Our second course of the winter season, the safari takes in all the best skiing the Mont Blanc Massif has to offer. Staying in the village of St. Gervais you will ski a different area every day in the quiet tree lined resorts where the off piste is easily accessible and the powder relatively untouched. The skiing will be mostly off piste exploring the 2 areas over the 4 day weekend.
A strong parallel skier, with some off-piste experience similar to Belle Traces.
As we are partners with Sanglard in Chamonix, we were very pleased to secure a discount for all our guests, past, present and future.
Do bear in mind if you need rental equipment it is a very good idea to book in advance especially in high season. We have worked with Sanglard Sports for 19 years now and you can book online to secure the best deal and you can obtain 15-40% discount and you can obtain a further 5% discount by using code skiweekend.
If you are in Chamonix and prefer just to go into the shop then we can also provide a 15% discount voucher, just email Doug. They also have 3 shops in the valley, 1 in Chamonix centre, 1 at the foot of the slopes in Argentiere and 1 in Vallorcine so if you have an issue on the slopes it is easy to pop in when you are on the slopes.
Sanglards is situated in the centre of Chamonix. There is car parking outside the shop. If you don’t have your own transport then please contact us and we will arrange for you to be collected from the chalet and taken back – please give at least 1 weeks notice
Chamonix is our main base. The ski area itself is vast and spreads all along the valley and across to St Gervais, Megeve and Les Contamines. The variety of skiing on and off piste is well documented and in case you’re tempted to think the accolades are over-effusive we can tell you that they are not.
The town couldn’t be more different from the typical, purpose built French ski resort. It is steeped in both history and the towering mountain scape in which it sits. You don’t have to be an expert to enjoy the place, but it is the adventurous who really benefit from the range of activities available, and that indescribable vibe of being in the ‘home of Alpinism’.
Chamonix is a long established, year-round tourist town that has a large permanent population and hence great access to everything you may need. Spread along a linear valley, there are 5 distinctly different ski domains/resorts and some of Europe’s most renowned ski itineraries.