32 adventures

Aiguille Pourrie

1,903 - 2,565 m | 2,620 m
Not often in condition but worth the hike out to this spectacular summit. Classic location for the Freeride World Tour.
Severe
Private

Contamine Couloir

3,108 - 3,414 m | 512 m
A great alternative to the Spencer: slightly steeper and narrower.
Extreme
Private

Glacier du Mort

2,127 - 2,791 m | 1,711 m
Once a well kept secret, it's not secret anymore but still a great descent.
Difficult
Private

Col des Dards

2,527 - 2,786 m | 1,834 m
A lovely, mellow tour to a ridge with panoramic views.
Difficult
Private

Mont Buet

1,345 - 3,095 m | 17,038 m
A perfect one-day ski tour for those visiting Chamonix
Difficult
Private

Col du Chardonnet

2,523 - 3,325 m | 8,256 m
Stunning views and the first leg of the famous Chamonix-Zermatt Haute Route
Moderate
Private

Haute Route - Les Grands Montets to Trient Hut

2,379 - 3,288 m | 10,992 m
The first day of the Alps' most famous ski tour
Difficult
Private

Aiguille d'Argentière via the Glacier du Milieu

2,530 - 3,841 m | 8,690 m
A prominent and sought after summit at 3900 meters yet it remains much more accessible than the other major peaks of the Argentière Basin.
Severe
Private

Col de l'Encrenaz

1,379 - 2,733 m | 3,562 m
A superb variant, accessed from Le Buet or via the Col de Beugeant descent.
Difficult
Private

Crochues-Berard Traverse

1,343 - 2,701 m | 9,481 m
A good introduction to Chamonix ski touring which nonetheless features a short bootpack and an exposed traverse.
Difficult
Private

Spencer Couloir

2,430 - 3,452 m | 2,817 m
An historical steep descent first made in 1967 by Sylvain Saudan, the original pioneer of extreme skiing.
Extreme
Private

La Jonction Exit

1,258 - 2,809 m | 5,773 m
Scenic alternative exit from the West Face of the Midi
Severe
Private

Marbree Couloir

1,475 - 3,397 m | 6,201 m
Probably the most spectacular descent on the Hellbronner, this line goes through some huge terrain and features steep freeriding.
Severe
Private

Traverse of the Aiguille de la Noire

2,579 - 3,564 m | 2,879 m
An incredible steep glacial face with blind rollovers, it is not often in condition these days.
Extreme
Private

Gervasutti Couloir, Tacul

3,234 - 4,152 m | 3,867 m
One of Chamonix's most famous and sought after steep descents; sustained and an immaculate ski line.
Extreme
Private

Jager Couloir

3,265 - 4,085 m | 2,670 m
Another gem of a steep line on the East Face of Mont Blanc du Tacul
Extreme
Private

Diable Couloir

3,209 - 4,147 m | 2,788 m
One of the best and longest extreme couloirs in the Mont Blanc Massif
Extreme
Private

Col du Tacul

2,239 - 3,166 m | 7,507 m
A mellow ski tour which often holds good snow
Moderate
Private

Gervasutti Couloir, Tour Ronde

3,258 - 3,408 m | 634 m
An accessbile steep line, a great 'warm up' to the more extreme descents of the Massif
Extreme
Private

Col du Diable

3,107 - 3,931 m | 3,391 m
Not to be confused with its bigger brother, the Diable Couloir. A great intro to the bigger lines on the legendary East Face of Mont Blanc du Tacul
Extreme
Private

Col D'Entreves

2,432 - 3,516 m | 2,677 m
A wild setting sets the tone for an incredible descent, steep and committing.
Severe
Private

Col du Belvedere

1,926 - 2,787 m | 5,488 m
A Chamonix classic which features a beautiful ascent, an exciting, long abseil and some stunning north facing bowls.
Severe
Private

Aiguille Carree, Northeast Couloir

3,076 - 3,638 m | 1,030 m
An obscure but worthwhile steep line
Extreme
Private

Brêche de Puiseux

1,999 - 3,427 m | 7,835 m
The classic ski-mountaineering trip of the area, taking in some mind-blowing scenery.
Difficult
Private

Combe de la Gliere

2,346 - 2,467 m | 767 m
Skiing from a wide col with space for a lot of skiers; fresh tracks are almost guaranteed.
Difficult
Private

Capucin Couloir

2,145 - 3,331 m | 3,095 m
A steep and technical couloir that gives way to big open slopes in a magnificent setting.
Extreme
Private

Aiguille du Tacul Northwest Shoulder

2,116 - 3,336 m | 2,842 m
The classic steep ski line of the area, featuring beautifully open and exposed skiing. Whilst not in the realms of true extreme skiing, it is a very serious run for experienced ski mountaineers only.
Extreme
Private

Brêche du Tacul

2,860 - 3,394 m | 997 m
A lesser known couloir than it's neighbours, with breathtaking scenery of the Grands Jorasses
Extreme
Private

Aiguille Verte, Couturier Couloir

2,942 - 4,119 m | 5,187 m
The king line of the Argentiere Basin
Extreme
Private

Col du Nantillons

3,201 - 3,288 m | 646 m
A technical ski tour coming straight back down the same way if the Spencer is not in condition.
Severe
Private

Col de la Bouche

1,891 - 2,788 m | 4,812 m
A beautiful and varied run with a tricky ending.
Extreme
Private

Col de Beugeant

1,865 - 2,808 m | 3,732 m
One of the classic tours of the Agiuille Rouge with a short section of exposed climbing
Difficult
Private