81 adventures

Aiguille Pourrie

Aiguille Pourrie

Chamonix
2.6 km234 m665 m46°N
Not often in condition but worth the hike out to this spectacular summit. Classic location for the Freeride World Tour.
Severe
Private
Skihochtour: Haute Route von Argentière nach Saas Fee

Skihochtour: Haute Route von Argentière nach Saas Fee

Chamonix
153.7 km11,384 m10,821 m26°
The Haute Route ski tour connects the towns of Chamonix and Zermatt, extending to Saas Fee. It is a tour of superlatives and runs along the highest and most famous peaks as well as over the longest and widest glaciers in the Alps.
Extreme
Private
Col du Belvédére -Überschreitung

Col du Belvédére -Überschreitung

Chamonix
18.8 km2,269 m1,999 m46°
A south-facing ascent with panoramic views of the Mont Blanc massif and a racy north-facing descent.
Extreme
Private
Combe de la Gliere
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Combe de la Gliere

Chamonix
0.8 km31 m128 m44°
Skiing from a wide col with space for a lot of skiers; fresh tracks are almost guaranteed.
Difficult
Private
Pointe Alphonse Favre West Couloir
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Pointe Alphonse Favre West Couloir

Chamonix
0.4 km0 m290 m46°
A brilliant freeride line with some steep-ish, technical skiing followed by a wide open, rippable slope.
Difficult
Private
Pointe Alphonse Favre North-West Couloir
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Pointe Alphonse Favre North-West Couloir

Chamonix
0.5 km0 m406 m49°
A steep and exciting couloir which packs a lot of adventure into a short line.
Severe
Private
Brêche de Bérard
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Brêche de Bérard

Chamonix
2.7 km386 m700 m43°
A brilliant detour from the classic Crochues-Bérard route which takes you through some fantastic terrain.
Difficult
Private
Trappier Couloir
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Trappier Couloir

Chamonix
10.4 km1,397 m2,092 m56°
A large and very attractive couloir in plain view from Chamonix
Severe
Private
Mont Lachat North-east Face
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Mont Lachat North-east Face

Chamonix
5.3 km343 m1,134 m53°
A fantastic and wild line which requires a large and stable snowpack.
Difficult
Private
Aiguille du Tacul Northwest Shoulder
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Aiguille du Tacul Northwest Shoulder

Chamonix
2.8 km259 m1,244 m49°
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
Col de la Bûche
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Col de la Bûche

Chamonix
4.8 km560 m982 m54°
A beautiful and varied run with a tricky ending.
Extreme
Private
La Jonction Exit
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La Jonction Exit

Chamonix
5.7 km81 m1,627 m51°
Scenic alternative exit from the West Face of the Midi
Severe
Private
Mont Blanc North Face
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Mont Blanc North Face

Chamonix
22.5 km2,957 m2,970 m37°
A satisfyingly long descent from the Alps' highest summit.
Difficult
Private
Whymper Couloir Ski
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Whymper Couloir Ski

Chamonix
3.4 km1,442 m17 m54°
An iconic, sought after and serious line on one of the greatest peaks in the Alps.
Extreme
Private
Col D'Entreves
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Col D'Entreves

Chamonix
2.7 km9 m1,094 m47°SE
A wild setting sets the tone for an incredible descent, steep and committing.
Severe
Private
Marbree Couloir

Marbree Couloir

Chamonix
6.2 km96 m1,997 m47°
Probably the most spectacular descent on the Hellbronner, this line goes through some huge terrain and features steep freeriding.
Severe
Private
Mont Blanc über die Grands Mulets Hütte

Mont Blanc über die Grands Mulets Hütte

Chamonix
22.2 km2,989 m2,989 m30°
The demanding, high alpine ski tour to the highest mountain of the Alps is a real dream tour for most ski tourers. Unforgettable views and a descent in the middle of an impressive glacier landscape reward you for the exertions of the ascent.
Severe
Private
Vallée Blanche Abfahrt

Vallée Blanche Abfahrt

Chamonix
27.4 km3,058 m3,037 m55°
A popular glacier run that is easy to reach. The tour should only be done when visibility is good, as the route passes glacial crevasses.
Difficult
Private
Les Grands Montets to La Fouly

Les Grands Montets to La Fouly

Chamonix
15.0 km1,379 m3,051 m55°
The first day of the Grand Lui variation.
Difficult
Private
Col de Beugeant
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Col de Beugeant

