DESCRIPTION

If you are planning a ski trip and want to do more than just follow the crowd, you have come to the right place! Our Chamonix ski packages provide the best in off-piste skiing and mountaineering. With its variable slopes, Cham, offering off-piste and ski touring,  is the smart choice for all enthusiasts.  Why go skiing in Chamonix with us, through magical forests, deep valleys, along pristine glaciers?

  • To experience enviable views amidst the idyllic environment of the Mont Blanc massif.
  • To enjoy excellent snow conditions throughout the season.
  • To savor a place that caters to all fans of different styles of skiing.
  • To avoid stressful situations at crowded  ski-lifts.
  • To discover the freedom of slopes and forgotten valleys, covered with powder snow.
  • To be safe while skiing with a professional UIAGM/IFMGA mountain guide with extensive  experience.

AREA: Chamonix Valley

BASIC PACKAGE

  • Activities: 6 days of skiing accompanied by a UIAGM/IFMGA mountain guide (choice of tours depends on the snow conditions and weather forecast)
  • Course instruction: Training in the skills necessary for skiing off-piste (snow stability tests, skiing techniques for demanding glacier terrain, and different types of snow, abseiling)
  • Includes: Organisation and guiding
  • Excludes: Accommodation, lunch and extra meals, soft drinks, beers etc, insurance, flights, ski-lift tickets, transfers from/to Geneva Airport

PLANNED TOURS

  • Col du Tour Noir (attractive ski tour above the Argentière glacier)
  • Col du Passon (2300 vertical metres of skiing down to Le Tour, video)
  • Pas de Chèvre (impressive descent from the Goat Saddle and underneath the  Dru, video)
  • Col du Belvédère (two attractive abseils are followed by an adventure through the mysterious Berardi Valley)
  • Vallée Blanche (24 kilometre of skiing among the highest peaks of the Mont Blanc massif, video)
  • Col de Balme (skiing into the Swiss village of Trient and then back to Chamonix, video)

SELF ASSESSMENT

See Tours Grading and self assess your level:

Fitness Level: B                         Skiing Level: S2

Fitness B            Ski 2

KEY INFORMATION

  • Equipment you should bring: See personal equipment list
  • Number of participants: Min 2 persons
  • Meeting point: Chamonix
  • Recommendation: For a great place to stay – La Chaumière Mountain Lodge
  • Gateway Airport: Chamonix – Geneva 62 miles / 1hr 13m
  • Airport transfers: Available subject to surcharge or included in Standard and Premium packages
  • Insurance: You will require appropriate personal cover for this trip with term or annual insurance and we will need to see a copy of your insurance at time of booking. Recommended insurers – BMCAustrian Alpine ClubSports Cover Direct or Snowcard

BOOKING ENQUIRY

CALL: 017687 75337

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DATES

21/02 – 28/02/2015

PACKAGE OPTIONS

Budget Package Price

£720 pp (6-8 clients / guide)

INCLUDES

  • Organisation
  • Guiding

EXCLUDES

  • Lunch and extra meals
  • Accommodation
  • Soft drinks, beers, etc.
  • Insurance
  • Flights
  • Ski-lift tickets
  • Transfers from/to Geneva Airport

Standard Package Price

£1490 pp (4 clients / guide)

INCLUDES

  • Organisation
  • Guiding
  • Accommodation (apartment or budget hotel)
  • Transfers from/to Geneva Airport
  • 6 days ski-lift tickets
  • Safety tech equipment rental

EXCLUDES

  • Lunch, dinner and extra meals
  • Soft drinks, beers, etc.
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Rental boots, crampons, pools

Premium Package Price

£2990 pp (2 clients / guide)

INCLUDES

  • Organisation
  • Guiding
  • 3 Star hotel / half board
  • 6 days ski-lift tickets
  • Safety tech equipment rental
  • Transfers from/to Geneva Airport

EXCLUDES

  • Soft drinks, beers, etc
  • Flights
  • Insurance

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT

Ski equipment rental

SKIING EQUIPMENT - RENTAL ALSO AVAILABLE

  • Beacon
  • Probe
  • Shovel
  • Backpack
  • Helmet
  • Crampons
  • Ice axe
  • Skis
  • Ski poles
  • Ski boots
  • Skins for skis

AFTER YOU BOOK?

  • We will contact you and discuss the route, equipment and any special needs of your group.
  • We will tailor our trip plan to the fitness level of your group.
  • We will send you our standard contract and payment instructions (credit card, PayPal, cheques, wire transfer).
  • 2 months before the agreed date, we will let you know how to prepare for the track.
  • 2 weeks before the agreed date, we will confirm weather conditions and how to prepare for traveling to the destination.

TESTIMONIAL

“It’s already over and I don’t have enough words to adequately praise our guides!” John Kragelj

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