Ski touring day trip in the Col d'Entrèves, Chamonix

Ski touring day trip in the Col d'Entrèves, Chamonix
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Activity Snapshot

  • Sport level: Advanced
  • Spoken languages: French, English
  • Fitness level: Advanced
  • Minimum age: minimum 14 y/o
  • Duration: full day
  • Cancellation policy: 
    moderate1) Cancellation 10 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are automatically refunded for the full activity price

    2) Cancellation between 4 and 10 days prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are entitled to a 50% refund

    3) 4 days or later, prior to the agreed activity starting date, is considered last-minute cancellations
    → No refund will be made
  • Meeting point:
    Téléphérique de l'Aiguille du Midi, 100 Place de l'Aiguille du Midi, 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
  • Opening seasons:

Activity description

Get started on ski touring at Col d'Entrèves with a passionate and experienced instructor!

The Mont-Blanc massif and the Alps in general are a vast playground for backcountry skiing riders.

During this introduction to ski touring, you will be accompanied by Martin Narcy, a mountain guide who will teach you the basics of this winter sport.

Programme:
- You meet up at 8 am and climb the Aiguille du Midi cable car then go down the ridge and the beginning of the Vallée Blanche.
- At the foot of the Pointe Adolphe Rey, you skin from the Combe Maudite to the Col d'Entrèves. You enjoy a beautiful view of the Alps (France/Italy/Switzerland).
- You return by riding down the Vallée Blanche to Chamonix according to the conditions, or end of the trip to the Montenvers train.
- Return to Chamonix in the middle of the afternoon.

Objectives:
- Discover another type of ski activity
- First experience in mountain skiing

Activity requirements

Minors must have authorisation from their parents.
A good physical condition is required. It is necessary to have a good level of skiing, control of its speed and trajectory, and the habit of evolving in changing snow and often deep at this altitude. Experience in ski touring is recommended but not mandatory.

Special terms

Price is given for a group of 1 to 4 participants.
Possibility to rent the ski and mountain equipment on site
Activity subject to weather conditions

Included
  • Mountain guide
  • Harness, avalanche beacon, backpack
Excluded
  • Ski lift pass
Do not forget to bring
  • Suitable clothing and footwear
  • Lunch
  • Water & snacks
  • ski and mountain equipment (crampons)
Meeting point
Téléphérique de l'Aiguille du Midi, 100 Place de l'Aiguille du Midi, 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Get directions

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