2 days
Europe, Massif du Mont-Blanc
Beginner, Skilled

Freeski around Mont-Joly

Freeski around Mont-Joly: Discover the wild and secret off-piste tracks and enjoy a night in a refuge at the foot of Mont-Joly

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2020 Dates

Every weekend from December to March for group sessions, every day for private sessions, depending on the conditions.

Participants and supervision

Max. 6 people per guide. Guaranteed departure in group sessions from 4 subscriptions. You’ll be supervised by a mountain guide.

2020 Rates

If you are alone or a small group and you’d like to benefit the lowest rate, you can opt for a group session. If you prefer to stay in your private group you can choose the private formula.

Price of the group session

405€ / person (Guaranteed departure from 4 subscriptions)

 Price of the private session

2 participants : 620€ / person
3 participants : 510€ / person
5 or 6 participants : 385€ / person

* The price includes

  • Supervision by a mountain guide
  • Half board in the hut
  • 2-day ski pass
  • picknicks
  • bus transfers

* The price doesn’t include

  • Drinks, cereal bars and other personal expenses
  • Transportation to the starting point
  • Your personal insurance
  • Your equipment
  • Everything that isn’t mentioned in « the price includes »

Technical and physical level

For good skiers in good physical shape. Passes and summits with technical difficulties. You need to have some experience in ski touring. Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about the required level.

our assets

  • We carry the minimum of picnics on the back, we have them prepared by the guards of refuge.
  • We prefer small groups.
  • Many possible routes depending on the snow and your level

Additional information

AgeAdolescent, Adult

detailed 2-day program

The day before
Appointment at 6.30 pm at the guides’ office.

 Day 1
Appointment at the departure of the lifts of Saint-Gervais. To the top of the ski area by the ski lifts and after a first descent off-piste we put on the skins to access the summit of Mont-Joly highest point of the ski area. Descent on the Planay to join the lifts of Rochebrune to go to the top of the ski area Cote 2000. We hike to the refuge of the Croix de Pierre to spend the evening and the night. Depending on the conditions the off-piste can be changed respecting the loop of the planned route. D + 375m / D- 1250m

Day 2
Departure from the Croix de Pierre refuge for an off-piste descent towards the small village of Belleville on the Hauteluce ski area. Gondola lift to the Col du Joly in Contamines. We put on the skins for a departure to Col de la Cycle. Possibility of climbing one of the three passes of the area, according to the conditions and the level of the participants. Good to know, the col de la fenêtre is the easiest, cycle is intermediate and Col des Chasseurs is the most advanced. Descent from the summit of the pass in the Bonhomme valley towards the Balme refuge and the village of Notre-Dame-de-la-Gorge Contamines. Shuttle transfer to the starting point in Saint-Gervais and debriefing with the guides of Saint-Gervais. D + 250 / D- 1750m

Les guides pourront être amenés à modifier le programme en fonction des conditions météorologiques, des conditions de la montagne et du niveau des participants.


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Reservations starting early november

Register by filling the registration form dated and signed and with the 30% deposit, plus the optional insurance coverage amounts. Having a repatriation help service coverage is compulsory to attend our trips. If you do not have one, we can offer you one.

For further information, please contact us by mail or by calling +33 (0)4 50 47 76 55 (Saint-Gervais) or  +33 (0)4 50 47 10 08 (Les Contamines). We can help you to realise your projects.