Vallee Blanche, the most beautiful and famous off-piste route in the Alps. For those who like to ski off-piste close to amazingly beautiful crevasses and seracs, surrounded by a breathtaking landscape in front of the summit of Mont Blanc!
This is one of the most famous and most amazing off piste experience in Chamonix. All the way from top of Aiguille du Midi, 3842 m, to Chamonix valley, 1032 m, on a glacier and you get to experience the breathtaking views. Several variants and routes to choose from: like the normal Vallee Blanche, the Petit Envers du Plan or the Grand Envers du Plan.
This glacial route is very popular, but the presence of a mountain guide is very strongly recommended. Be sure to pay attention to snow conditions and to the weather forecast. Avalanche search device, probe and shovel are necessary.
Equipment needed: downhill skiing or ski mountaineering equipment, harness, crampons, sunglasses and snow goggles, 15-20 liter backpack, hat, sunscreen, two pairs of gloves, water bottle, jacket.
Date: from January to April
Mountain range: Mont Blanc
Cost approx. per person: 96 €
Level: average (red runs on pistes)
Price incleds: Mountain Guide (UIAGM/IFMGA) fee. Mountaineering equipment in common use, arva and harness.
Not included: accommodation, transport, lifts, meals, other mountaneering.
Group size: 4-6 people