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Tour des Periades (Chamonix) 1-day alpine splitboarding tour

Join one of the IFMGA-certified guides in the Peakshunter team on a splitboarding day along the scenic Periades route in Chamonix, in the stunning European Alps.

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration1 day
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelOccasional
Type of tripNot specified


The Tour des Periades (Periades Route) is one of the most beautiful alpine routes within the Mont Blanc massif (4,808m), located in the Chamonix-Mont-Blanc region, on the border between France and Italy.

The trail is also a perfect destination for off-piste ski touring and snowboarding enthusiasts. It features great snow conditions and backcountry terrain, plus panoramic views to red-orange sharp rugged peaks, glacier fields, and vast snow-covered mountains. Along the way, it offers stunning views to the north face of the Grand Jorasses (4,208m), a group of granite peaks on the northern part of the Mont Blanc massif.

Our trip will begin and end in the Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (France) or the Courmayeur (Italy) ski areas, at the base of Mont Blanc (4,808m), the highest peak in the Alps and in the whole western Europe. We will start by checking the group’s technical equipment and then taking the Giant Glacier cable car uphill.

We will first splitboard down a part of the Vallée Blanche, one of the most scenic slopes in the Alps, and then skin to the summit of the Périades Glacier. We will traverse along the steep, glacial Brèche Puiseux passage using crampons and ice axes, and then splitboard across the magnificent Mont Mallet glacier. Finally, we will begin our descent down the Vallée Blanche, back to Chamonix or Courmayeur.

Don’t miss this fabulous splitboarding experience in the heart of the Alps! Book your trip now.

I also offer a ski touring version of this program. If you are looking other adventures in the area, I recommend the 1-day heliskiing tour in the Aosta Valley and the 2-day mountaineering trip in Grandes Jorasses by the normal route.


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Chamonix (France) or Courmayeur (Italy), to be agreed by the group


About the guide

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Founded in 2013 by Elis and Silvia, PEAKSHUNTER is a team of IFMGA-certified mountain guides.

Although we all have different backgrounds and experiences, we share the same goals and projects and, more than anything, love our job and share a deep passion for the mountains.

Professionalism and safety are our core values because we love our job and we are passionate about Mountain and Nature.
We are enthusiastic to share new adventures and guarantee the most memorable emotions to all our clients.
If you are interested in experience the beauty of Nature and the power of the Mountains, Peakshunter Mountain Guides will be happy to guide you! We want to provide you with intense emotions and want to be there to share them with you. We feel we've done our job when there are big, cheesy smiles on everybody's faces at the end of the day.

We want to build a strong, long-lasting relationship with our clients, based on the respect we feel for everyone who joins us in the exploration of this striking vertical world.

Mont Blanc, Matterhorn, Monterosa, Dufourspitze and Margherita Hut, Gran Paradiso, Breithorn, Castor and Pollux are only a few of several 4000 Alps summits next to the area we live and work: the beautiful little Aosta Valley region, close to French and Swiss borders and not far from Geneva, Milan and Turin international airports.

Realize your dreams, discovering breathtaking views or simply living an extraordinary day: you just need to use your imagination and we will realize your trip as you desire to live it!

Peakshunter Mountain Guides team will be happy to guide you, sharing adventures and being you companions, personal trainers, consultants and expertise supporters for all you need in planning the next Mountain dream!

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