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GUIDED OFF-PISTE FREETOURING
4 Days | 4 Nights | 4 Ski Days

Location: Europe | Tour Focus: Guided | Terrain Focus: Off-Piste, On-Piste, Backcountry, Sidecountry
Ability: Intermediate to Expert
Price p/p From price based on 4 nights twin-share lodging in a minimum group of 6 people.
Base/invoice currency is in EURO inc taxes.
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USD 989
Discover the best of the world's ski & mountaineering mecca, Chamonix, during low season in January, when the crowds are few but the snow is awesome! Inquire about a custom tour to suit your best dates & group size.....
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Chamonix Off-Piste & Freetouring

Overview

Discover the best of the world's ski & mountaineering mecca, Chamonix, during low season in January, when the crowds are few but the off-piste snow & freeriding is awesome!

Chamonix Off-Piste & Freetouring Ski Tour
Chamonix Off-Piste & Freetouring Ski Tour
Chamonix Off-Piste & Freetouring Ski Tour

Ski Resorts & Terrain

The Chamonix valley comprises 4 main 'traditional' ski resorts plus the total off-piste freeride access provided by the Aiguille du Midi cable cars on the flanks of Mont Blanc. All the Chamonix resorts provide a varied experience on multiple aspects with nearly limitless off-piste options, even when the weather is poor. The resorts include classics like the freeride legend of Grands Montets, plus Brevent-Flegere, Balme-Tour-Vallorcine & Les Houches. In Italy, the amazing Skyway Monte Bianco provides access to many off-piste & free-touring itineraries.

Meeting Point & Transport

The meeting point for the tour is La Chaumière Mountain Lodge, near the Les Moussoux train station on the Mont Blanc Express railway line. For information on how to get to there, see our Travel to Chamonix page.

Accommodation & Meals

Enjoy the hospitality, food & drink of a classic French mountain town for 4 nights, staying in locally run lodge only 10min walk from the centre of Chamonix. Breakfast & dinner are included. See the Accommodation Tab for more.

Guides & Group Size

All guides are fully certified mountain guides with extensive local ski & mountaineering experience, plus their understanding of clients needs/wishes, and their teaching/organisational skills. The maximum number of guests per guide/group will be 6.

Chamonix Off-Piste & Freetouring Ski Tour
Chamonix Off-Piste & Freetouring Ski Tour
Chamonix Off-Piste & Freetouring Ski Tour

Technical & Personal Requirements*

Ski Ability

Participants must be experienced skiers. You should be at ease with skiing on all types of snow at a sustained pace all day long. Slopes may include short steep & exposed sections (40o to 45o) plus couloirs. Skinning uphill will be involved, but will be no more than 45 min to 1 hour per day. No previous skinning/ski touring experience is required. All ski gear can be rented & avalanche safety gear is included in the tour price.

Fitness

Good physical condition is required, skinning or short ascents on foot will not exceed 45 min - 1hr/day. You should be prepared to ski all day long at a good pace, approx. 4 - 6 hrs skiing.

*Good to know: if you don't have the level required, the guide may ask you to leave if necessary for the well-being of the rest of the group. If in doubt, please do not hesitate to ask!

A Note About Covid

The tour operator undertakes to follow all the recommendations issued by the relevant government. Participants will be informed of the health protocols relating to the accommodation where they stay - it is mandatory to respect them. For the latest on travelling to Europe see the website Reopen Europe.

Accommodation & Food

Hotel Lodgings

Accommodation on the tour will be at the charming La Chaumière Mountain Lodge, a 10 min walk from the centre of Chamonix and near the Les Moussoux train station on the Mont Blanc Express railway line. The Aiguille du Midi valley station is also only 10 minutes from the lodge.

For lodgings prior to , or after the tour, search & book here for Chamonix accommodation.

Chamonix Off-Piste & Freetouring Ski Tour
Chamonix Off-Piste & Freetouring Ski Tour
Chamonix Off-Piste & Freetouring Ski Tour

Food

Meals provided on the tour are on a half-board basis at the lodge, starting with dinner on the first night & finishing with breakfast on the last morning. Enjoy the local cuisine! Drinks will be available at the hotel & at other local bars. Chamonix has one of the more vibrant apres ski & nightlife scenes in the French Alps.

Lunches will had out on the slopes or at a ski resort mountain hut as dictated by the wishes of the group &/or the ski terrain planned for the day. The guide knows all the best places for fantastic lunches in the mountains. Follow their lead!

Rates & Inclusions

Rates Information

Month of January: 4 days/4 nights from €845

  • Invoice / base currency is EUR €;
  • Price based on minimum group of 6;
  • Custom dates for private groups on request;
  • Convert to your currency here.
Inclusions
  • ACCOMMODATION: 4 nights twin share La Chaumière Mountain Lodge
  • MEALS: Half-board - breakfast & dinner
  • GUIDE: Full-time professional guide during entire tour (max. ratio 1:6)
  • GLACIER SAFETY EQT: Harness/sling/carabiner (if you don't have your own)
  • TRAINING: In the use of all safety & rescue equipment
Add-ons
  • LIFT PASSES: 4 days (budget depends on ski location in the valley - max. €280)
  • EXTRA DAYS: Price on request
Not Included

Terms & Conditions

As per agreed terms & conditions with the tour operator, Up Ski & Mountain Guides, including but not limited to the following:

A] Information and Booking

The bookings are always confirmed after an email and/or phone contact.

The booking is effective after the payment of the deposit.

B] Payment

A deposit of 20% of the total price is required for booking. It must be payed, at the latest, three months before the first day of the trip.

The balance (80%) is due, at the latest, one week before the first day of the trip.

All payment are to be made to the bank account information given on the invoice that will be sent to you. Please use the invoice number as a reference for your payment.

C] Cancellation Policy

If UP Ski & Mountain Guides are cancelling the trip, all payment that you’ve made will be integrally returned to you.

If you are cancelling, whatever the reasons are:

  • More than three months before the trip, all payment will be returned to you, minus 5% of administrative fees.
  • Less than three months before the trip, we keep you deposit.

D] Insurances

UP Ski & Mountain Guides professional insurances are, in no case, substitute to your own personal insurances, and you are responsible for purchasing one that covers the search & rescue, medical and repatriation costs for all activities and countries concerned by the trip.

Company Detail

UP Ski & Mountain Guides AB is a company registered in Sweden under the number 556985-2097