Chamonix
3.7 km494 m1,023 m43°
One of the classic tours of the Agiuille Rouge with a short section of exposed climbing
Difficult
Private
Col de l'Encrenaz
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Col de l'Encrenaz

Chamonix
3.6 km31 m1,385 m38°
A superb variant, accessed from Le Buet or via the Col de Beugeant descent.
Difficult
Private
Col des Dards

Col des Dards

Chamonix
1.8 km258 m259 m28°
A lovely, mellow tour to a ridge with panoramic views.
Difficult
Private
Mont Buet

Mont Buet

Chamonix
17.0 km1,941 m1,941 m32°
A perfect one-day ski tour for those visiting Chamonix
Difficult
Private
Aiguillette des Posettes

Aiguillette des Posettes

Chamonix
8.9 km811 m764 m39°
Rando facile
Easy
Private
Aiguillette des Posettes

Aiguillette des Posettes

Chamonix
4.5 km721 m238 m32°
A relatively easy tour to great views. Mostly worthwhile for the up hill journey away from the crowds.
Moderate
Private
Couloir Pissoir
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Couloir Pissoir

Chamonix
11.3 km1,108 m1,972 m46°
A big adventure through some huge terrain
Severe
Private
Col du Beaugeant

Col du Beaugeant

Chamonix
10.3 km789 m1,935 m51°
A proper little adventure off the back of Flégère with steep touring, exposed climbing and a short abseil
Difficult
Private
Haute Route - Etappe 1: Argentière - Champex

Haute Route - Etappe 1: Argentière - Champex

Chamonix
18.4 km1,283 m3,101 m40°
The stage from Argentière over three passes to Champex offers magnificent crossings and many metres of downhill in the midst of a wild scenery, from which the three- and four-thousand-metre peaks Aiguille d'Argentière and Aiguille Verte stand out, making it clear that the Western Alps are more than one house size larger than the Eastern Alps.
Extreme
Private
Col du Tour Noir

Col du Tour Noir

Chamonix
19.6 km1,181 m3,199 m43°
A scenically beautiful simple glacier tour, where one gets an impression of the possibilities of the Mont Blanc Massif.
Difficult
Private
Refuge Albert 1er CAF (2702 m.ü.M.)

Refuge Albert 1er CAF (2702 m.ü.M.)

Chamonix
11.7 km1,739 m1,240 m51°
Difficult
Private
Glacier du Mort
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Glacier du Mort

Chamonix
1.7 km355 m662 m48°
Once a well kept secret, it's not secret anymore but still a great descent.
Difficult
Private
Refuge d'Argentière (2771 m.ü.M.)

Refuge d'Argentière (2771 m.ü.M.)

Chamonix
13.9 km1,868 m1,072 m56°
Difficult
Private
Les Courtes: Versant S du Col de la Tour des Courtes et Arête WNW (voie normale)

Les Courtes: Versant S du Col de la Tour des Courtes et Arête WNW (voie normale)

Chamonix
4.3 km1,195 m124 m56°
Easy
Private
Aiguille Verte: Couloir Whymper

Aiguille Verte: Couloir Whymper

Chamonix
3.4 km1,422 m4 m58°
The normal way of the Aiguille Verte!
Moderate
Private
Aiguille de l'Éboulement: Couloir SW

Aiguille de l'Éboulement: Couloir SW

Chamonix
12.9 km1,476 m2,016 m59°
Moderate
Private
Pointe des Grands: Par la Croix des Bérons

Pointe des Grands: Par la Croix des Bérons

Chamonix
7.1 km1,810 m65 m45°
Easy
Private
Col du Nantillons
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Col du Nantillons

Chamonix
0.6 km76 m76 m16°
A technical ski tour coming straight back down the same way if the Spencer is not in condition.
Severe
Private
Mont Blanc: Route des Aiguilles Grises (voie normale italienne)

Mont Blanc: Route des Aiguilles Grises (voie normale italienne)

Chamonix
6.2 km1,923 m101 m49°
Easy
Private
Mont Blanc West Face
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Mont Blanc West Face

Chamonix
11.5 km154 m3,077 m58°
The 'Himalayan' face of Mont Blanc
Extreme
Private
Skin up to Prarion sleep out ski home in morning

