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Category: Day snowshoeing
Duration: 1 day
Price from: 63 €


The Compagnie des Guides de Chamonix takes you for an extraordinary experience at the heart of the mountain in the winter. With your snowshoes on, transform your family or friends holiday in unforgettable moments in a magical atmosphere. Leave for a friendly day to discover the Chamonix Valley and enjoy its unique atmosphere at the foot of the Mont-Blanc. For all experiences and physical shapes, our perfect knowledge of the area enables us to offer customised excursions. The Compagnie des Guides also organises snowshoe hikes on glacier, as well as half a day snowshoeing hikes.

Weekly programme - Full day
The detailed programme is available in our offices, it changes every week on the basis of the following themes :

Discover the Chamonix Valley : Monday and Friday
Enjoy a selection of the most beautiful local hikes to discover the heritage and the biodiversity of the Chamonix Valley

Reach for the sky : Tuesday and Sunday
Spend a day in the sunshine in front of the Mont-Blanc thanks to the ski lifts. Immerse yourself in the mountain vastness and its breath-taking landscapes

Go elsewhere : Wednesday
Leave the Chamonix Valley for new mountains and views. A selection of the most beautiful excursions in the Mont Blanc region

Val Ferret - Italy : Thursday
Enjoy the typical atmosphere of the Vallee d’Aosta and the Italian gastronomy (lunch in hostel not included).

Total immersion : Saturday
For lovers of the outdoors and wild pristine landscapes. Sporty excursions to enjoy snowshoeing a bit more


The group formula associates several people who do not necessarily know each other. It is the ideal formula for people looking for the friendliness of a group at an attractive price. To book online, just pick the day of your excursion below. To book several excursions and benefit for a special price, add each day to your basket (the discount will display when paying). You will be refunded if your excursion cannot take place.

Dates (group booking) : See online booking

Meeting Point (group booking) : 8.30 am at the Compagnie des guides in Chamonix
Supervision (group booking) : Group from 4 to 8 people maximum per guide
Children minimum 12 years old accompanied by a parent

Departure : Confirmed departure with a minimum of 4 people

Prices 2023 (group booking) :
Full day: 63€ per person
3 full day package: 180€

This price includes :
- mountain leader service
- equipment : snowshoes & poles
- transfer

This price does not includes :
- hiking boots
- lift pass if needed
- picnic lunch


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.
Dates (private booking) : See online booking

Meeting Point (private booking) : Fixed by phone the evening before with your guide

Supervision (private booking) : Group of 1-8 people per guide

Prices 2023 (private booking) :
Group from 1 to 4 people : 260€
Group from 5 to 6 people : 310€
Group from 7 to 8 people : 360€

The price includes :
- mountain leader services
- snowshoes
- poles
The price does not includes :
- hiking boots
- lift passes if needed
- transfer
- food

Further information

Find in this in this section, all the information about this activity. For any further information please contact our advisors (contact details above).

Duration : 5 to 6 hours in total (schedules given as an indication). 4-5 hours hiking

Area of activity : Chamonix valley depending on conditions

Level : An appropriate destination choice is essential for you to properly enjoy your excursion. Snowshoeing is perfect for walkers.

Formality : Make sure you have valid repatriation insurance for this activity


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.

- Back pack
- Hiking boots
- Snowshoes
- Poles

- Classic clothing adapted for outdoor activities.  
- Windproof jacket
- A pair of gloves
- Hat

- A pair of sun glasses category 4
- High protection sun cream
- A water bottle that contains a minimum 1,5 L
- Snack

Our Rental Partners : You can rent your equipment with our rental shops partners and benefit from special price Sanglard Sports, Ravanel & CoConcept Pro Shop
Our Equipment Partners : Millet, Dynastar, Julbo, Grivel & Monnet

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For more information, contact Pôle Accueil : +33 (0)4 50 53 00 88 Information Request

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