Full Moon Vallée Blanche is a unique concept in a magical setting: to descend the Vallée Blanche during the full moon framed by a high mountain guide with a break for dinner at the Requin refuge at nearly 3000m of altitude!! 23 kilometers of off-piste skiing on the glacier to reach Chamonix to Les Planards, via the Mottets hut.
No collective sessions. Only for indivuals, private groups depending on weather and snow conditions.
No collective sessions. Only for indivuals, private groups
The private engagement is a historical relationship that binds a guide to their clients. It allows you to be either alone or in a group of friends with your guide. Your guide can organize your trip to meet your specific needs. It is undoubtedly the ideal formula to realize your projects because it guarantees you a maximum of comfort.
You can book a private engagement guide online for full moon Vallee Blanche descent. Do not hesitate to take all the necessary information to be certain that this outing corresponds to your expectations. Your booking with your payment commits you to make this trip on the date you have chosen. You will be refunded in full in case of bad conditions that do not guarantee the necessary security conditions for the exit to take place.
Dates 2021 (private guiding) : Full moon on January 28th, Febuary 27th, March 28th
Nb : there is a possibility of skiing down the Vallée Blanche the previous and the next day of the full moon.
Guiding policy (private guiding) : Group of 1 - 6 people per guide.
Number of participants per guide can vary depending on the glacier conditions.
Meeting point (private guiding) : Your guide will call you the evening before your trip around 6.30pm to organize the meeting time and place
Price 2021 (private guiding) : 390€ from 1 to 6 people
This price includes :
- Guiding fees
- Security pack (harness and transceiver)
- Head lamp Petzl Nao lended
This price does not include :
- Lifts tickets
- Dinner at the Requin hut
You will find in this section, all the information about this activity. For any further information please contact our advisors (contact details above).
Duration : The departure is in late afternoon to take the last lift up to the Aiguille du Midi (3:30PM). Then there is the descent of the ridge to join the glacier and start skiing. Enjoy a Savoyard dinner in a mountain hut.
You have the glacier to yourself, in the moonlight.
It takes 3 to 5 hours to ski down, according to the chosen itinerary before arriving in Chamonix.
Guding policy : Vallée Blanche is an off-piste and ungroomed ski run on glaciers, where caution is necessary.
Taking a qualified moutain guide is then the best way to fully enjoy the activity.
From his experience and local knowledge, he will know how to choose the appropriate route enabling you to enjoy this magnificiant scenery in total security.
The maximum number of persons per guide is 6; this number can change depending on the snow conditions.
Ability level : It is necessary to be in good condition to reach the passes and huts. Skiers must be able to control their speed, to side-slip, ski at a safe speed and follow tracks. It requires at least black slope skiing ability (single black diamond).
Beware, this is an off-piste route and the difficult technique can be increased by night visibility and depending on the snow conditions.
You will find in this section all the information about the different equipment that is required. Since weather conditions can be very variable, it is better to have several thin layers rather than to have one big garment.
- The normal ski equipment is sufficient. Have the bindings checked before departure to avoid any unpleasent surprises !
- A backpack on which you can attach your skis is obligatory. This will also allow you to carry drinks, picnics and clothes that you will take off if it's hot.
- Your guide will provide you the necessary safety equipment : avalanche transiver and harness.
- Clothing should be adapted to the cold and wind that we often have at the start. Gloves, hats, sunglasses and sunscreen with a high degree of protection are essential.
- Sunglasses or goggle
- Power food / lunch