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Free-ride Mont Blanc and Monte Rosa (7 Days / 6 Nights)

Courmayeur - Gressoney-La-Trinite
Includes
  • Hotel accommodations in double room with half board
  • Accompaniment and assistance by a mountain guide IFMGA (International Union of Mountain Guides Associations)
  • Transfers during the course of the program by minibus
  • Transport of equipment and personal luggage by minibus
  • Ski pass for ski lifts
  • Use of safety equipment and first aid
  • Insurance for mountain rescue
Itinerary
Day1
Start your alpine adventure meeting with your World on Skis Representative at your hotel in Courmayeur. Enjoy dinner with your Mountain Guide and participate in a review of the week’s itinerary.
 
Day2
Your day of off-piste skiing in Courmayeur starts with an ascent via ski lift to Plan Checruit situated at 1700m. Your morning runs are dedicated to the many trails throughout the forests of Val Veny. In the afternoon, take the cable car up the mountain to 'Arp where you can take-in the unforgettable views along the south side of Mont Blanc. Then, enjoy an off-piste descent into the valley through Arp to Dolonne. Tonight you will enjoy some rest and relaxation at your hotel in Courmayeur.
 
Day3
This morning after breakfast, a short transfer takes you from Courmayeur to Entreves. Here you will take the new cable car leading to the heart of Mont Blanc in Punta Helbronner located at an elevation of 3462m. After a pause to admire the exceptional vista of the White Valley’s peaks and glaciers, begin your descent to Chamonix. Ski across the glacier and under the walls of Giant's Tooth and Aiguille de Chamonix. Return by bus to Courmayeur for an overnight stay.
 
Day4
Power-up with breakfast at your hotel then motor through the Valle d 'Aosta by Courmayeur Champoluc to arrive at the foot of Mont Rose, a pleasant drive of about 1.5 hours. The day of skiing commences towards Gressoney where your hotel accommodations for the next three nights await. Your luggage will meet you at the hotel at the end of the day. The wooded areas of Champoluc and the beautiful gondola will allow you to discover the many possibilities of this unique area for off-piste skiing. Overnight at the Gressoney La Trinité hotel.
 
Day5
Today you will experience a day of freeriding in Alagna, on the Piedmont side. This area is well-known for its long and wild descents. From Gressoney take the ski lifts to Punta Indren to ski The Balma, acclaimed for freeriding among ski aficionados the world over. Encounter wide slopes with many variations from the upper station to the old station of the cable car as you explore the snowy terrain of the Balma. The route is long and with the right snow conditions you can get to the village of Alagna over 2000 meters above in altitude. Take some time for lunch in the beautiful Shepherd refuge with the southeast wall of Monte Rosa as your backdrop. In the afternoon, enjoy off-piste skiing or ski along the groomed slopes in the area of the Passo dei Salati. Overnight at the Gressoney La Trinité hotel.
 
Day6
On this splendid morning, you return to the valley of Champoluc for a beautiful descent in front of the Monte Rosa massif: Plans Verra. Take the lifts from Staffal leading to the Bettaforca Pass and a gentle climb with your seal skins takes you directly to St. Jaques, the last village in the Champoluc. After lunch in the village, use the lifts to return to Gressoney then unwind from the day’s activities at your hotel.
 
Day7
Rise and shine for your last ski day dedicated to the many routes that descend from Punta Indren to Gressoney: The Canale dell 'Aquila, the Grand Canal, Stolemberg – all beautiful and with numerous variations to suit all levels. You will end the day in the valley of Salza, an area that is spectacularly suitable for skiing with remarkable views of the majestic glaciers of Monte Rosa. Return to your hotel and prepare for your travels home.
 
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