Skin up to Prarion sleep out ski home in morning

Chamonix
5.4 km1,050 m110 m30°
Ski tour limited snow, lots of piste skinning
Moderate
Private
Col du Diable: Couloir Macho (Versant NE)

Col du Diable: Couloir Macho (Versant NE)

Chamonix
10.8 km1,425 m1,433 m55°
Moderate
Private
Mont Blanc: By the 3 Monts - Descent Face N or Corridor

Mont Blanc: By the 3 Monts - Descent Face N or Corridor

Chamonix
18.0 km1,626 m3,096 m33°
Easy
Private
Grandes Jorasses - Pointe Walker: Face SW (voie normale)

Grandes Jorasses - Pointe Walker: Face SW (voie normale)

Chamonix
5.2 km2,233 m452 m54°
Rock, snow and mixed everything is there! Difficulties well distributed throughout the route. All mountainous terrain is part of this long race.
Moderate
Private
"Mont Blanc: Traverse of the 3 ""Monts"""

"Mont Blanc: Traverse of the 3 ""Monts"""

Chamonix
6.9 km1,439 m399 m51°
Rivalling in popularity with the Gouter route, because a lot of people are put off by the Grand Couloir. However, it is not without objective dangers, e.g. serac collapse and windslab.
Easy
Private
Mont Blanc: Par les Grands Mulets - Face N et Arête N du Dôme

Mont Blanc: Par les Grands Mulets - Face N et Arête N du Dôme

Chamonix
25.2 km3,819 m3,815 m36°
Easy
Private
Capucin Couloir
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Capucin Couloir

Chamonix
3.3 km197 m1,229 m39°
A steep and technical couloir that gives way to big open slopes in a magnificent setting.
Extreme
Private
Brêche de Puiseux
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Brêche de Puiseux

Chamonix
7.8 km744 m1,435 m37°
The classic ski-mountaineering trip of the area, taking in some mind-blowing scenery.
Difficult
Private
Gervasutti Couloir, Tacul
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Gervasutti Couloir, Tacul

Chamonix
3.9 km631 m983 m46°
One of Chamonix's most famous and sought after steep descents; sustained and an immaculate ski line.
Extreme
Private
Col du Tacul
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Col du Tacul

Chamonix
7.5 km777 m1,598 m28°
A mellow ski tour which often holds good snow
Moderate
Private
Diable Couloir
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Diable Couloir

Courmayeur
2.8 km955 m955 m48°
One of the best and longest extreme couloirs in the Mont Blanc Massif
Extreme
Private
South Face of the Tour Ronde and descent of the Brenva Glacier
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South Face of the Tour Ronde and descent of the Brenva Glacier

Chamonix
6.9 km295 m2,486 m54°
A wild and committing descent. When conditions are good, this is as good as adventurous ski touring gets!
Severe
Private
Marbrées Direct
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Marbrées Direct

Courmayeur
1.4 km112 m475 m38°
A steeper but more elegant variation to the classic Marbrée descent
Severe
Private
Petit Géant Shoulder
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Petit Géant Shoulder

Chamonix
2.2 km204 m703 m35°
Shorter alternative to the Dent du Géant South Face
Extreme
Private
North Face of the Tour Ronde
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North Face of the Tour Ronde

Courmayeur
0.4 km0 m397 m53°
One of the areas classic steep north faces. Only 300 meters high, but the top slope is extremely serious
Extreme
Private
East Face of the Tour Ronde
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East Face of the Tour Ronde

Chamonix
0.3 km276 m0 m48°
The most straightforward way to ski the Tour Ronde out of its four skiable sides.
Extreme
Private
Gervasutti Couloir, Tour Ronde
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Gervasutti Couloir, Tour Ronde

Courmayeur
0.2 km0 m250 m54°
An accessbile steep line, a great 'warm up' to the more extreme descents of the Massif
Extreme
Private
Col du Diable
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Col du Diable

Courmayeur
3.4 km837 m837 m57°
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
Traverse of the Aiguille de la Noire
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Traverse of the Aiguille de la Noire

Courmayeur
2.9 km270 m1,015 m54°
An incredible steep glacial face with blind rollovers, it is not often in condition these days.
Extreme
Private
South Face of the Dent du Géant
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South Face of the Dent du Géant

Courmayeur
2.6 km477 m901 m56°
A huge and exposed face beneath one of the most iconic 4000ers.
Extreme
Private
Grand Lui from the Herse

