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

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

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.

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1 Day

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May




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.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

The price does not include the guide´s expenses (accommodation, meals, lift tickets, etc). 20 Euros/per person for ice axe, harness, crampons and helmet.

About the guide

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Mountain Guide

Giving and receiving smiles, seeing the satisfaction on the faces of our customers, seeking opportunities for growth, stimulating authenticity in personal and group relationships, in sharing mountaineering disciplines, fears, efforts, and moments of difficulty, which are part of the integrated with experiences, essential ingredients of every summit climb: these are our focus, our beliefs, and our most important results, as outdoor Professionals and as people who love the mountains and their work as Alpine Guides!

Founded in 2013 by Elis and Silvia, PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides is a team of IFMGA-certified Mountain Professionals and outdoor activities experts, based in the town of Aosta, not far from Courmayeur-Chamonix, on the Italian side of the Mont Blanc massif.

We live and work in the beautiful Aosta Valley region, very close to French and Swiss borders near to Geneva, Milan, and Turin international airports.

Mont Blanc, Matterhorn, Dufourspitze, Pyramide Vincent and Regina Margherita Hut, Gran Paradiso, Breithorn, Lyskamm, Castor and Pollux are only a few of several 4000 Alps summits you can climb with us: most of our team of Guides were born and grew up close to these mountains and they have explored the ascent routes several times during different seasons, with skis or crampons!

- We love our work: we plan all our trips with great commitment and deep respect for the Alpine environment, for its inhabitants, and its territories. Including local traditions in different valleys and Alpine areas.

- We love Mountain, Nature, and Outdoor activities, that we like to share with people from all around the world. We are enthusiastic to meet like-minded adventurers and share new experiences and memorable emotions with the support of our Mountain Guides.

- Safety and Risk Management are essential for us, as elements of fundamental importance during every single trip we plan and carry out with our customers: for this reason, we offer introductory courses to the different alpine disciplines (Mountaineering, Rock climbing, Ice climbing, Ski mountaineering, Freeride, Rescue Crevasse, and Avalanche) to convey awareness and responsibility to our customers.

- We offer solid Experience, with several years organizing outdoor disciplines around mountain and wild areas, in many different countries of Italy and Europe, for individuals or groups, including 7-day customer support for booking, logistics, and personal assistance for planning and reservations.

- As certified Mountain Guides, we offer training courses, to improve technical skills and to learn basic knowledge about mountaineering in the Alps, which is essential to explore and climb the Mountains safely in any situation or conditions.

- We are happy to provide customized programs for every customer's demand: our Experience is synonymous with Professionalism and Customer Care to guarantee unforgettable emotions and beautiful smiles!

Fulfill your dreams, discover breathtaking views or simply enjoy an extraordinary day: you just need to use your imagination and we will carry out your trip as you desire to live it!

Let’s plan your next mountain project together!



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What people are saying about -PeaksHunter



Hi, good service from explore share and peaks hunter, only some miscommunication on 2 or 3 days program, due to bad communication between you both. The guide was OK, friendly although non very experienced in the practice of pédagogie and communication, especially before couloir des Goûter s, there can be better briefing on security and also in general on the whole expedition. But he can grow by learning some coaching lessons. We did not do the final ascension due to bad weather, a proposal and financial compensation for 2nd attempt would have been welcome.6/10.can do better.



Claudio is a great guide. He was careful to select objectives that matched our ability, and showed us a great time in beautiful Valpelline. Bravo.



Rolando was a great guide, super nice person... what else?



Great experience all over. The guides Rolando, Ellis and Claudio were very professional and nice. I always felt safe and the route was amazing. Good food and lodging also.



Although the weather wasn't the best on the day of our backcountry skiing trip, it was still the highlight of our stay in Courmayeur. Alberto was very helpful and overall an excellent guide. We highly recommend Alberto for any one in need of a backcountry skiing guide in Courmayeur.

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