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1-day intro to ski touring from Courmayeur

Learn the basics of ski touring in beautiful Courmayeur. The Peakshunter team put together this 1-day intro to ski touring for you to get initiated in this discipline in the best possible way.

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration1 day
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Dec
Skill LevelFirst time
Fitness LevelOccasional
Type of tripNot specified


Courmayeur, in the Aosta Valley, is a perfect starting point for your first experience in ski touring. This corner of the Alps in northwestern Italy has countless options for all ski levels, which is why I planned a 1-day intro to ski touring here. 

We can decide the exact destination of the trip together and taking into account your skiing level, but the starting point will be charming Courmayeur.

Even though you do not need to have any prior experience ski touring, you do need to be in good physical shape and have some off-piste ski experience. It is extremely important to initiate in ski touring with a certified mountain guide, as in this way you will learn the techniques and progress in all safety. It is the ideal way to prepare you for further ski touring adventures, whether you continue with a guide or independently.

During the day, we will cover the basics of ski touring, including how to use ski bindings and sealskins, avalanche awareness, some route planning and more. And of course, we will actually go ski touring!

Don’t hesitate to send me a request if you are interested in this intro to ski touring! It will be my pleasure to teach you the basics and guide you on your first day practising this wonderful discipline. And after you have gained more experience, we can do the mythical Haute Route from Chamonix to Zermatt!


Meeting point

In Courmayeur.



About the guide

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Founded in 2013 by Elis and Silvia, PEAKSHUNTER is a team of IFMGA-certified mountain guides.

Although we all have different backgrounds and experiences, we share the same goals and projects and, more than anything, love our job and share a deep passion for the mountains.

Professionalism and safety are our core values because we love our job and we are passionate about Mountain and Nature.
We are enthusiastic to share new adventures and guarantee the most memorable emotions to all our clients.
If you are interested in experience the beauty of Nature and the power of the Mountains, Peakshunter Mountain Guides will be happy to guide you! We want to provide you with intense emotions and want to be there to share them with you. We feel we've done our job when there are big, cheesy smiles on everybody's faces at the end of the day.

We want to build a strong, long-lasting relationship with our clients, based on the respect we feel for everyone who joins us in the exploration of this striking vertical world.

Mont Blanc, Matterhorn, Monterosa, Dufourspitze and Margherita Hut, Gran Paradiso, Breithorn, Castor and Pollux are only a few of several 4000 Alps summits next to the area we live and work: the beautiful little Aosta Valley region, close to French and Swiss borders and not far from Geneva, Milan and Turin international airports.

Realize your dreams, discovering breathtaking views or simply living an extraordinary day: you just need to use your imagination and we will realize your trip as you desire to live it!

Peakshunter Mountain Guides team will be happy to guide you, sharing adventures and being you companions, personal trainers, consultants and expertise supporters for all you need in planning the next Mountain dream!

For booking assistance

Have any doubts? Talk directly with an Explore Share assistant.
The Concierge service is a great tool for when you still haven't decided what kind of Adventure you're looking for and you're open to suggestions

Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 372 each

Group of 2

EUR 186 each

Group of 3

EUR 145 each

Group of 4

EUR 124 each

Group of 5

EUR 104 each

Group of 6

EUR 93 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

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