lognan/Grands Montets cable car, ideal ski area for beginners and great fun for children.
For more information or to make a reservation, please contact:
Rosa Alves, Assistant Dean