Vallée Blanche Off Piste Glacier Skiing from Courmayeur, Italy

The well known Vallée Blanche in a glacier off-piste ski route, 20km long with a vertical descent of 2700m. It starts from the Aiguille du Midi (Chamonix) or Punta Helbronner (Courmayeur). The views of this amazing glacier ski run are stunning and the high mountain environment provides a real sensation of wilderness. This is one of those memorable life experiences that you'll never forget.

If the glacier conditions are good, this wonderful and magnificent ski adventure trip is accessible to most intermediate skiers and is a fantastic journey into the largest glaciated domain in the Alps, the Mont Blanc massif.

The departure of the Vallée Blanche
Ski the Vallée Blanche in the Mont Blanc area
Ski in the middle of glaciers and seracs... Vallée Blanche
Huge ski and views... Vallée Blanche

About half-way down the Vallée Blanche, you can stop by the Requin Hut and have an excellent meal and drinks. When there isn't enough snow to ski down to Chamonix on skis, it's much nicer and comfortable to stop at the Montenvers train station and take the train du Montenvers back down to Chamonix.

There are a number of variants to the Vallee Blanche, requiring a little more skill and knowledge of the area. Involving steeper skiing over a more difficult terrain. These routes are only recommended for advanced skiers under the guidance of a qualified mountain guide.