2 days
Duration
France, Massif du Mont-Blanc
Destinations
Spring, Winter
Dates
Beginner, Skilled
Level

In the heart of the Mont-Blanc massif, sleep in a legendary refuge, and gently learn the practice of ski touring. Everything about the Skitouring weekend Argentière.

From Grands-Montets, in the mythical resort of Chamonix, you will start off with an off-piste ski run to assess your level, then put on skins to reach the Argentière refuge, spend the night in that nice house at the feet of the northern faces of Droites and Courtes. The next day the guide will adapt your program according to the level of the group.

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2020 Dates

Weekends from mid-March to May depending on the snow conditions.
Departure possible every day for the private formula.

2020 Rates

If you’re alone and wishing to benefit a reduced price, you can choose to participate in a group session, if you wish to stay with your peers and go for more steep or wild itineraries you can choose for the private formula.

Price of the group option:

380€ / person (guaranteed departure from 4 subscriptions)

Price of the private option:

2 participants : 560€ / person
3 participants : 430€ / person
5 participants : 330€ / person
6 participants : 295€ / person

Maximum 6 people per group, to benefit from maximum exchange

* The price includes:

  • Supervision by a mountain guide
  • half-board in the Argentière refuge
  • picknicks
  • the Grands Montets ski-lift

* The price does not include:

  • drinks, cereal bars and other personal expensesvotre assurance personnelle
  • your personal insurance
  • transportation to the starting point
  • your equipment
  • everything that isn’t mentioned in « the price includes »

Level

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

Our assets

  • Guaranteed departure from 4 subscriptions
  • Maximum 6 people per group, to benefit from maximum exchange
  • Meeting with your guide and your group the day before departure for the briefing
  • Route often away from the crowd

 

Additional information

AgeAdolescent, Adult

Detailed program

The previous day – Appointment at 6.30 pm at the guides’ office.

Day 1 

Departure from the summit of Grands Montets cable-car (3,295 m) for a beautiful glacial descent. You will put on your skins on your skis to begin that adventure ! Ascent towards Rouges du Dolent glacier and descent to Argentière refuge to spend the night in that nice house at the feet of the northern faces of Droites and Courtes.

Day 2

Breakfast and departure to Col du tour noir (3,535 m) via Améthystes glacier. Lunch under the slopes of Aiguille d’Argentière and a beautiful 2,300-meter descent to the village.

The guides could be led to change the program depending on the weather conditions, the mountains and the level of the participants.

Réservation

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Bookings start from November.

To register, you can send us the registration form dated and signed with a deposit of 30% and the amount of optional insurance.

For any information, we invite you to contact us by mail or by phone at +33 (0) 4 50 47 76 55 (Saint-Gervais) or at +33 (0) 4 50 47 10 08 (Les Contamines). We will be able to guide you in the realization of your project.