Chamonix Backcountry Adventures with JSH Snowsports in March
This is a 5 day back-country ski adventure camp based out of Chamonix, exploring all the Mont Blanc Range has to offer. You will be in a group of maximum 6 people during the week spent in the French alpine resort. This course is for Intermediate to advanced skiers with previous off-piste knowledge.
Chamonix is a town located in the French Alps, its famous for its towering peaks and based under the tallest mountain in Europe, Mont Blanc (4,808m). It is one of the oldest ski towns in the world with tourism dating back to 1821 when the first guiding association was established. Since then the town has become a mecca for backcountry enthusiasts and mountaineers, Making Chamonix a centre for progressive mountain culture in Europe.
With 5 days of progression this enables us to really improve on your skiing in the most natural way possible, we can use all aspects of the mountain depending on the weather and snow conditions to your advantage .
At JSH Snowsports you will get to ski with the highest qualified BASI Level 4 ISTD ski coaches, who will share their expertise about how to improve mentally, technically and physically as a skier to improve your backcountry skiing. Together with IFMGA Mountain Guides they will help you set new goals or simply help you enjoy your time on the mountains with useful tips and tricks. Their expertise will enable you to access terrain that may have previously seemed unachievable.
This exclusive camp will take place between March 6th 2017 - March 10th 2017, You need to be a relatively experienced off piste skier, with the ability to link turns smoothly in powder snow with confidence, but wish to add skills to improve your ability when snow conditions become more varied and slopes become steeper.
If you are looking to push yourself to the next level this is the course for you. Fitness levels need to be such that you are able to last a good day skiing on the mountain including ski touring and boot packing to access suitable terrain. Some experience of ski touring is necessary to allow us to concentrate on learning new mountaineering skills.