Where: Courmayeur - Chamonix
Technical level: skiers used to parallel skis on red runs
Duration: one day
Dates: any day, on request
Period: from January to mid-April
Meeting point: to be agreed upon
Evocative Mont Blanc Ski Traverse
A spectacular 24-km route that threads its way down through the Mont Banc Massif over majestic glaciers that stretch down to the Chamonix Valley, across the Mer de Glace, alongside impressive granite spires and pinnacles. The track presents no technical difficulties and the descent takes 4-5 hours, including stops for photographs and packed snacks, as required.
Departure from Punta Helbronner - Courmayeur
On request, departure from Aiguille du Midi - Chamonix
Departure by SkyWay cable car from Punta Helbronner (3466mt)
Ski descent over the Vallée Blanche Glacier, the heart of Mont Blanc, down to Chamonix (1100mt)
Return to Courmayeur by bus or private shuttle.
Technical level required: skiers familiar with parallel skis on red runs.
Cost: € 85 each, groups of min. 7 to max. 8 persons per Guide
Cost: € 95 each, groups of min. 4 to max. 6 persons per Guide
Alpine Guide assistance
ARTVA + harness
Fee does not include:
Cable car ticket (Punta Helbronner cable car)
Montenvers rack railway (if necessary)
Bus ticket to come back from Chamonix to Courmayeur
Any items not specified in “ Fee includes”
€ 39 SkyWay Punta Helbronner cable car ticket
€ 30 Montanvert – Chamonix rack railway ticket (if necessary)
€ 15 Chamonix - Courmayeur bus ticket
• transfer services can be arranged where necessary.
• meeting point in Chamonix and Chamonix-Courmayeur round trip transfer by private shuttle (only for groups already formed)
In case of any itinerary changes due to unpredictable circumstances that are not attributable to the organisers (e.g. bad weather, inadequate technical ability of participants, etc.), any extra costs incurred will be debited to participants.
In case of bad weather, the scheduled activity will be replaced by an alternative off-piste outing in Courmayeur or La Thuile.
10 days before the planned excursion. Bookings are accepted on a 30% non-refundable down payment of the total price. Payment in full must be made before the start of the activities.
Where the minimum number of participants is not reached, the existing participants will either incur additional charges or the excursion will be cancelled.
a) At 9.00am in front of the Punta Helbronner cable car terminal in Entrèves Courmayeur.
b) At 8.30am in front of the Courmayeur Tourism Office in Piazzale Monte Bianco.
Normal ski outfit
Backpack max. 20/30 lt