Freestyle coaching, Backcountry Guiding & Splitboard Touring in Morzine, Avoriaz & Chatel

 Off-piste & Backcountry 

Off-piste & Backcountry Snowboarding

Are you a strong intermediate or advanced level rider wishing to venture off piste or into the backcountry of the Portes du Soleil? There is an endless abundance of terrain in the Portes du Soleil available to be explored, from classic off piste itineries such as the Vallée de la Manche, right through to our own secret spots. Our team have the skills and knowledge to guide you safely off piste. Join us to ride the best powder and have a snowboarding adventure.

We offer both private and group off piste options. Group courses include

Avalanche Safety & Awareness Session

Aimed at those who wish to learn more about safety off piste and receive avalanche search & rescue training. We will look at where the risks lie & why, how they can be avoided and what to do in event of an avalanche. This is an educational session providing you with knowledge to help you stay safe when riding off piste.

Small group sizes: Max 6 (Min 4)
Price: 1 x 3hrs 80€


Off piste Intro

Riding off piste is much more challenging that cruising down a perfectly groomed piste. It requires you to master a new set of skills in order to keep your riding fluid and controlled as the terrain gets steeper and bumpier and when snow conditions are less than ideal. This course aims to take your riding to the next level, allowing you to make the most of the natural terrain.

Where you go for the course depends on conditions at the time, but expect to experience a few of Avoriaz & Portes du Soleil breathtaking classic off-piste itineries.

Small group sizes: Max 6 (Min 4)
Price: 2 days (2 x 3hrs) 160€


Backcountry Snowboard Course

12th - 16th January 2015

This is a 5 day course for those who want to adventure into the untouched areas of the Portes du Soleil. Explore the endless exciting terrain in the area as well as fine tune your riding to help you to make the most of the whole of the mountain. Check here for more info on the Backcountry Snowboard Course.



We offer splitboarding too!

Safety equipment (transceiver, shovel & probe) is required for all the above sessions. Mint has sets for rent if needed


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Call us on 0033 (0)4 50 84 13 88