Flory Kern

Gartenstr. 16
78136 Schonach
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02/03 – 09/03/2019: Alps – Mont Blanc all around / Freeride Courmayeur

Mont Blanc Mont Blanc Mont Blanc

Price: 1290 EUR

Mont Blanc with it´s highest peaks, it´s largest glaciers and some of the wildest mountain scenery is known to be one of the best Freeride Spots of the Alps. In 6 unforgettable skidays we will guide you through the best runs from Vallon de Arp to Col de Tour. The week starts in Courmayeur at the Cresta Youla, where we have the choice to ride down the north or the east side with more than 1500 vertical meters of great skiing. One day we will spend at the stunning cable car Funivia Monte Bianco. No matter if we ski Col du Tule or Glacier Malbret we always ski way more than 2000 verts down to the valley floor of Val Ferret.

On the 4th day we will visit the northern side of Mt. Blanc, at the valley of Chamonix. The Grand Montets with its extensive glacier fields is just perfect for Freeriding. Some of the highlights on this mountain will be the run down the Pas de Chevre or even the Couloir Recteligne. Of course one day we will ski from the Aiguille du Midi. While most skiers take the gentle way through the Valle Blanche, we will take you through the vast glaciated terrain of Glacier Enverse. On stormy days we always have the chance to catch great tree skiing in the nearby area of La Thuile. If you want to explore some of the greatest runs around Mt. Blanc, this trip will be an unforgettable experience.

Requirements

  • Speedy skiing in open terrain and all kind of snow conditions, some freeride experience is essential
  • Climbs on skins of up to 60 minutes per day are possible, in rare cases even longer depending on the prevailing conditions. On glaciated terrain you need to wear a harness, if you do not have an own we can provide you with one.

The price of 1290 EUR includes

  • 7 overnights with half board in double rooms in a middle class hotel in Courmayeur.
  • 6 guides skidays by an UIAGM mountain and skiing guide
  • Safety equipment LVS device, shovel, probe and harness on loan (needs to be booked at least 30 days prior to travel)

Extra costs

  • Travel costs
  • Lunches and drinks
  • Lift pass per day approx. 50 – 60 Euro depending on the area.
  • Return by taxi and if applicable the lift up to Aig du Midi
  • Single room supplement 40 Euro

Hotel information

For many years we have been staying in the cosy Hotel Aigle in Entrèves. Last autumn Alessandro the owner started to completly re-build the hotel and therefore we had to stay in a different hotel last winter. However the re-opening is scheduled for December 2018 and we are looking forward to be Alessandro´s guests again. More information about the hotel you can find here: www.hotelaigle.it/en/index.htm 

How to get there

Autobahn (motorway) Bern – Vevey – Martigny – Col du Forclaz – Chamonix – Tunnel du Mt. Blanc – Courmayeur. We will meet in the hotel on 02/03/2019  at 7 pm.

Webinfo

http://www.courmayeur.com/
http://www.chaminix.com

The minimum number of participants is 4, max. 6 persons. Please note our travel conditions at www.flory-kern.de/agb.

Travel preparations

Please note the following three points after your booking:

A good or very good physical shape =>

A realistic self-assessment and an appropriate fitness level is required to join our trips. In order to enjoy long ski days you need to get in shape and train prior to the trip. A good fitness also reduces the risk of injury.

Information about the destination, vaccinations, health =>

Please keep yourself updated about the current (political) situation and country specific particularities of your destination. You can do so by checking the website of the ministry of foreign affairs of your own country.

Travel insurance =>

Please note that there is a potential risk of injury on a ski trip. When travelling abroad several travel insurances are imperative. Besides a travel cancellation insurance we highly recommend a travel health insurance as well as a travel accident insurance. These insurances need to cover potential costs for search and rescue operations and costs for hospital stays etc. It is your own responsibility to make sure you are covered accordingly.

For all of our trips that include a flight, a travel accident and travel health insurance that cover potential costs for search and rescue operations and medical costs (for example hospital stays) is mandatory. The insurance will be queried in our online registration form and we kindly ask you to fill in that information.

Appropriate insurance companies you can find in the internet. Please also check your credit card, eventually the according insurances are included.


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