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Mountain Penguins - Backcountry snowboard/splitboard guiding in Chamonix Kamchatka Heli Trips

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ready for another ride down to the beach

DATES for Kamchatka Helitrip: 15-23 april 
 One of the best value for money  helitrips in the world!

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Split boarding in the Vallée Blanche with the guys from Picture, May 2012.
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Heli time in Courmayeur.

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New dates online, also for the ultimate end off season trip to Kamchatka !!

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Video from last winter, unfortunately no powder but nice snow anyway... Password for video is:split

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New dates for this winter live. According to old people, farmers, onions, trees and other reliable future tellers Its going to be a GREAT winter...

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This years Kamchatka trip: 15-23 April !!!Still the best helitrip in the world!!!

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Heli trip In Valgrisenche,8th of Januari...

New date for Kamchatka trip: 07/04 till 15/04/2011! The ultimate heli trip in the world!!! Watch video from May 2010:

Did 2 most amazing trips to Kamchatka this winter:
Twice we were blessed with about 5 days of good weather on each trip
Week 1: 10870 v.m in one day, total of 38494 v.m.
Week 2: 11715 v.m in one day, total of 31354 v.m.
But even without these amazing numbers it is one of the last wild places on the planet, unbelievable panorama`s and true wilderness!
Look at photos in new photo gallery.
We will go back next year, will put up new dates during the summer

News: still 2 places left for Kamchatka trip!!!

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Photo: Ronald Naar

Latest news:
trip to Kamchatka from 26 March to 4 April, still a few places available. for all info email us ! Perfectly shaped volcanos up to 4750 meters and easy access to up to 2000 metres vertical descent, in the far-east of Russia, across from Alaska...
Apart from that we continue as normal and do private guiding for individuals or groups in the fantastic Chamonix backcountry. Let`s hope the winter was as good as the last one...

News: A change of direction for Mountainpenguins, there will only be custom camps from now on

Welcome to Mountain Penguins, the off-piste snowboard specialists based in Chamonix at the foot of Mont Blanc. From powder virgins to extreme steep boarders, we aim to give you the ultimate snowboarding experience. Whether it be big drops, deep powder or tree runs, we will make sure your trip is an unforgettable one!

Our trips combine snowboard touring, freeriding, heli-boarding and avalanche awareness training. We will custom make your dream trip in some of the best terrain in the world. 

Chamonix is the ideal place for every level of off-piste adventure. The Chamonix valley boasts an abundance of legendary off-piste descents and a high lift system which makes for exceptional scenery and enough snow for all winter round. Experience the true wilderness and beauty of the Alps in a quest for powder and high adventure!

Join us this winter, get away from the crowded piste and make your own tracks in an untouched powder field! Or feel the thrill of flying in a helicopter over snow covered peaks before experiencing effortless powder turns down a remote valley.

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Mountain Penguins was established by Lars Vanhaelewyck, an Internationally qualified IFMGA Mountain Guide, who guides most of the mountaineering trips. Originally from Belgium, Lars has over 20 years of experience snowboarding in the Mont Blanc massif, the Alps and the greater ranges of the world. Having lived in Chamonix for over a decade he has enjoyed the unique and unlimited possibilities in and around the valley. He is proficient in four languages; English, French, German and of course his mother tongue Dutch.

All our guides are IFMGA mountain guides (International Federation of Mountain Guides Associations), the highest possible qualification ensuring the best standards in safety, client care and enjoyment. They are selected on their personality and personal knowledge of the chosen objective and motivation to provide a safe but unforgettable experience.

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