Other Winter Activities

winter

Husky Sledding
 Learn how to drive your own team of huskies! You’ll be introduced to the dogs and shown how to control the sled before hitching up & setting off around tranquil alpine paths. Each person has their own sled & team of huskies to manage during the activity. Children must be at least 140cm tall and be confident enough to control their own sledge. Smaller children may ride aboard the instructors sledge if requested prior to the activity, due to limited available space.
Groups from 5 people: 85€ pp

Ski Joering
This mix of skiing and equestrianism is perfect for nature lovers.   Derived from the Norwegian word “Skikjøring” meaning ski driving, this sport has been practiced since as far back as 2500 BC. Winding through the forest trails along the valley floor, Ski Joëring can be practiced by anyone who loves skiing and horses, whether the horse be at a gentle stroll or at a thrilling gallop.
Participants must be able to use a teleski (drag/button lift) confidently.
Groups from 4 people: 70€ per Adult, 60€ under 12yrs

Biathlon Experience
Combine your co-ordination, physical stamina, concentration and precision with this unique family / group / corporate event. After some initial target practise at the shooting range, embark on a fun cross country circuit stopping periodically to release 5 shots with forfeits for every shot missed!
Half day event, price excludes cross country equipment.
Groups of up to 5 people: 385€ per group

Snowshoe Spa Day
Beautiful Italy and its mountains, hospitality and well-being all rolled into one!! Spend the morning with one of our Mountain Professionals testing your snowshoe/cross country skills whilst building up an appetite before retiring to a local hostelry for cuisine to die for, a glass of Barolo and a wonderfully rich coffee to finish. After lunch, you will be transferred directly to Pre St Didier thermal baths to reward yourself with a couple of hours relaxing in the warm springs. Massage and/or other treatments are available on request at an additional cost.
Groups from 4 people: 185€ pp

Tandem Paragliding
Harnessed to an instructor, paragliding offers a bird’s eye view of the mountains and valleys around Chamonix. Take off from Le Brevent, Aiguille du Midi or Grands Montets and soar out over the valley floor below you. Although totally exhilarating the take-off is gentle; after several steps the wing fills with air and lifts you away from the mountain. From start to finish, paragliding is an unforgettable experience. Don’t forget your camera!
Brevent Planpraz – 120€ pp

Helicopter Flights 

An experience not to be missed! Fly over the breathtaking peaks of the Alps, skim over jagged ridges and hover beside sheer granite cliffs. You will have unimaginable views of the majestic Mont Blanc Massif with its famous peaks such as Les Drus, Grandes Jorasses and of course Europe’s highest mountain itself at nearly 16 000 ft, the Mont Blanc. Please note that the flight durations are approximate and the maximum number of people in one helicopter is 6, children welcome.

We can also customise flights, please contact us for more information.

Glacier d’Argentiere, Aiguille Verte and Les Drus. 15mn. 690€
Grandes Jorasses, Vallée Blanche and Mont Blanc! 25mn. 1190€
Mont Blanc Massif via Italy and Switzerland. 35mn. 1580€

Heli Cremerie
Why not add a little adrenaline to the day with a helicopter transfer between the ski slopes of the famous Grand Montet and your table at the ‘Crémerie du Glacier’. With stunning agility, your pilot will skirt monumental cliffs and swoop over twisted features jutting from the tortured blue ice of the glacier below you.
Price includes: full day ski instruction, lunch & helicopter tour.
Groups of 4 people: Full day 285€ pp

Husky and Helicopter Half Day
Get away from the Chamonix Valley for a once in a lifetime husky and helicopter experience. Perfect for those non-skiing days, enjoy an early/late breakfast in your chalet then head for the neighbouring resort of Les Carroz where you’ll be met by our Husky experts and shown how to handle your own husky team and sledge before cruising the wooded paths on snowy tracks, warming up with a welcome hot drink before mounting your helicopter for the 20 minute flight back to Chamonix. Price includes minibus transport, husky experience, hot drinks, helicopter flight and transport back
Groups of 5-6 people: 495€ pp

 Heli Tarantaise Tour
Ski 7 ski resorts in 1 day on our incredible tour which links the best skiing in the French Alps. We leave Chamonix by helicopter, flying over the Vallée Blanche to land in Tignes where snowmobiles wait to take us to the top of our first spectacular descent. Skiing to Champagny, then La Plagne, Bellecote – Skiing the north face of Bellecote to Peisey Nan Croix, Les Arcs & off piste to Villaroger. We then take our helicopter back to Argentière & finish the day on the Grands Montets.
Price includes: ski pass, lunch, high mountain guide & helicopter.
Group of 5 people: 780€ pp

Heli Megeve Gastronomie
A divine day of skiing, flying and fine dining! Descend the Grands Montets in the morning to meet your helicopter which will fly you over the top of Mont Blanc direct to you table at one of the most renowned restaurants in Megève – L’ Igloo. After a gastronomic lunch, spend the rest of the afternoon enjoying the picturesque slopes of Megève before returning to Chamonix by taxi at the end of a wonderfully indulgent day!
Price includes: Lunch, ski pro & helicopter. Ski pass not included.
Group of 5 people: 585€ pp

Evening Activities

Italian Job
After your day’s activities in Chamonix, why not spend the evening in the neighbouring resort of Courmayeur. Leaving Chamonix at approx 5pm, we reach the foot of the Italian slopes and travel by skidoo to our restaurant – a thrilling trip piloted by expert local drivers. After a fantastic dinner of the very best regional Italian cuisine, we return to the valley on skis with a torchlight descent (non skiers can descend by skidoo). Price includes all transport, evening meal, ½ bottle of wine and Prestige Professionals. Supplementary alcoholic drinks not included.
Groups from 6 people: 195€ pp

 James Bond Night
Enjoy spectacular views of Mt Blanc and the thrill of an evening at the Ferme de Tornieux high above the Arve valley and the local town of Sallanches. Ride the Arctic style snowmobile up to the refuge and indulge yourself in the local speciality menu, before embarking on a tremendous 6km torch lit decent aboard your own personal sledge. Drinks not included.
Groups from 6 people: 155€ pp

Moonlit Vallée Blanche
One of the most amazing experiences you’ll have in your life! Catch the last cable car of the day to watch the sun set from the Aiguille du Midi. Cross the arête to the Refuge des Cosmiques for dinner before skiing down the Vallée Blanche. It’s hard to describe the splendor of the snow and glaciers beneath the light of the moon  – extraordinary. If you happen to be in Chamonix round a full moon, you should definitely do this!
Groups from 4-6 people: 155€ pp

Sunset Trapper Evening
 Whilst others are trudging home to their chalets, you can catch the last rays of the winter sun on a helicopter trip around the Aiguille’s Verte and Drus. Once landed, you’ll be met by your professional snowshoe guide along with all the equipment to trudge your way through the depths of the Alpine forest, head-torches lighting your  path. Dine that  evening ‘Trapper’ style on a scrumptiously hot fondue, fresh crisp salad and blueberry tart, all washed down with a glass or two of local wine.
Groups of 5-6 people: 215€ pp

Family Raquette Night
Wrapped up snuggly against the cold, hit the forest tracks with our Prestige Pro to explore the Alpine forest by night, your raquettes crunching under your feet and your headtorch lighting the path ahead. An invigorating 30 minute stroll is followed by a warm welcome chez Claudy where a steaming ‘croute’ and its salad awaits your team. Sink your teeth into homemade blueberry pie and coffee afterwards before making for the now empty pistes to slide by sledge back down to your transport home.  A great family night out in the safety of Prestige Professionals
Groups from 5 people: 95€ pp