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5-day ski touring course in Chamonix

5-day ski touring course in Chamonix
5-day ski touring course in Chamonix
5-day ski touring course in Chamonix
5-day ski touring course in Chamonix

5 days in Chamonix to improve your off-piste technique while enjoying some of the most beautiful views of the Mont Blanc massif, together with Sebastien, an IFMGA certified mountain guide.

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5 Days

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Dec




Whether you snowboard, telemark or ski, Chamonix is one of the key spots for people who wish to practice off-piste skiing. Instead of the tamed conditions found on piste, off-piste skiing opens you the door to the wilderness. Also, whenever possible, to awesome powder snow descents!

Today I invite you to join me on a 5-day off-piste skiing course. In order to master your technique, you need to adapt your riding to the snow and terrain.

So, I guarantee you can achieve rapid progression with the tips I will give you. Together we can discover the glaciers of La Vallée Blanche, Les Grands Montets and many others, in the stunning Mont Blanc Massif. Besides, we will be surrounded by some of the legendary peaks of the Alps.

My main goal will be to give you the tips you need to improve your freeride skiing techniques. Also, I will take you to ski on the best snow conditions!

So, during this 5-day program you'll learn the following:
-Improvement of off-piste techniques
-How to evaluate and deal with risks linked to off-piste skiing
-How to use transceiver, shovel and probe when caught in an avalanche.

On the first day we will start at Le Tour, where we will find some great off-piste routes, such as La combe des Jeurs. Then, the next day we will continue to the Brevent ski area. The amazing slopes in this area face the impressive Mont-Blanc!

We will start our third day at the famous Grands Montets ski resort, an inmense area of off-piste skiing, situated in the shadow of the beautiful L'Aiguille Verte. Besides, in this area we will find many glacier descents, perfect to develop our techniques and awareness in crevasse terrains.

This incredible off-piste skiing course in Chamonix, with an amazing 24 km descent of the Valée Blanche. We will start on the Aiguille du Midi (3842 m) and finish 2800 metres lower in Chamonix.

You can check the day-by-day itinerary below this text. Also, please note I take a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 6 clients, to ensure everybody's safety. Also, to allow you to get the most out of this course.

If you are interested by this program or would like something tailor made, please get in touch with me! I will be more than happy to support you in the organisation of your off piste tour in Chamonix. Please note that you can join an existing group or set up your own.

I also offer a 1-day off-piste skiing trip in Vallée Blanche. And if you're looking to learn the basics of ski touring, check my 2-day trip in Chamonix.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

The price does not include the guide´s expenses (accommodation, meals, lift tickets, etc).


Day 1: Le Tour

Today we will start at Le Tour. It offers some ideal off-piste routes to reacquaint yourself with the mountain such as La combe des Jeurs.

Day 2: Brevent

On the second day, we will continue to the Brevent ski área. Here the slopes face Mont-Blanc! Besides, the link with Flégère gives us an inmense range of off-piste skiing possibilities.

Day 3: Grands Montets

We will be based at the famous Grands Montets ski resort. This huge area of off-piste skiing is located in the shadow of L’Aiguille Verte, keeping the snow fresh long after other areas. Also, there are numerous glacier descent which will allow us to develop our awareness and techniques in crevasse terrains.

Day 4: Toula Glacier

We will go through the Mont Blanc tunnel to access the Toula Glacier (3462 m), on the Italian side of Mont Blanc. During this day we will be able to ski several 1000 metres descents.

Day 5: Valée Blanche

We will end this 5-day course in Chamonix, with an amazing 24 km descent of the Vallée Blanche. It will take us through the heart of the biggest glacier area in the French Alps. The adventure will begin on the Aiguille du Midi (3842 m) to finish 2800 metres lower in Chamonix.



Meeting point


About the guide

IFMGA / UIAGM Mountain Guide -
Sébastien is originally from Toulon. Before he dedicated his time fully to his passion, mountaineering, he has completed a degree in Alpine Geography.
His thirst for adventure took him from countries such as Turkey and Peru to the high mountains of Pakistan .
Since 2000, he work as a Mountain Guide in Chamonix, La Clusaz and all over the world.


French | English



What people are saying about Sébastien Laurent

Teddy Papes


April, 2023

Thanks for all your help!

David Pyle


October, 2022

I had a great time climbing with Sebastien. He modified the trip because of the weather and was able to find dry rock on a wet day. Throughout the trip Sebastien not only provided plenty of climbing but also helped me on skills that I wanted to improve on.

Nathan Wangliao


September, 2022

Sebastien was a great guide! Thank you :)

Casey White


June, 2022

Sebastien was a fantastic guide, I had a great time and learned a lot. I would 100% use him again as a guide and the climbing / route choices were great as well

Antonia Mächler


February, 2022

The traveller did not leave a comment.

Robert Davis


July, 2021

Excellent course. Sebastien tailored the content to my goals and was a great and thorough instructor. A very enjoyable and educational course.



January, 2019

Gained skills and confidence in ice climbing, as well as some mountaineering skills. Guide was extremely knowledgeable and supportive. Look forward to working with Seb again.

Slawek Noga


October, 2018

Five amazing days ,professional and friendly service. Keep Calm and Climbing with Sebastien Lauren

david guo


September, 2018

The traveller did not leave a comment.

Alexandra Robert-rodiere


January, 2017

Grâce à Sebastien L vous repoussez vos limites! Exigent mais attentif il vous amènera découvrir des paysages hors des sentiers battus...avec la cool attitude. Bref un super guide!

Pascal Le Flao


February, 2016

Une page superbe, intéressante, un guide talentueux, sympa et simple avec qui on a plaisir à partager notre passion pour la montagne. Merci Sébastien !

Pascal Le Flao


February, 2016

Una página estupenda, interesante, una guía talentosa, agradable y sencilla con la que nos complace compartir nuestra pasión por la montaña. Gracias Sebastián!

D'Jé Titounian


December, 2015

Super semaine avec Sébastien et Guillaume. Très partant pour refaire un stage!!!



July, 2015

Unforgettable experience, thanks to our guide Sebastien we reached the summit, he prepared us not only with the required skills also with the psychological strength for such an emblematic summit. Also we want to thank Gauthier (from Explore-Share) for his help preparing this expedition.



April, 2015

It was my first ski touring experience in high montainous areas: it was just unique thanks notably to the way Sébastien managed us in a very professional way. He inspired confidence in our group while this was the very first time for three among us. Congrats.


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