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Splitboarding and snowboarding in Chamonix, 5 days

Enjoy splitboarding and snowboarding in Chamonix on an exhilarating 5-day program with the guides at WePeaks!

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration5 days
Offer periodFeb, Mar, Dec
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripGroup

Highlights

  • Enjoy 5 days of amazing powder runs in the French Alps.

  • Discover the best spots for splitboarding and snowboarding in Chamonix.

  • Learn safety skills and improve your splitboarding and snowboarding abilities.

Description

Would you like to discover the best places for splitboarding and snowboarding in Chamonix? You will be able to do just that on this exciting 5-day adventure.

Chamonix is renowned as a winter sports destination and is well-reputed for a reason. On this exciting 5-day program, you will be able to go to the best places in the French Alps to practice splitboarding and snowboarding. Additionally, you will stay at a charming hotel where you will be able to enjoy all the necessary comforts for a holiday to feel like a holiday.

We will enjoy the powder snow of emblematic spots in the Alps such as the Mont Blanc massif, Grand Montets and Aiguille du Midi. Additionally, you will acquire new skills including skinning, conversion, DVA use, mapping and studying snow. Every day, we will meet early in the morning at the base of a different ski lift and set off from there. Then, in the evening, we will meet and make a group evaluation. You can find a detailed itinerary below.

Please keep in mind that to join this tour you need prior splitboarding and snowboarding experience. Additionally, you will need to be physically fit so as to spend 4 to 7 hours out on the snow per day. Of course, we will be there to help and guide you every step of the way!

So, are you ready for an exciting 5-day winter sports adventure in Chamonix? Then book your place and join us!

Or, join one of our 3-day beginner ski touring programs in Beufortain!

Accommodation

LA FOLIE DOUCE HOTEL Trendy hotel located at the foot of the ski slopes, an 8-minute walk from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc train station. It is as close to Mont Blanc as Brévent. The establishment offers exceptional comfort: a terrace with 360 ° views, a heated swimming pool and a restaurant serving local cuisine.

Meeting point

17h Hébergement compris

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Itinerary

Day 0: Meeting in Chamonix

17h. Hébergement

Day 1: Assessment and first runs

Morning off-piste on the Brévent / Flégère ski area to assess the group’s skills and get used to riding the splitboard. Afternoon centered around safety rules (ARVA research) and initiation to hiking to learn how to use seal skins.

End of the day: Return around 6 p.m. after assessment and brief of the following day.

Day 2: Mont Blanc massif

Meeting point for the start of the day: 8h at Chamonix-Mon-Blanc station.

Departure by train from Chamonix to Buet then climb in splitboard towards the alpine pastures of Loriaz on a forest track. Shortly before arriving on the plateau, we will go to the head of the Chevrettes 2130m (850m D +) which offers a magnificent view of the Mont Blanc massif. Powder snow descent to the north to join the forest track or longer and steep descent on the west slope depending on conditions.

End of the day: Return around 6 p.m. after assessment and brief of the following day.

Day 3: Free day in Chamonix

Here are some recommendations to have a good time during this day:

  1. For a beautiful hike in the sun with a view of Mont-Blanc:
    Merlet> map of the cry / Merlet> aiguillette des houches via the alpine pastures of Chailloux
  2. For a day of pure relaxation in hot baths:
    QC Terme in Chamonix
  3. If you want to explore the valley quietly:
    Take the Montenvers to go visit the cave of the Mer de Glace or choose the Aiguille du midi cable car to visit the highest altitude museum in Europe with its breathtaking view of the Mont -White.

Day 4: Grand Montets

Meeting: 8h down from the Grands Montets ski lifts.

Climb in a bucket to Bochard and then join the Col des Rachasses in splitboard (1h / 200m). Downhill in powder snow behind the pass towards the Argentière glacier and ascent to the Passon pass 3028m (600m drop) for a long descent to the village of Le Tour.

End of the day: Return around 6 p.m. after assessment and brief of the following day.

Day 5: Aiguille du Midi

Meeting: 9 a.m. at the bottom of the Aiguille du Midi ski lifts.

Ascent to the Aiguille du Midi and descent of the first quarter of the Blanche valley. This is followed by a hike of 400m which leads to the Italian border towards the Col d’Entrèves at 3500m. After a picnic break, the descent of the legendary white valley will bring you back to Chamonix. Many variations are possible depending on the group and the weather.

End of day: Return around 6 p.m. for farewell.


Equipment you will need to bring

Ski equipment (skis, boots, poles)

Helmet

Other gear: The rental of a splitboard pack (splitboard + knives + skins + sticks) is possible with our partner Zero G in Chamonix. Price = 205 € or 51 € per day Boots supplement = 25 € for 4 days


About the guide

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WePeaks was created by 3 friends who share a passion for outdoor sports.

Every day, we face the same challenge: to design new unforgettable sports adventures.

If you want to practice your favorite sport with a community of passionate people in unique places, here you are in the right place.


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Prices per person, per day

Group of 1

EUR 1010 each

Group of 2

EUR 1010 each

Group of 3

EUR 1010 each

Group of 4

EUR 1010 each

Group of 5

EUR 1010 each

Group of 6

EUR 1010 each

Group of 7

EUR 1010 each

Group of 8

EUR 1010 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

• Accommodation

• Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Price details

• INCLUDED: 4 days of supervision; Equipment provided by the guide; 5 nights in Hotel; Morning and evening meals; Repatriation assistance, search and rescue costs; NOT INCLUDED: Transport to the meeting point; Lifts; Personal equipment; Lunch.


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