Ski touring routes

Winter 2022/2023

5 itineraries are marked out on the alpine ski area from La Mulaterie to Grand-Bornand Chinaillon. The opening times of these itineraries may vary and are linked to the opening times of the ski area. The Outalays night route is only open during the night skiing.


The practice of this activity is under the hiker's own responsibility and it is recommended to equip oneself accordingly (loaded DVA, shovel, probe, charged mobile phone, etc) and to take all the necessary measures at the start (avalanche risk consultation, weather forecast, field information at the piste service, etc).
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All year long, thanks to the local Mountain Guides Office, you can hire a high-mountain guide for a group or as an individual, whether you have a specific project in mind, or wishing to make a specific programme with advice of a guide. For all levels and durations. Please inquire.
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Keep it personal and push your ski or snowboarding journey to new peaks with our private lessons. Available for all ages and disciplines, choose to go solo for ultimate progression or team up and share your session with friends or family.
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Alpine touring, off-piste skiing, the Local Guide Compagny employs all means necessary to ensure that you will experience the thrills of untracked snow. Possibility of day or half-day outings.
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Head out for a ski tour that the whole family can enjoy. Thanks to special bindings for children’s skis, youngsters can join in the fun and give ski-touring a go. 10€ supplement for children’s equipment.
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Start your day the best way by ski touring up to the top of the mountain to watch the sun rise. From age 13. Max 6 per group. Safety equipment included.
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The Bureau des Guides du Grand-Bornand invites you to discover ski touring with family or friends. You will be able to get away from the crowds of marked trails. We offer you a quiet and gentle approach.
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Learn how to use an Avalanche transceiver with the local Guide Company.
04 80 80 60 50
Earn your turns down the mountain. Take in the stunning views as you skin up the mountain-side with an Oxygene guide. Safety equipment included.
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Whatever your level, join us for a ski-touring or split-boarding session. Safety equipment included.
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In the heart of the Mont-Blanc, starting from the magnificent and imposing Aiguille du Midi, the Local Guide Compagny will take you on an extraordinary high mountain adventure down the glaciers of the amazing Vallée Blanche.
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Itinerary for advanced level which starts from La Matte and goes through the forest from La Joyère with a splendid view on the Aravis Range at the end.
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Discovery level itinerary from Chinaillon to Les Raîches.
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Intermediate level itinerary from Chinaillon which passes near the lake of La Cour to reach the foot of the Maroly valley and go up to the arrival of the ski lift of Almet. Splendid view on the Aravis chain at the top.
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Itinerary for advanced skiers open on the evenings of the night lifts from Le Grand-Bornand Chinaillon. Experience night skiing on a marked itinerary. A new "afterwork" concept in Grand Bornand.
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Discovery level itinerary from Chinaillon to the Cour lake.

 

Friends hikers, here are some rules to respect on our ski touring / splitboard itineraries: 

- Be sure to check before you leave: the opening times of these itineraries may vary and are linked to the opening times of the ski area. The Outalays night itinerary is only open during the night time ski lifts.
- In case of particular conditions, access to these itineraries may be forbidden from time to time. Please respect the signs in place for your safety.
- Make sure you have the necessary safety equipment: avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe, as well as a means of telecommunication to alert the emergency services.
- Follow the signs, you will find orange markers on the routes.
- It is forbidden to go against the normal flow of skiers during the ascent. 
- On the way down, use the open and marked slopes of the ski area. 
For the descent of the Outalays night itinerary, use only the Abondance slope. 
- Be back down at the closing of the ski area (5pm). Access to the ski area is forbidden outside of opening hours. 
- There are several levels of difficulty, so don't overestimate your abilities. 
- You will find more information in this municipal by-law.