Off Piste Skiing in Chamonix and the best off piste around Mont Blanc Valley
Off Piste Skiing around Chamonix with a Mountain Guide in the Mont Blanc range (1 to 7 days)
The best runs on the French and Italian sides of the Mont Blanc, on skiing and snowboarding.
In France, Switzerland and Italy: Courmayeur, Envers du Plan, Vallée Blanche and Grands Montets.
Week-end Vallée Blanche:
- Day 1: Off -piste at Grands Montets. Up to the Aiguille du Midi and descend to the Requin refuge.
- Day 2: Refuge - Chamonix. Further off-piste elsewhere in the Chamonix Mont Blanc Valley.
Some classic routes
- Day 1: Grands Montets, an extraordinary with more than 2000m of downhill runs.
- Day 2: Aiguille du Midi : Envers du Plan, one of the biggest glaciers in Europe
- Day 3: Le Tour, off-piste for some back country skiing into Switzerland and down into Trient
- Day 4: The Italian side of Mont Blanc. Skiing the Toula glacier down to Courmayeur.
- Day 5: Return to Chamonix via the Helbronner Lift and ski down the Vierge Noire, the Italian Vallee Blanche.
OFF PISTE ROUTES IN THE VALLEE BLANCHE
The "classic" Valley Blanche is the original route. Avoiding all the steep slopes, this route is the easiest one. You will ski in the middle of the Mont Blanc range. Amazing views on Monte Rosa, Matterhorn, Switzerland, Italy, les Drus and Grandes Jorasses
You' will be on one of the most impressive ice falls descending from the Mont Blanc summit.
Remember that you can have all the snow conditions in this area because nobody prepares the snow on this off piste route.
The Gros Rognon is a quite accessible variant of the classic trip. Just on the left of the classic, the snow is less tracked and there is often some fresh and virgin snow.
It can be an excellent opportunity to taste your off piste skills in the deep snow. You can join the classic route anytime you want.
The Envers du Plan is a very interesting variant: a more difficult and steeper route between the crevasses on a wilder section of the glacier of the Giant. The Envers is one of most classic off piste ski route for good skiers, many options are possible on this part of the glacier.
With the Grand Envers, the skiing becomes a big challenge: this route includes a few slopes with an average gradient of 40 45 degrees. You will be obliged to have a perfect control of your skiing and a very good technical level.
An unforgettable experience for only excellent off piste skiers.
Because of the conditions of the mountain, the level of the group and others, the guide could organize a different planing.
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