you want to spend a full week of adventurous snowshoeing
in often remote areas of the Chamonix region, then this
is the course for you. During the week you will explore
many different regions, often visiting Switzerland or
Italy for a day, as well as France. Our
trips differentiate from others, in that we aim to introduce
you to the real backcountry, to escape the crowds.
to Chamonix, course briefing
e.g. Loriaz / Prarion
du Berard or Refuge de Loriaz
Truc or Plan d'Aiguille
snowshoe / ascend to a hut
Entre Deux Sauts / Arpille
check out and depart
the full itinerary of this course on the
main website, please click
Course Dates Chamonix snowshoeing
[ 4 ] 19 - 25 Jan 2020
[ 4 ] 8 - 14 Mar 2020
[ 3 ] 29 Mar - 4 Apr 2020
The numbers in brackets next to each course date
indicate the remaining spaces. Please contact us
of you require more spaces, as often we can release
extra places, subject to availability.
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full days UIMLA guiding, 1:8 max ratio
7 days holiday in total, Sunday-Saturday
Course Inclusions: 1) UIMLA guide for five
days, 2) Chamonix course hosts for logistics & briefings,
3) Pre course information booklet, 4) Equipment discount
voucher for UK shops, 5) Six nights B&B accommodation
in Chamonix (inc. bedding & towels), 6) Free 36
page technical Course Instruction Booklet, 7) Road /
rail transport in Chamonix valley, 8) Support and logistics
back up while in resort, 9) Equipment hire of snowshoes,
avalanche transceiver, probe & shovel.
1) Travel to and from Chamonix, 2) Personal laundry,
telephone calls, lunches, evening meals, & any purchases
in mountain huts / hotels / restaurants, 3) Cable cars
and mountain uplift, 4) Optional transport costs to
travel outside the Chamonix valley, 5) Any optional
stays in a mountain hut on a half board basis for you
and the guide, 6) Activities insurance, & excess
sizes: 2 - 8 people per UIMLA mountain guide.
For group sizes of over 8 people, there are multiple guides,
and the teams travel independently of each other.
The loan of all technical equipment for each
client is included* in the course price as required: snowshoes,
avalanche transceiver, avalanche probe and shovel.