The off-piste skiing in the Aiguille des Glacieres couloir, in the Mont Blanc Range, is a very beautiful experience within a grand and scenic environment. A thrilling alpine excursion in an incredibly evocative glacial area. This backcountry ski tour offers enchanted landscapes and a priceless ski ride.

  • Mont Blanc, Aiguille des Glacieres
  • 7 hours
  • Medium difficulty
  • Presence of nearby refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults and boys

Information about the Aiguille des Glacieres off-piste skiing

Taking the Val Veny cable car the freeride skiers will go up to Prè de Pascal and they will keep going until Rifugio Elisabetta Soldini. The path climbs up heading to Aiguille de Combal. After passing the moraines that branch out from P.te Aiguille des Glaciers the reeride skiers will get to the glacial slopes under the evident couloir that they will climb.

The marvelous descent ski ride takes place through the climb route. After passing the steep part of the couloir, the ski ride goes on very fun and relaxed, except for the stretch with the crevasses where the caution must be constant.

This off-piste skiing in Mont Blanc, in the Aiguille des Glacieres couloir, is a hard extreme skiing itinerary that must be faced with good technical knowledge. It features 35/45° declivities. Pick, crampons, helmet and mountaineering equipment are necessary.

Price of the off-piste skiing experience in the Mont Blanc couloirs

€ 450 - Price up to 2 persons

€ 495 - Price up to 3 persons

€ 550 - Price up to 4 persons

Where to meet your mountain guide for the off-piste skiing

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Start of Skyway Monte Bianco (ticket office)
    Piazzale Funivie Val Veny
    Strada Statale 26 della Valle d'Aosta, 48
    11013 Courmayeur, AO
  • Meeting time 8.30 pm
  • Geographic coordinates 45°48'49.5"N 6°57'26.3"E
  • Transfer There are no transfers from the meeting point to the excursion site.

What to bring

  • Freeride skis
  • Freeride ski boots
  • Telescopic poles
  • Skins
  • Crampons
  • Mountaineering ax
  • Ski helmet
  • Avalanche kit
  • Avalanche backpack

What you need to know

  • Participants Anyone over the age of 16, with an adequate level of training and fitness, can participate in this experience.
  • Under 18 Minors under the age of 18, if unaccompanied, require a waiver of liability from the parent or guardian of the child, that must be given to the guide before the excursion begins.
  • Equipment Remember to bring the minimum required equipment for the activity. If you do not own the equipment let us know, we will provide it for you, if available or for hire.
  • Reservation The reservation for this experience is individual, with a dedicated mountain guide. It may be reserved for a number of participants no greater than the maximum number allowed.
  • Excursion price The price shown is for the excursion with the dedicated mountain guide and possible transfer using the guide's private vehicle. It is valid for individual reservations for a number of participants that does not exceed the maximum number allowed.
  • Skipass The excursion requires the skipass, which is not included in the price, and may be purchased at the ski-lift ticket offices in the departure area.
  • Safety The mountain guide may cancel or suspend the excursion or change the itinerary if minimum safety conditions are not guaranteed. Please view the terms.
  • Moderate terms of cancellation The terms of cancellation and change for this experience are moderate. Please view the terms.

How to reserve your mountain guide

To book the off-piste skiing experience in the Mont Blanc couloirs to the Aiguille des Glacieres with a mountain guide, you must send a request that provides and specifies your contact information, the number of participants and the date/period in which you wish to take the freeride skiing excursion to Mont Blanc.
We will respond immediately to confirm the availability of the guide, the deadline, if any, to confirm the option for the reservation, methods of payment, characteristics and organization of the activity.
Once the reservation is confirmed, we will send you the receipt and the presentation voucher with the details of the service, the name of the mountain guide or the mountaineering school, and all the contact information.