From december onwards our mountain guides will advise you and lead these ski tours with safety in mind. This activity lets one discover, on skis, the diversity and the beauty of the winter landscape. These tours add another dimension to winter. Ski touring is for everyone possessing a good all-around skiing standard (level 2 french ski school).
Daily Ski Touring
Using cable cars, many possibilities are open, at every standard : Crochues/Bérard, Col du Belvédère leaving from the Flégère – Col d’Entrèves, Mont Mallet leaving from the Aiguille du Midi – Cols du Chardonnet, Trois Cols, Col d’Argentière leaving from Les Grands Montets, and many more.
Period : from december to may according to mountain and snow conditions.
Private guide formula : 450 € per day for the guide for 1 or 2 pers and 20 € per pers. in extra, maximum 6 pers.
Ski touring courses Chamonix valley
Three to five day courses based in Chamonix with each day a different tour, setting off from a ski lift. Up hill skinning of moderate length each time offering different varied descents with splendid views, in the Mont-Blanc massif. A great way to escape from the crowds. Snowboarders are welcome, you will just have to rent a pair of short approach skis for the skinning up.
Every week-ends from january to may.
2 days courses : 350 € / pers. 3 to 6 pers. per guide. For good skiers
Every friday to sunday from january to may.
3 days courses : 450 € / pers. 3 to 6 pers. per guide. For good skiers
Includes : guide, harness, avalanche transceiver.
Not included : lodging, cable cars, drinks and food.
Avalanche Awareness – Glacier rescue – Winter safety course
You are looking to gain confidence in decision making when off piste or ski touring, by possessing a greater knowledge of the snow-pack you are skiing on and the standard safety rules to be followed. This course is aimed at teaching you these necessary skills. Programme: detailed study of the snow-pack, security on a glacier, demonstration of a crevasse rescue, becoming familiar with ski touring equipment and the preparation necessary for day tours and multi-day touring.
2 days – Every week end from december to may.
300 € per person (4 pers. mini.)
Includes : guide, harness, avalanche transceiver and technical equipment. Not included : ski pass, lodging, drinks and food.