Ski Full Day Off-Piste Chamonix
Ski Full Day Off-Piste Chamonix. Book to spend the day off-piste with our Mountain Guides based at our Mont Blanc Escalade climbing centre. Chamonix is undeniably one of the legendary destinations for Off-Piste, Freeride and Mountaineering. Chamonix, the fabled Mont Blanc and its surrounding summits provide countless opportunities to discover the plentiful off-piste routes and make fresh tracks. Experience a true day of skiing off-piste with our Mountain Guides and uncover the the best routes in the Mont Blanc range based on the weather, snow conditions and ski ability. Regardless of whether it is your first time or you are an expert off-piste skier; our guide is at your side whilst you explore the most picturesque, the most challenging or the most famous freeride pistes in the Chamonix Valley.
Off-Piste Skiing in Chamonix
Where is the best Off-Piste Skiing in Chamonix
Find several off-piste options in Chamonix, the surrounding peaks and ski areas. Live the off-piste adventure regardless of ski level, with our Guides ensuring that you discover the best routes. There are a number of famed off-piste routes in the Brévant area; the steep slopes of the Brévent couloir, as well as the couloirs of Ensa and Bozon. On the Flégère side, ski the Combe de Lachenal or the Crochues. In the Balme area, ‘La Tour’ is a paradise for off-piste tree runs & hidden gems, this area can be avalanche prone. Experience the celebrated Aiguille du Midi, with the off-piste descents of the Envers du Plan and the Pré du Rochers. Explore the Grands Montets with its many renowned off-piste slopes.
What equipment is needed for Off-Piste
Safety comes first in any off-piste adventure. An avalanche airbag, transceiver (DVA), probe & shovel are essential. Helmets are strongly recommended. In certain areas, the guide may require you to be equipped with ropes, harnesses and/or crampons. Our Mountain Guide team have access to additional equipment if you need to rent. The more demanding off-piste routes will require a higher level of ski experience. Many of these descents will be on open and exposed slopes suitable for experienced and confident off-piste skiers. Freeride skis are advised in order to take full advantage of the descents in comfort.
How a day skiing Off-Piste works
Our Chamonix base camp is situated in Les Houches, at our Mont Blanc Escalade climbing centre. Meet our Mountain Guides and find all the off-piste advice you will need proir to a day on the slopes. For off-piste adventures in the Chamonix-Les Houches area, the guide can meet at your hotel or accommodation, or alternatively directly on the slopes. After an evaluation of ski level, the weather and snow conditions, the adventure commences. The guide will lead you to the different off-piste areas in Chamonix for a half or full day of off-piste skiing. Safety and enjoyment are paramount for our guides, they’ll share their advice in off-piste technique and fitness to ensure that you have a never to be forgotten freeride experience.