Chamonix Snowshoe
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If 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.
Sun Travel to Chamonix, course briefing
Mon Snowshoeing e.g. Loriaz / Prarion
Tue Col du Berard or Refuge de Loriaz
Wed Mont Truc or Plan d'Aiguille
Thu Day snowshoe / ascend to a hut
Fri Pas Entre Deux Sauts / Arpille
Sat Breakfast, check out and depart
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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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Price: £799 Book online
5 full days UIMLA guiding, 1:8 max ratio
7 days holiday in total, Sunday-Saturday
Standard 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.
Exclusions: 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 baggage charges.
Group 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.
Notes: The loan of all technical equipment for each client is included* in the course price as required: snowshoes, avalanche transceiver, avalanche probe and shovel.

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