Further your backcountry skills and learn new safety techniques on our advanced ski touring course. Enjoy great ski touring, watch sunsets from high mountain huts and admire the alpine nature & scenery.
Learn new skills with 5 days of great ski touring & 2 nights in mountain huts
Our mountain guides are fully qualified & UIAGM certified. They are highly experienced & enthusiastic about ski touring.
Ski touring in the stunning high alpine environment surrounded by 4000m peaks, glaciers and deep forests.
The aim of this course is to advance your ski touring skills while skiing some of the great classic tours around Chamonix. You will ski a lot on this course - we focus on great ski tours, including a 3-day hut-to-hut tour to be able to go deeper into our backcountry.
Our course builds on your previous ski touring experience and aims to further your skills to help you to become more independent while touring in the backcountry. You will learn how to plan, prepare and complete a ski tour, having safety on your mind at all times.
Skills such as tour planning, route finding, equipment management, reading the terrain, group management and decision making will be covered on this course. Our guides are enthusiastic about ski touring and have wealth of experience and skills, which they will be delighted to share with you.
Participants will take turns to be the 'leaders of the group' on the last day's tours to practice the decision making & group management in real situation. This will be at all times supervised and directed by your guide to ensure safety of the group.
Prior ski touring experience & good physical fitness are required for this course. This is the ideal follow-up course after our Introduction to Ski Touring week.
Price per person for groups of minimum 3 skiers.
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You are a confident off-piste skier in all snow conditions. You’re comfortable on slopes of up to 35°. You have practiced companion rescue, and are familiar with basic traveling methods in avalanche-prone terrain. You have already done some ski touring, and are somewhat familiar with the equipment and the techniques used (skins, touring bindings, ski crampons, kick turns).