Chamonix Powder Guide - Experience the Vallee Blanche
This is one of the most famous off-piste runs from Chamonix. Taking a lesson with a Mountain Guide to Snowboard the Vallee Blanche is the best way to experience the 2700m vertical / 20km adventure.
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.
Taking the Vallee Blanche as you main objective you take a cable car up to one of the most famous and beautiful view points. As you stand on the French / Italian border admiring the mountains, our guides will check the snow pack and make sure that is safe for dropping in. Then its time to take the ride of your life!
This lesson is for the snowboarder that wants a team riding feeling, you will be accompanied by 3-5 people on the trip although you will be paired with people of similar ability. All guides at Chamonix Snowboard School are qualified with the highest standards, all achieving the UIMGA mountaineering certificate. Safety equipment (transceiver, shovel & probe) are not included but can be organised for you if needed.
If your looking for something really special to make your day then this lesson is sure to top up your back country experience. By taking a qualified guide with you, your not just safe but receiving instruction to improve on back country technique and knowledge at the same time.
What are you waiting for? This is one mega run in the centre of french off-piste paradise.