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Vallée Blanche guided off-piste skiing day

Vallée Blanche guided off-piste skiing day
Vallée Blanche ridge
View on the Vallée Blanche
Going down the ridge of Aiguille du Midi
Vallée Blanche Powder snow

Join an IFMGA-certified guide on this exciting Vallée Blanche off-piste ski descent, starting at the Aiguille du Midi. A great off-piste option in the Mont Blanc massif!

Private

Alps

1 Day

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Dec

Fit

Intermediate


Description

In the heart of the Mont Blanc massif, the Vallée Blanche is an exceptional option for an off-piste ski descent. Join us for an exciting ski day this winter or spring!

Over 20 kilometers long, this descent starts at the summit of Aiguille du Midi (3842m) and ends in Chamonix-Mont Blanc (1050m) or at the Montenvers train, depending on the snow conditions.

If you are not a very experienced off-piste skier, a certified mountain guide is essential for this adventure! We will be on high mountain and glacial terrain.

We will choose the best itinerary depending on the number of participants and their level, as there are many possibilities. Some options are the Classic route, the Petit Envers or the Grand Envers.

The Classic route of the Vallée Blanche takes about 4-6 hours. This descent is long and, although it is not difficult, you need to be able to control speed and trajectory. If we had to compare it to a run, it could probably be a Red. But keep in mind that here we are off-piste, without organized safety measures.

At the end of the descent, we need to ascend by foot for about 20 minutes to reach the Mottets chalet and then Chamonix, or the Montenvers train.

Please send us a request if you are interested in this off-piste descent, one of our favourites in the Alps. We would love to guide you! 

Prices per person

Price last updated by the guide on: Nov 8, 2022

Group of 1

EUR 440 Each

Group of 2

EUR 230 Each

Group of 3

EUR 180 Each

Group of 4

EUR 140 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

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


Details

More info

  • Not included in the price : the lift, lunch and transfer back to the starting point (depending on the itinerary we choose).

  • Equipment: normal ski equipment with fat skis if possible, normal ski clothes, backpack with ARVA, shovel and probe.

  • I can help you renting the equipment (please inform me prior to arriving as to what you will need).


About the guide

Based in Chamonix, I am in love with the Alps because of everything they offer me: great off-piste skiing, perfect granite climbing, superb peaks and ridges in high altitude.

I love to work with people, share my experience with them and guide them with passion.

Languages

French | English

Certificates

SNGM

Residence

Chamonix, France


What people are saying about this trip

Shannon Maher

5.00

March, 2022

The snow quality was pretty mediocre- crud, ice, but the surroundings spectacular! Truly one of the most beautiful places on earth. We actually toured with a different guide, Vasile, who was careful and very competent. Nice guy too! My second time doing the VB. Highly recommend.

Richard

5.00

March, 2020

Given the fairly poor snowconditions the ride on Vallee Blanche was really good. Our guide Daniel was excellent with stories about every peak and decent. The kids also thought we had a great day!

Annie

5.00

March, 2020

Gauthier was helpful and patient with my questions leading up to the trip. Our guide, Daniel, was fantastic. Very nice guy who had us feeling comfortable and confident. We loved doing the Valle Blanche and seeing the panorama at Brevent. Daniel catered our experience to fit the needs of our large group that had varying skill sets.

Andrew

5.00

February, 2020

Really great experience in Chamonix. Daniel was my guide, and he was wonderful. Friendly, personable, and seemed to genuinely care that we had a good time. Not only did he take us to some great spots, but he told us about others and gave us advice for subsequent days, and it made my whole weekend in Chamonix excellent. Highly recommended!

Jordan

5.00

February, 2020

Was a great experience. Daniel took us to great off piste locations and catered to our level of experience

Janno

5.00

February, 2020

Really cool journey!

Sean Myers

5.00

February, 2020

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Joe

5.00

February, 2020

Had a great experience with my wife off-piste, highly recommended!

Ante

5.00

February, 2020

This was absolutely the best day of our 7 day ski trip to Chamonix. It wouldn’t be the same without our guide Daniel who made us feel comfortable, welcome and most of all, safe. From the start to finish everything was perfectly planned and adjusted to our possibilities. It was not just skiing, there were times when genuine knowledge and skills were needed and Daniel showed his best. Nevertheless, he’s a kind of person you’d like to be friends with. While reading reviews about Vallée Blanche, I’ve noticed that some described this descent as a piece of cake, but in reality you should evaluate your fitness and skiing possibilities with your guide first. All in all, the scenery is spectacular, the whole experience unique and totally worth the money. Thank you Gauthier for smooth and proper communication before the experience! And thank you Daniel for everything!

William

5.00

February, 2020

Daniel was an excellent guide. He took my son to some places we would have never have gone and was able to find powder and some skiing terrain that he would not have found in the northeastern US where he typically skiis. Daniel's knowledge of the mountain was terrific. He worked with my 15 year-old as best as he could to get him comfortable with a stranger to the point where they communicated openly and shared personal stories. Daniel also made positive comments about my son's skiing abilities and about his conditioning which were encouraging. They seemed to really connect on a passion for skiing and my son's desire to return again to take on even more challenges with Daniel are strong. We highly recommend him.

Delaney

5.00

February, 2020

The Vallée Blanche tour was really incredible and our guide, Daniel, made sure we enjoyed our day. All in all, it was one of the highlights of our trip!

Thibaut

5.00

February, 2020

Ne pas hésiter à vivre cette fabuleuse expérience, un guide super vous encadre et vous fait découvrir ce lieu magique un niveau de ski correct seulement suffit pour découvrir ce lieu unique. Notre guide Daniel nous a fait partager sa passion et son amour de ces montagnes. Il nous a aussi fait part de ses expérience au milieu de ce paysage magique. A faire !

Audrey

5.00

January, 2020

Très belle journée de ski dans un décor et des conditions magiques.

Joe

5.00

January, 2020

Had a great experience with my wife off-piste, highly recommended!

Delaney

5.00

January, 2020

The Vallée Blanche tour was really incredible and our guide, Daniel, made sure we enjoyed our day. All in all, it was one of the highlights of our trip!

Lyndall

5.00

January, 2020

Gauthier organised a very highly experienced mountain guide, Daniel, who was IFMGA qualified, to look after me on the day. Gauthier was friendly, had excellent english, and was totally professional and organised. Daniel guided me with professionalism and absolute safety. We became good friends in no time at all. I had a great day out in a safe but somewhat challenging environment. I would recommend Gauthier and his team to anyone looking for a safe but adventurous day out in Chamonix. My experience was personalised, adventurous, controlled and safe. I look forward to returning soon for another great day or days skiing in Chamonix with Gauthier and his team. Thank you.

Thinaut

5.00

January, 2020

Ne pas hésiter à vivre cette fabuleuse expérience, un guide super vous encadre et vous fait découvrir ce lieu magique un niveau de ski correct seulement suffit pour découvrir ce lieu unique. Notre guide Daniel nous a fait partager sa passion et son amour de ces montagnes. Il nous a aussi fait part de ses expérience au milieu de ce paysage magique. A faire !  

Trine

5.00

January, 2020

The planned date was changed due to better snow conditions one day earlier and we felt like the Guide, Daniel, understood what conditions we would appreciate. Daniel took us out on this amazing trip down Vallee Blanche, on perfect snow and told us stories about the area and all the visible peaks we could see from our line.




 

 

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