Grand Lui from the Herse

Chamonix
18.7 km2,195 m2,539 m29°
Grand Lui from the Herse - a remote intro to steeps
Severe
Private
Aiguille Carree, Northeast Couloir

Aiguille Carree, Northeast Couloir

Chamonix
1.0 km552 m552 m51°
An obscure but worthwhile steep line
Extreme
Private
Jager Couloir
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Jager Couloir

Courmayeur
2.7 km834 m834 m51°
Another gem of a steep line on the East Face of Mont Blanc du Tacul
Extreme
Private
Aiguille Verte, Couturier Couloir
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Aiguille Verte, Couturier Couloir

Chamonix
5.2 km1,060 m1,389 m48°
The king line of the Argentiere Basin
Extreme
Private
Contamine Couloir
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Contamine Couloir

Chamonix
0.5 km279 m279 m58°
A great alternative to the Spencer: slightly steeper and narrower.
Extreme
Private
Aiguille du Rôchefort South Face
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Aiguille du Rôchefort South Face

Chamonix
3.4 km524 m1,465 m57°
A stunning and rarely descended line starting from 4000 meters on one of the most famous ridgelines of the Alps.
Extreme
Private
Spencer Couloir
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Spencer Couloir

Chamonix
2.8 km1,010 m1,010 m45°
An historical steep descent first made in 1967 by Sylvain Saudan, the original pioneer of extreme skiing.
Extreme
Private
Brêche du Tacul
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Brêche du Tacul

Chamonix
1.0 km149 m530 m50°
A lesser known couloir than it's neighbours, with breathtaking scenery of the Grands Jorasses
Extreme
Private
Grandes Autannes
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Grandes Autannes

Chamonix
4.9 km466 m1,341 m55°
A short climb gives access to a pleasing descent into the neighbouring Trient valley
Difficult
Private
Tête Blanche: Par le Glacier du Tour

Tête Blanche: Par le Glacier du Tour

Chamonix
15.4 km1,976 m1,977 m35°
Easy
Private
Aiguille du tour from the top of the lifts in le Tour

Aiguille du tour from the top of the lifts in le Tour

Chamonix
13.1 km1,500 m2,221 m31°
Aiguille du tour from the top of the lifts in le Tour
Difficult
Private
Aiguilles Rouges mini traverse

Aiguilles Rouges mini traverse

Chamonix
15.2 km1,572 m2,273 m29°
Moderate tour away from the crowds
Moderate
Private
Col du Belvédère
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Col du Belvédère

Chamonix
5.5 km616 m1,189 m57°
A Chamonix classic which features a beautiful ascent, an exciting, long abseil and some stunning north facing bowls.
Severe
Private
Crochues-Berard Traverse
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Crochues-Berard Traverse

Chamonix
9.5 km539 m1,691 m42°
A good introduction to Chamonix ski touring which nonetheless features a short bootpack and an exposed traverse.
Difficult
Private
Aiguille d'Argentière: Traversée Couloir en Y >> Glacier du Milieu

Aiguille d'Argentière: Traversée Couloir en Y >> Glacier du Milieu

Chamonix
26.1 km3,016 m3,017 m41°
Moderate
Private
Col des Cristaux: Pente NE

Col des Cristaux: Pente NE

Chamonix
23.1 km2,905 m2,905 m45°
Moderate
Private
Aiguille d'Argentière: Couloir en Y

Aiguille d'Argentière: Couloir en Y

Chamonix
6.1 km1,295 m704 m60°
Moderate
Private
Col du Chardonnet: Versant SW

Col du Chardonnet: Versant SW

Chamonix
12.8 km853 m2,839 m53°
Easy
Private
Col du Chardonnet
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Col du Chardonnet

Chamonix
8.2 km809 m1,557 m27°
Stunning views and the first leg of the famous Chamonix-Zermatt Haute Route
Moderate
Private
Col d'Argentiere
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Col d'Argentiere

Chamonix
11.9 km1,014 m1,705 m27°
A slightly steeper alternative to the Col du Tour Noir
Moderate
Private
Aiguille d'Argentière via the Glacier du Milieu
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Aiguille d'Argentière via the Glacier du Milieu

Chamonix
10.3 km1,297 m2,037 m32°
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
Les Grands Montets to Trient Hut
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Les Grands Montets to Trient Hut

Chamonix
11.0 km1,128 m1,231 m27°
The first day of the Alps' most famous ski tour
Difficult
Private