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Guided Snowshoe Treks

Tailor made itineraries in the Chamonix valley

Trek in Brief


To suit you nights

Suitability & grading:

Grade 1 to 3 to suit you


Accommodation can be arranged

Group size:

From 1 to 8

Dates 2024:

Dec to April / Available

Dates 2025:

Dec to April / Available

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Classic snowshoe tours based in Chamonix in the French Alps. Experience the most fabulous snowshoeing trails around the Mont Blanc guided by a qualified UIMLA guide. Magical snowshoe holidays in a stunning winter environment.

Whether you are a regular to the alps in winter and you don’t want to ski every day or if it is a whole new environment why not try something different. We will tailor make something to suit your individual needs at a time and date to suit you.

Explore the area in a different way, get off the beaten track and away from all the skiers and snowboarders and experience this magical environment.

We offer a Range of day or multi-day snowshoe treks in and around the Chamonix area, whether it be easy or more challenging day that you are looking for we have something to satisfy your needs.

Contact us with your dates and we will suggest an itinerary, we welcome individual or group bookings throughout the winter season (December to April).

Prices are charged per day, please enquire for further details.

suggested intinerary

Introduction to Snowshoeing

For those who haven't experience snowshoeing before perhaps start with an easy day getting to grips with snowshoeing, we take the circular valley trail through woodland from Chamonix to Les Bois.

Daily stats:

Duration: 4 hours
Distance: 6 K
Trek Grade: 3

Day trek around Le Buet

Venturing a little further we take the picturesque Mont Blanc Express train to the beautiful village of Le Buet. A circular trail takes us across snow covered alpine meadow, through larch woodland to the village of Vallorcine near the French/Swiss boarder where we stop for lunch. We return via Le Buet and take the train back to Chamonix.

Daily stats:

Duration: 5 hrs
Distance: 8 K
Trek grade: 4

Day trek in the Val Ferret | Italy

Taking a private transfer through the Mont Blanc Tunnel to Italy and the Aosta Valley. Out transfer will drop us off at the hamlet of Planpincieux where we commence our snowshoe walk in the stunning Val Ferret towards Lavachey. Time to sample the local Italian fare for lunch before returning to Planpincieux. Transfer back to Chamonix.

Daily stats:

Duration: 5 hrs
Distance: 8 k
Trek grade: 4


We take the bus via bus from Chamonix to Les Houches, from there you then take the Prarion télépherique to 1853m. Trek at high level through woodland and snow covered pastures away from the hustle and bustle of the ski area. Lunch stop at a mountain refuge.

Daily stats:

Duration: 4 hrs
Distance: 6 k
Trek grade: 4

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