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Modern day crystal hunters on electric mountain bikes

Philippe Mountain Leader & Mountain Bike Guide

The Chamonix Valley is haute lieu of hunting for crystals, be a part of the movement for an afternoon while riding an electric mountain or fat bike.

From 2 to 8 people* *For more people, please contact us 3 hours Available Spring / Summer / Autumn From 130 to 180 € per person* *Depending on the number of people Spoken languages: French

What awaits you during this activity : Modern day crystal hunters on electric mountain bikes

Follow Philippe, your Experience Mont Blanc instructor, and ride the trails leading to the village of Chamonix on an electrically assisted mountain bike!

The electric assistance is a great way to discover paths less taken with less worries and more fun. This activity will take you on a hunt, a hunt to find the coveted crystals of Mont Blanc... This is an opportunity to familiarize yourself with the mountains where they are found and to discover the terrain where they are hidden.

You will be able to approach the sites of old mineralogical discoveries. You will walk in the footsteps of crystal searchers, some of the first inhabitants of the valley. Touching with your fingers the rocks from which these crystals were transformed. Your guide will share with you all his knowledge and know-how .

Enjoy the pleasure of riding the trails around Chamonix while observing the sublime landscapes that surround you. You’ll follow Philippe to the village of Les Houches, a small traditional mountain village, home to World Cup skiing events !

Finish off the day with a cold local beer or homemade ice cream while admiring the Mont-Blanc!

Unfortunately you cannot leave with crystals seen in the mountains, we will make sure though that you will have a souvenir certified Mont Blanc smoked quartz crystal to take home, just part of the experience. A lasting souvenir that will remind you of the good times spent during this experience in Chamonix.

> The activity is suitable for everyone (children and adults) who is at least 1.50m tall.
> Remember to bring a small backpack with water and a snack.
> The conditions for riding are ideal in the morning. In the afternoon, it can be very hot or stormy.
> This activity when only take place if weather conditions are optimal : it can be cancelled if the guide considers it necessary (bad weather). Weather can change quickly in the mountains.
> The activity can be done on an electric fatbike if the snow is still present.
> It is possible to rent "full suspension" bikes (we will ask for an extra fee)
  • Electric Semi-Rigid Mountain Bike & Helmet
  • Electric bike rental
  • Private Mountain Bike Instructor
  • Happy memories
  • Private experience
Not included
  • Transfers round trip
  • Personal expenses
  • Insurance
This program is subject to change depending on weather conditions. If so, we will contact you to let you know.

Your guide for this activity in the Alps : Philippe

The VTTAE, to try it is to adopt it!
Philippe was born at the foot of the mountains, he has never stopped travelling through these high regions where the air is getting scarce. He has followed many paths, sometimes classic ones like hiking or mountaineering, sometimes off the beaten track like searching for crystals or practicing fatbike in winter in the mountains. As a mountain leader and mountain bike guide, it is the fatbike that he favours in order to take you to discover the mountains. With the electrically assisted fatbike, he will take you to discover the Chamonix valley and its secrets, anecdotes and treasures in complete serenity. The fatbike, a new pleasure in the mountains!
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Cancellation Policy

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 3 days prior to the activity. Covid-19 special cancellation conditions: In case of an exceptional cancellation imposed by regulations related to the COVID-19 health situation, the total sum collected will be fully refunded.

Conditions d'annulation spéciales Covid-19 : En cas d'annulation imposée par une réglementation exceptionnelle liée à la situation sanitaire COVID-19, la totalité des sommes encaissées feront l'objet d'un remboursement intégral.

Services and Overseeing

All services are subject to weather conditions and authorizations. Experience Mont Blanc offers its clients its knowledge of the terrain and its network of professional partners. All the activities are supervised by professionals this in order to guarantee maximum safety and pleasure of the participants.


The Client is aware of the sometimes sporty nature of some of the proposed services. He/she agrees to comply with the advice and instructions given by the professionals in charge. The Client is forbidden to take any personal initiative in the context of the services that could jeopardize his/her safety, that of the other participants or that of the supervising professionals.

It will be up to the professional supervisor to decide on any modifications for safety reasons of our services for weather or mountain conditions, participants abilities or their technical skills. Our guides will decide to change the itinerary or mountain range for security and the best experience possible.

Failure to comply with safety instructions or to participate in a service without respecting the level of requirements may justify the exclusion of the client from the service. This exclusion decided for safety reasons will not determine any right to refund of the cost of the experience.

Experience Mont Blanc obligations

In any case of force-majeure (unforeseeable, impossible conditions), Experience Mont Blanc cannot execute one or more services, the client will be reimbursed the amount of the cancelled service(s). The refund will be made no later than 30 days after the end of the stay.


Experience Mont Blanc belongs to the company VOYAGE 1786, holder of a civil liability insurance policy for all the activities it organizes.

LThe price of the service does not include personal insurance. It is strongly recommended that the clients have a search & rescue insurance and a repatriation insurance valid for the service.

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