Chamonix Classics

Ski the classic Chamonix off-piste routes

A five day course. Fee per participant: 580 Euros. Minimum three participants, maximum six


Chamonix is often given the title of the best off piste skiing & backcountry venue in the world.
There certainly is some amazing skiing to be done there. In this 5 day course, the aim is to do as much skiing as possible, and in all my favourite places.

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Off piste descents go straight off the valley cable cars: Grands Montets, Domaine de Balme (Le Tour – Vallorcine), Brévent – Flégère. There are incredible ski descents like the Pas de Chèvre and l’Envers du Plan.

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This is one of the off-piste variants of the Vallée Blanche, on glaciers departing from the summit of l’Aiguille du Midi. There is also the possibility during the week to ski at Courmayeur and Verbier.

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Basic avalanche awareness will be covered and if wished and all conditions are favourable, an introductory ski touring day is an option.


 Level: You should be already a keen and experienced off piste skier, with a good parallel technique on black pistes, able to link up at least ten turns in powder snow, ski with a day pack and have a very good physical condition!

Course fee per participant: 580 Euros. Maximum guide/client ratio: 1/6. This course will run with a minimum of 3 participants.


Included in the course fee:

  • Guiding and instruction from the IFMGA certified mountain guide.
  • Loan of safety equipment: avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe, harness.

Not included in the course fee:

  • Clients’ personal ski equipment
  • Accommodation – I am happy to suggest accommodation
  • Transport – We generally try to car share
  • Meals and drinks.
  • The guide’s accommodation and meals when not based in the Chamonix valley.
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