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Snowshoeing - Easy initiation - Half day


Enjoy an extraordinary experience in the heart of the winter mountains!

With snowshoes on, discover unusual places with centuries-old history and make your vacations with family or friends unforgettable moments in a magical setting.
Thanks to our daily program of half-day outings suitable for the whole family, enjoy the exceptional beauty of the Chamonix Valley landscape in the unique setting of the Mont Blanc Massif.
The group formula brings together people who don't necessarily know each other. It's ideal for people looking for the conviviality of a group and an attractive price.

Meeting point: 8:30 am / 1:00 pm / 2:30 pm / 5:30 pm at Compagnie des Guides

Supervision: Groups of 3 to 8 people supervised by a guide. Children must be at least 12 years old and accompanied by a parent.

Departure: Departure is guaranteed for groups of 3 or more.

Duration: 3 to 4 hours in total (times given as an indication). Approximately 2h to 2h30 walking

Location : In the Chamonix valley, depending on snow conditions.

Level: The snowshoe hike is designed for walkers.

Formalities: Make sure you have personal liability insurance valid for the practice of this activity without limitation of place or altitude, including assistance, search, rescue and repatriation.

Vallon de Bérard: Monday morning & Saturday morning
Leave for a walk at the heart of the forest of Vallorcine, in a postcard setting along the Bérard mountain stream.

Samoteux peatlands: Tuesday afternoon & Sunday afternoon
Above the village of Coupeau, this site is characterised by considerable snow accumulations. This makes it the ideal playground for our day

The moraine of the Argentière glacier: Thursday morning & Sunday morning
Two hundred years ago, the glacier was just there, at the doorsteps of the village… Discover the traces of the past during this enjoyable excursion

Vallorcine Barns: Wednesday morning
Immerse yourself in the history of Vallorcine. In the past, this area was characterised by the presence of bears. Discover its local legends

Charousse Pastures: Monday afternoon & Saturday afternoon
Re-live yesteryears lifestyle exploring these ancient pastures in Les Houches, in front of the Mont-Blanc. A true journey out of time

Fauna observation: Thursday afternoon
Take your binoculars to observe chamois and ibex at dusk - normally they are very discreet

The Bossons Glacier: Friday afternoon
Discover the Bossons glacier through the Chalet de Cerro, on the foot of one of the longest glacier in Europe

Chenavier Chalet: Tuesday morning & Friday morning
Above the protected village of Tré Le Champ, discover this unusual building in the forest in front of the Tour Glacier

Afternoon snack in a mountain hut: Wednesday afternoon
Enjoy a friendly moment in a mountain hut, in the warm embrace of a wood fire. Snack not included

- Rucksack
- Hiking boots
- Snowshoes
- Poles

- Classic winter hiking clothing
- A windproof jacket
- A pair of gloves
- A hat

- A pair of category 4 sunglasses
- High-protection sun cream
- Water bottle (1.5 L minimum)
- Food

Not to be missed in Chamonix Mont Blanc!

- All year round take the Aiguille du Midi cable car at 3842 meters above sea level. Its furnished terraces offer a 360 ° view of all the French, Swiss and Italian Alps.

- Montenvers train - Mer de Glace : An imposing panorama on the la Mer de Glace Glacier and the mountains. 

- Brévent / Flégère gondola: Exceptional panorama facing the Mont-Blanc range.

- Planards area: In winter, take advantage of the beginner ski area starting in the town center, and all year round a summer sledge on rails and numerous games for children.

QC Terme : Let yourself go in this SPA area with infinity pools, relaxation and dining areas in the heart of the city.



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