Exciting and thrilling off-piste skiing experience along the multiple slopes of the Pavillon woods, in a majestic and extraordinary environment. The woods of Mont Frety are a real Paradise for "powder", with several freeride skiing itineraries with an elevation loss of 825 meters each.

  • Mont Blanc, Mont Frety
  • 6 hours
  • Medium difficulty
  • Presence of nearby refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults and boys

Information about the off-piste skiing skiing in the Pavillon woods

The off-piste skiing to Mont Frety starts from Courmayeur. With the SkyWay Monte Bianco the free-riders reach the first station of the cable car, 2195 meters, from where countless itineraries start.

The optimal exposure offers great choices for off-piste runs all along the Pavillon woods, almost all the time in beautiful fresh powder. The riders will experience an unforgettable and thrilling day, always skiing off-piste and on different runs every time.

Off-piste "Bisteccone" (Big Stake)
The path starts from Toula and -traversing- it leaves the wide plains above Mount Pavillon and It enters the evocative suspended quadrilateral. Passing a steep wall the hikers will access the couloir and they will reach the narrowest point of the cleft. The path, then, pops out on some marvelous, wide and fun open spaces that lead to the cottages and to the trail that brings back to La Palud.

Off-piste Canale diretto"
The descent starts from the exit of Pavillon and in high declivity heads to the entrance of the evident and steep couloir. After crossing it, the hikers will get out on the plains of the evocative brook and they will keep going through La Palud as described in the in the above itinerary.

Off-piste "Mont Fréty"
The descending line follows the summer trail and It goes round the top station of the cable car going all the way to the left side. This itinerary features less notable declivities and it allows to reach the underlying planes with marvelous lines among the beautiful conifer woods.

The off-piste skiing in the Pavillon woods includes multiple diverse runs, at an incline varying 30 to 40 degrees and 825 meter elevation gain. It requires good training and mastering of technical skiing skills because of its BS (Good Skier) rating.

Price for the off-piste skiing skiing in the Pavillon woods

€ 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 in the Pavillon woods

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Start of Skyway Monte Bianco
    Strada Statale 26 dir, n° 48
    11013 Courmayeur, AO
  • Meeting time 8.30 pm
  • Geographic coordinates 45°48'57.2"N 6°57'20.8"E
  • Transfer There are no transfers from the meeting point to the excursion site.

What to bring

  • Freeride skis
  • Freeride ski boots
  • Telescopic poles
  • 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 to Mont Frety in the Pavillon woods, 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 in 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.