Far from the crowded pistes and lift queues, discover hidden slopes and forgotten valleys with acres of powder just waiting to be tracked.

Ski or board in total security with qualified professionals :­ mountain guides or ski instructors of Chamonix, with years of experience.

Chamonix is home to some of the best off piste and back country skiing in the world and is a great base for exploring the skiing of the Italian Valle d'Aoste. Home to the infamous Vallee Blanche - this is a must whilst you are here in Chamonix!

You can learn or improve your off piste in our special Clinics and All Mountain Courses, plus our Specialised Vallee Blanche course - open to both skiers and boarders, who will be in seperate groups (unless a private guide is hired). All our off piste groups are MAXIMUM 6 PERSONS.

If you are already experienced, the join us on one of our days or tours, taking in powder fields, gulleys, forests and glacial terrain. Heaven is a place on earth.

Click here for Ski Touring, Glacier Rescue, Avalanache Awareness and Winter Mountaineering

* prices don't include lift passes or ski rentals

All Mountain Ski & Board Courses

If you have mastered the pistes and want to learn how to ski all terrains off piste, then sign up for the All Mountain Course. Our instructors will teach you off piste, on all different slopes and terrains, give you tips on your skiing and hows to improve.

See if you get good enough to finish it off with a trip down the Vallee Blanche! 22kms of off piste over glacier, with spectacular and amazing views, offering you a mind blowing day out.

Vallee Blanche is not included in this course it is purchased extra.

ALL MOUNTAIN COURSE

3 x 3.45 hours
max. 6 people

195€ per person

Mon Tue Weds                09-12.45 or 13-16.45

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Off piste Ski & Board clinics for new to off piste

If you are new to off piste and just need brush up skills then this is a great session for you.
Our Instructors will take you safely off piste and teach you how to master the conditions of the moment - brush up your skills and make the most of your stay. Off piste is not just powder, so expect some gullies, moguls, forest adventures and hard packed too.

You cannot come to Chamonix and not sample our amazing off piste!
Available to both skiers and boarders.

OFF PISTE CLINIC

09.00-13.00
13.00-17.00

max. 6 people

69€ per person
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Off piste Ski & Board days - Magic Spot

If you have experience off piste on reds and want to head out on a mega day finding the POW,  then look no further!

Chamonix is the 'back yard' of the guides and they know all the hidden spots & best runs! A full day of exhileration and immense fun, hunting fresh tracks, gullies, tree lines.. but safely with an expert.

You cannot come to Chamonix and not sample our amazing off piste!
Available to both skiers and boarders.

MAGIC SPOT

09.00-17.00

max. 6 people

95€ per person
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Chamonix Tour Ski/Snowboard

 

Based on the same spirit as the Magic Spot, the Chamonix Tour is taylored for those who want to get the most out of their stay in Chamonix.

3 breathtaking days off piste with a high mountain guide to discover constantly the best spots of the valley.

Available for both skiers and snowboarders.

MAGIC SPOT

3 full days (9 to 5pm)

max. 6 people

240€ per person
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Vallee Blanche

Coming to Chamonix and not skiing the Vallee Blanche is like going to Paris and not seeing the Eiffel tower - it's a MUST DO!

22kms of off piste over glacier, with spectacular and amazing views, offering you a mind blowing day out.

Experienced levels of skiers and boarders with some off piste experience.

Take the off piste clinic too, if you are unsure of your level.

VALLEE BLANCHE

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From 95€ per person


PRIVATE
1-2 PER 360€
3-6 PER 390€

Split into skiers & boarders unless private
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Vallee Blanche Ski & Board Clinics

A great combination of our off piste clinic and a Vallee Blanche descent at a discounted rate.
We will take you to the top of Grand Montets, which will mimic the conditions of the Vallee Blanche and prepare you for your descent the next day.
Open to both inexperienced and experienced off piste skiers or boarders.

VALLEE BLANCHE CLINIC


09.00-13.00/13.00-17.00

then one full day

From 155€ per person
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Avalanche Awareness Clinic

As well as thoroughly enjoyable this is an investment too!

Our guides will kit you out with transceivers and a pack with a shovel and probe. The first half of the session will be skiing or boarding off piste - learning all about snow pack, wind, going off piste in groups - teaching you how to use your sense as opposed to the rescue equipment.

Then we'll do some praticals of transceiver use, probing and digging. 

Available to both skiers and boarders.

AVALANCHE AWARENESS


09.00-13.00
13.00-17.00

69€ per person

Security equipment provided
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Ski Touring Initiation Day

For energetic skiers who love the idea of setting off on an adventure, this initiation day will give you a real taste of ski touring!
Sometimes with only a 30 minute tour, you can gain access to fantastic untouched powder descents, which are guaranteed to get you hooked on the freedom of 'Touring skiing'.

Our day will ensure you learn the ropes safely and have an amazing day out with a fully qualified guide.

INITIATION

available
09.00-17.00
4-6 people

95€ per person

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Split Boarding Initiation Day

Splitboarding is the newest and most popular growing sport in the Alps. Hire your equipment and try it out for a day!

For those can board off piste and black runs, you dont need amazing skill & technique, just confidence and ability.

An uphill skin of approx 2 hours, amazing scenery, tips and great off piste boarding.

Our day will ensure you learn the ropes safely and have an amazing day out with a fully qualified guide.

INITIATION

available
09.00-17.00
4-6 people

95€ per person

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Private Instructors & Guides

Private Instructors

Take your own instructors to teach you off piste or improve your technique available for half or full day and from 1 to 6 persons

Guides

No matter what the weather is doing or how long it has been since it last snowed, you can trust our experienced Mountain Guides to show you a day to remember!
Don’t just follow other people’s tracks, ski or board unrivalled off-piste terrain in safety..
Our expert Mountain Guides know what is safe and where the best snow can be found.

HALF DAY

09.00-13.00
13.00-17.00

1-2 PER 220€
3-6 PER 250€

price per instructor/guide
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FULL DAY

09.00-17.00

                                          1-2 PER 360€
3-6 PER 390€

price per instructor/guide
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