Guest Testimonials

  • David and Asa were perfect hosts, very friendly, helpful and good company. David suggested some great hikes in the region and we even managed to get out one afternoon to take Poppy (the dog) for a hike in the hills. They went out of their way to ensure we had an excellent stay.
    Norm, August 2012
  • We spend some wonderful days in Chamonix. Staying at the Chalet les Pelerins was one of the reasons that our vacation was great. The place is comfortable, clean, and adorable. The staff, Lynsay in particular, was so helpful in every way.
    Mimi J, June 2014
  • The food was absolutely fantastic and all the staff were very welcoming and friendly. The place is kept spotlessly clean but you are made to feel the place is yours.
    James S, March 2012
  • We had a great 4 night stay at Chalet Les Pelerins. We were a group of 10, sharing twin/double rooms...and it really exceeded our expectations. The hot tub outside which was perfect for post skiing beers and recovery. David and team were very helpful in arranging our lift passes, ski rental and gett...
    Anonymous, January 2013
  • Staff / owners, breakfast, Chamonix were great. I went with my son (16) and we walked into town each night to eat out. It was brilliant for bed and breakfast and has bus stops right outside for access to all ski areas.
    Aneirin, January 2015
  • The food was fantastic, the rooms clean and comfortable. David the chalet owner was very helpful and kindly provided us with rucksacks and harnesses to do the Valle Blanche which was wonderful.
    George H, March 2012
  • This cozy and friendly chalet is a real home away from home. The hosts are very knowledgeable and helpful giving loads of suggestions and inspiration what to see and what to do.
    Estrid, July 2012
  • The chalet is spotless and spacious with generous views of the Alps. David proved to be an excellent host and will go out all the way to make sure you are at home. Highly recommended place to stay in Chamonix.
    Indushanti, July 2012


Winter Courses

29th January – 5th February – Introduction/Intermediate Off-Piste instruction & guided week
5th March – 12th MarchIntermediate/Advanced Off-Piste instruction & guided week

Price: €1,540

A special week created by the team that run Action Outdoors (UCPA UK). We are aiming at two groups of two levels per week to allow a small group of Off-Piste skiers to enjoy the very best skiing around the Chamonix Valley in addition to improve your skills and technique in various terrain and snow conditions.

The key to a successful week is flexibility
We have maximum of 6 clients guide/instructor ratio with our own transport to take you around France, Italy and Switzerland in search for the best snow. Uniquely for this program we have 5 guided days from 6 skiing days. We will decide during the week which days will be guided - this means we can choose the program by the weather and snow conditions. We strike a balance between instruction & guiding - very flexible and agreed between the group and our lead guide.

What’s Included
  • 7 nights accommodation in double or twin room
  • Delicious breakfast each morning - fruit, yogurt, cereal, porridge, eggs, cheese, ham etc
  • 6 nights 3 course dinner with wine
  • 5 days of guided skiing with IFMGA guide
  • Use of Off piste equipment – shovel, probe, transceiver
  • 6 days MBU lift pass (Chamonix, Courmayeur & Verbier)
  • Local transport
Lead Guide/Instructor
Seb Cazorla - UAIGM High Mountain Guide & Full Diplome French Ski Instructor.
Seb has been teaching skiing for 20 years and has been guiding for 9 years and is only 41 years young. He has an amazing ability to improve our skiing by just making tiny changes to body movements.

Off-Piste Introduction
You need to be skiing red runs in controled parallel turns and you are able to handle black runs.

Off-Piste Intermediate
You will have previous experience of Off-Piste skiing and you can link turns on moderate terrain. You find it harder to link turns in steep slopes, or in icy / crusty conditions and would like to improve in these areas.

Off-Piste Advanced
You’ve been skiing Off-Piste for many years and can ski fast with good control on moderate slopes. You are comfortable on steeper slopes and you would like to be challenged. You don’t mind hiking or touring to reach the best slopes.

For more information and to book - 29th January – Introduction/Intermediate

For more information and to book – 5th March – Intermediate/Advanced


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