Chamonix backcountry skiing, off-piste experience

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Chamonix - France
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Duration

1-5 Days

Difficulty

Intermediate

Group Size

6 people

Languages

English, Français, Italian

About this activity

Chamonix backcountry skiing, off-piste experience

Chamonix backcountry skiing is the possibility for off-piste lovers to try powder skiing in one of the most beautiful and well-known ski resorts in the Alps.

We provide guided off-piste skiing in Chamonix Mont Blanc top destination including Gran Montets, Aiguille du Midì, Helbronner.

Explore with us Chamonix and the Mont Blanc mountain range and come to ski in one of the most exciting destination to ski off-piste in Europe.

We offer off-piste skiing and backcountry skiing guiding for private groups and individuals at all levels. Our guides will take care of every detail.

Highlights

  • Trip type: guided off-piste skiing, glacier skiing
  • Groups: maximum 6 persons per guide (depending on the itinerary)
  • Trip duration: from 1 to 5 days
  • Period: from December to April
  • Mountain Group: Mont Blanc
  • Location: Chamonix and Courmayeur
  • Skill level: intermediate skier (black tracks)
  • Fitness level: intermediate
  • Trip level: easy to intermediate
  • Fun and friendly approach
  • Untracked slopes even after several days

Description

There are itineraries for every level, also for people who want to try off-piste skiing for the first time. Our guides will take care of all the safety aspects. They give you advice on your technique and tell you about snow safety, local environment, history and traditions.

Our daily decisions where to find the best skiing for you are based on your skiing level, weather, snow conditions and avalanche safety aspects.

We recommend you to book 2 or more days of guiding at the time. We need time to get to know you and let you ski all the fantastic off-piste itineraries that are suitable for your level.

Spots to run

Chamonix has many fabulous riding options:

  • Grands Montets: Face Nord, Glacier, Pas de Chèvre
  • Aiguille du Midi: Envers du Plan
  • Helbronner (on the italian side): Glacier de Toule
  • Tour descents of Posettes and Trient, Couloirs du Brévent are recommended for snowboarding
  • Many others couloirs and itineraries for all skiing levels!

Prerequisites

You should be able to ski on black runs, on all types of snow. On all our programs snowboarders and telemarkers are welcome.

Equipment required

Technical equipment (possible to rent): off-piste skis, avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe, ABS backpack, helmet. For glacier skiing you need also harness, sling and carabiner.

Prices and availability

The leading Guide is a fully certified IFMGA Montain Guide.

You can book this activity in any date/dates within the availability periods. We tailor your experience to meet your every need, from your fitness level to your skiing ability.

  • 1 pax: €380 per day
  • 2 pax: €200 per person per day
  • 3 pax: €140 per person per day
  • 4 pax: €110  per person per day
  • 5 pax: €100 per person per day
  • 6 pax: €90 per person per day

Included/Excluded

  • Services of UIAGM/IFMGA Mountain Guide
  • Liability insurance
  • Group equipment (rope, belayer, etc.)
  • Safety & Avalanche kit
  • Ski pass
  • Ski gear (boots, skis, skins, crampons)
  • Travel insurance
  • The guides expenses that are split between the group members
  • All food and drinks

Optional Extras

  • Safety equipment
  • Off-piste skiing equipment
  • Transfers

Itinerary

It is for you and your guide to decide the exact makeup of your booking however, these itinerary days shown below are an example of how a booking for this activity could be structured.

We will spend the day skiing using the lift system introducing you to some of the off-piste itineraries and getting to know you.

Depending on our progress on day 1, we will continue to explore the off-piste itineraries, looking for the best snow and giving you technical and safety hints as we ski.

Chamonix has many fabulous riding options:
Grands Montets: Face Nord, Glacier, Pas de Chèvre
Aiguille du Midi: Envers du Plan
Helbronner (on the italian side): Glacier de Toule
Tour descents of Posettes and Trient, Couloirs du Brévent are recommended for snowboarding
Many others couloirs and itineraries for all skiing levels!

Frequently asked questions

Technical equipment (possible to rent): off-piste skis, avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe, ABS backpack, helmet. For glacier skiing you need also harness, sling and carabiner.

You should be able to ski on black runs, on all types of snow. On all our programs snowboarders and telemarkers are welcome.

Activity's Location

Chamonix - France
From: €380,00

    Owner

    Horizon Adventures

    Member Since 2023

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