Ski touring, high alpine touring and ski mountaineering around Chamonix is truly endless. Within a radius of 200km you can reach the beautiful Grand Paradiso and the impressive Monte Rosa in Italy, the stunning Valais in France and the magical Bernese Oberland in Switzerland. Come join us for a taste of the backcountry adventures that are waiting for you.
We offer :
- Ski mountaineering and ski touring courses for all levels
- Daily and weekly tailored tours according to individual wishes
- Guided ski tours for small groups
- And of course, the classics ski touring routes such as Mont Blanc, Haute Route, 4000 in the Valais etc.
Get away from busy slopes and the crowds. Discover the other side of Chamonix. Make your own tracks and enjoy a real nature experience. Feel the freedom of having the mountains all to yourself.
Four main zones conform this huge terrain around Chamonix. Here we suggest some of the super classics that you can do in a day tour with us :
Col d’Entreves : A must do Easy tour in combination with the Vallee Blanche – (1.30h up, 4h down). A good introduction to the ski touring in altitude.
Breche Puiseux : A difficult traverse in a magic place (5h up, 3h down) A pure ski mountaineering journey involving the climb of steep couloir and ski on big glaciers).
Col du Belvedere : Nice easy climb to the pass, with a serious descent in the back side. Thanks to the rope! (3h up, 2h down) Your guide will do his job there !
Crochues-Berard traverse : Easy and accessible route in the sunny side of the massif. Well deserve its popularity (2.5h up, 2h down).
Les Contamines Saint-Gervais-les-Bains
Col de Bonhome : Fairly Easy tour from the valley floor (4h up, 2h down) A historic passage between valleys.
Col de la Cicle : Popular Easy tour from Contamines ski resort (2h up, 2h) down. Excellent downhill.
Argentière – Le tour
Col du Pason : Popular and interesting tour with great descent over a north aspect glacier (4h up, 2h down).
Col du Tour Noire : The mega classic of the area and a long day out (5h up, 2.5h down) The meaning of ski touring in Chamonix make sense here in the Tour Noire.
The 3 cols : A must do round tour in the Valley. Very varied and demanding over three passes (5h up, 2h down). This is part of the first day on the classic Haute route.
Some of the Chamonix super classics that you can heat in a day tour with us:
- Col du Tour Noire
- Col du Pason
- Crochues-Berard traverse
- Col du Belvedere
- Breche Puiseux
- Col de la Cicle