FULL MOON VALLEE BLANCHE

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Full Moon Vallée Blanche is a unique concept in a magical setting: to descend the Vallée Blanche during the full moon framed by a high mountain guide with a break for dinner at the Requin refuge at nearly 3000m of altitude!! 23 kilometers of off-piste skiing on the glacier to reach Chamonix to Les Planards, via the Mottets hut.
 
No collective sessions. Only for indivuals, private groups depending on weather and snow conditions.


 
FURTHER INFORMATION
You will find in this section, all the information about this activity. For any further information please contact our advisors (contact details above).

Duration : The departure is in late afternoon to take the last lift up to the Aiguille du Midi (3:30PM). Then there is the descent of the ridge to join the glacier and start skiing. Enjoy a Savoyard dinner in a mountain hut.
You have the glacier to yourself, in the moonlight.
It takes 3 to 5 hours to ski down, according to the chosen itinerary before arriving in Chamonix.

Guding policy : Vallée Blanche is an off-piste and ungroomed ski run on glaciers, where caution is necessary.
Taking a qualified moutain guide is then the best way to fully enjoy the activity.
From his experience and local knowledge, he will know how to choose the appropriate route enabling you to enjoy this magnificiant scenery in total security.
The maximum number of persons per guide is 6; this number can change depending on the snow conditions.

Ability level : It is necessary to be in good condition to reach the passes and huts. Skiers must be able to control their speed, to side-slip, ski at a safe speed and follow tracks. It requires at least black slope skiing ability (single black diamond).
Beware, this is an off-piste route and the difficult technique can be increased by night visibility and depending on the snow conditions.  
 

 
EQUIPMENT
You will find in this section all the information about the different equipment that is required. Since weather conditions can be very variable, it is better to have several thin layers rather than to have one big garment.

Equipment
- The normal ski equipment is sufficient. Have the bindings checked before departure to avoid any unpleasent surprises !

- A backpack on which you can attach your skis is obligatory. This will also allow you to carry drinks, picnics and clothes that you will take off if it's hot.
- Your guide will provide you the necessary safety equipment : avalanche transiver and harness.

Clothing
 - Clothing should be adapted to the cold and wind that we often have at the start. Gloves, hats, sunglasses and sunscreen with a high degree of protection are essential.

Accessories : 
- Sunglasses or goggle
- Sunscreen
- Power food / lunch
- Camera


Partners : There is the possibility to rent your equipment at a preferential price from one of our partner sports shops. Sanglard Sports & Ravanel & Co

 

 
No collective sessions. Only for indivuals, private groups