The Chamonix valley is world famous for its exceptional ski touring routes. With or without a ski lift, a moderate physical effort will allow you to access areas offering an extraordinary atmosphere. In addition to the pleasures of skiing, experience a real immersion in the heart of the winter mountain. Discover the Massif des Aiguilles Rouges and the Massif du Mont Blanc and ski perfect snow in unsuspected areas.
-From the Aiguillette des Houches to the Col de l'Encrenaz, the Massif des Aiguilles Rouges includes a multitude of routes. The Lac Blanc sector: Col des Dards, Col du Belvédère is, in return, particularly well suited for initiation. The Col des Crochues - Col de Bérard - Le Buet crossing will take you to the back of the Aiguilles Rouges.
-The mountains of Lake Emosson are the place for ski tours in isolated areas. The Col de la Terrasse, the Col de Fenestral and Bel Oiseau are the most famous destinations.
-The Argentière Bassin is a unique place in the world for ski touring. The Passon, Chardonnet, Tour Noir and Argentière passes are timeless classics and magnificent lookouts on the vertiginous north faces.
-The Vallée Blanche sector is particularly famous for ski touring in the Combe Maudite, the Col d´Entrèves and the Brèche Puiseux. The Requin or Cosmiques refuge is an invitation to extend the experience by spending a night in the mountains.
-The Balme - Vallorcine sector offers many possibilities. The Pointe de Carraye is ideal for an initiation. The Grandes Autannes, the Pointe de Bron and the Pointe du Midi des Grands guarantee unforgettable descents on the Village of Trient in Switzerland.
You don't need to be an expert to enjoy Chamonix on ski touring! Whatever your experience and your form, our perfect knowledge of the place allows us to offer you adapted outings.
The group formula associates people who do not necessarily know each other. It is ideal for people looking for group friendliness and attractive prices.
Dates 2022 (group session) : See online booking
Guiding policy (group session) : Group from 3 to 6 people maximum per guide.
Children, minimum 15 years old accompanied by a parent.
No splitboard in group session, only in private booking
Meeting point (group session) : Your guide will contact you by telephone the evening before your trip, around 6.30pm, to finalize the meeting time and place for the following day.
Price 2022 (group session) : 135€ per person
This price includes :
- Mountain guides fees.
- Safety equipment : harness, transceiver, shavel, probe
This price does not include :
- Ski touring equipment
- Lift pass
- Transfer to the meeting point
Group : The group is assured with a minimum of 3 people.
Maximum 6 people per guide.
A private booking is the 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 guide online for a day of ski touring. The half-day can also be booked online on the dedicated page. Do not hesitate to take all the necessary information to be sure that this outing meets your expectations. Your reservation accompanied by your payment commits you to carry out this outing on the date you have chosen. You will be fully refunded in the event of poor conditions not guaranteeing the necessary security conditions for the outing to take place.
Dates 2022 (private guiding) : See online booking
Guiding policy (private guiding) : Group of 1 - 6 people per guide.
Children, minimum 12 years old accompanied by a parent.
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 2022 (private guiding) :
1-4 persons : 400€
5 persons : 430€
6 persons : 460€
This price includes :
- Mountain guides fees
- Safety equipment : harness & transceiver
This price does not include :
- Your ski touring equipment
- Lift passes
- The transfer
Find in this section, all the information about this activity. For any further information please contact our advisors (contact details above).
Duration : Full day, 5 to 6 hours in total (times given as an indication)
Area of activity : Chamonix Valley
Ability level : It is essential to choose a destination that is adapted to your level in order for you to get the maximum out of your outing.For athletes practicing regular physical activity. Elevation gain : up to 700m.
For skiers who regularly ski off-piste. Mastery of skiing in all types of snow. Wide slopes with short narrow passages (slopes up to 35 °)
Formality : Make sure you have valid repatriation insurance for this activity
We recommend that you take special care in choosing your equipment because it contributes greatly to the success of your trip. Weight is decisive; you must always evaluate the weight / comfort ratio in order to find a good compromise. In general, it is better to stack thin layers rather than having one big garment and it is essential to stay dry in all circumstances.
- A pair of skis, mounted with ski-touring bindings and Ski Touring Ski Boots
- Touring skins and « ski crampons » specially adapted for your skis
- Ski poles with a large disc at the bottom
- Safety pack: harness and tranceiver
- Ski clothes
- 1 pair of good quality UV protection sunglasses (level 4) or google
- Water bottle (at least 1 liters)
- Sunscreen protection
Our Rental Partners : You can rent your equipment with our rental shops partners and benefit from special price Sanglard Sports, Ravanel & Co & Concept Pro Shop
Our Equipment Partners : Millet, Dynastar, Julbo, Grivel & Monnet