Freeride Midweek

Do you want to get the maximum out of your ski winter but is your free time rather limited? Then choose some of our guided short ski breaks! The Espace Mont Blanc region between Chamonix and Verbier is excellent for short ski breaks. It is easy getting there from Geneva Airport, you'll find some of the best and freeride terrain there is in the Alps, and in our own private skilodge we serve good food and you can relax in the sauna or wood heated hottub on our terrace with view on the Aiguilles Rouges.  

 

Highlights:

  • Escape the crowds: our guides will take you to the best secret ski spots
  • Good food, good bed and wellness facilities in our private skilodge
  • Local transfers included by private 4x4 minivan - easily accissible by train from Geneva Airport
  • Snowboarders (splitboard) are welcome

These short off piste ski trips are designed for good skiers with a good basic technique in parallel skiing and some off piste experience. In four days we discover the three countries area around the Mont Blanc massif. The big resorts are basically left, Secret Ski Spots are our speciality and are often wonderfully peaceful on weekdays. These are places which would quickly become bored if you would stay there a whole week, but thanks to the central location of our Bekker Mountain Chalet we have the luxury to explore every day a different area. And with a little bit of luck we have such a resort after a big dump almost to ourselves.

You will stay at the Bekker Chalet, our own ski lodge with spa facilities which is located just outside the Chamonix Valley only a few steps away from the ski resorts at the foot of Mont Blanc and Chamonix. After a hearty breakfast with freshly baked bread and fresh fruit served by Ilse, our 4x4 minivan is ready to roll and take you to one of the beautiful resorts in this world reknowed area. In the evening you can relax in front of the stove and enjoy a glass of good wine, good food (sometimes at home, served by Ilse, and sometimes in a restaurant within walking distance - always included in the price) and heat up in the sauna or the wood-fired hot tub on the terrace. The chalet features TV and everywhere free, fast WiFi. Coffee and tea are always included for free during your stay. You'll stay in comfortable 2-4 person rooms (3 rooms for up to 7 participants, one double room with private shower / toilet. Those who book first are first served!).

The program starts on Sunday. On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday you'll be outside with your IFMGA certified mountain guide / skiguide. End of the program Thursday in the early afternoon, whereafter you still have time to travel home. The possibility exists, upon availability at the Bekker Chalet, to book extra nights for € 65 per person including half board.

We recommend that you use your own comfortable ski boots during this program. In terms skis we recommend to choose for wider freerideski's (can be rented from our own depot). All avalanche materials (avalanche beacon, shovel and probe) including ABS avalanche airbag are included.

This program we can for families and private groups perform. Request a free quote (do not forget the dates, number of participants, participants ages and skiing experience, wishes concerning accommodation)

 

Information

Nb days 4
Physical condition Good (min. 2-4 hours per week intensive training *) * Intense exercise = load of at least 65% of maximum heart rate. When in doubt, please contact us!
Ski / snowboard technique very good: in all types of snow you can manage all kinds of prepared runs; you can descend powder runs without falling
Off piste experience Some off piste experience is required (in case of doubt, please contact us)
Skitouring experience Not necessary
Number of participants 4-7 per mountainguide
Our Service Package Includes 4 days halfboard (sundaynight to thursdaymorning), 4 days guiding fee (Mo-Tu-We-Thu), local transfers, welcome drink, use of all avalanche materials (avalanche beacon, shovel and probe) including ABS avalanche, free coffee and tea and use of wellness facilities at the Bekker Chalet
Not Included Are Liftpasses (± € 150 à € 220, depending to the chosen areas), lunches (piste restaurants), drinks and -if nessecary- ski rental (€ 100 for 4 days Premium freeride ski's with freeride binding incl climbing skins and ski crampons).
Price € 790 pp

Dates

Code Date begin Date end Price
FMW3-19 Sun, 17 Mar 2019 Thu, 21 Mar 2019 790.00 Booking
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Contact us

We spreken Nederlands, we speak english, nous parlons français, wir sprechen Deutsch

info@mountaintravel.ch
www.mountaintravel.ch
Edward Bekker Ski & Alpinisme Switzerland Sàrl
Route d'Emosson 4
Espace Mont Blanc
CH-1925 Finhaut
Valais - Switzerland
Tel. +41 (0)27 768 10 33
Fax +41 (0)27 768 10 34
 

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