For those whose idea of mountain vacation is about relaxing and enjoying views of snow-clad summits, there are a few easy walks to enjoy scenic views for a few hours. Get your snowshoes on and let Val Ferret, the flat Alpine valley at the bottom of the Mont Blanc, charm you away. Or fall for the wild Alpine valley of Val Vény and walk to Toula glacier in company of Courmayeur’s Alpine guides.
You cannot tell how much are you in the mood unless you start walking. (Francesca Sciavilla)
Walk on fresh snow to discover the most peaceful places on the Mont Blanc with snowshoes.
If you long for adventure, a typical tour of Courmayeur is what you are looking for: the villages tour will provide you the authentic atmosphere of picturesque mountain villages with a small group of houses with rooftops and walls made of stones.
And if you prefer walking by night, try the nocturnal snowshoeing of Courmayeur. Follow the tracks of chamoises and aim for the Alpine refuges at the top of the mountains of the Aosta Valley in the company Courmayeur Mont Blanc’s Alpine guides.
Courmayeur Mont Blanc has a snowshoeing camp at 2,173 m in Pavillon du Mont Fréty, first stop of cableway Skyway Mont Blanc. From the camp site, you can reach Toula glacier and enjoy an exciting first-time excursion with snowshoes. Do not miss it!