2 day ski touring course in the mountains of Andorra

Let Jordi, an UIMLA mountain leader, take you across the mountains of Andorra. Join him on this ski touring course, to learn all the basics of this wonderful activity, while you explore this magical place.

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

2 days

Mountain Range

Pyrenees

People per Guide

6 people

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

Jan, Feb, Mar, Dec

Type of Trip

Not specified

Highlights

 
     

    Hidden between majestic mountains and enchanting valleys in Europe, there’s a small but fascinating country, that offers some of the best spots for winter sports: Andorra.

    Located right at the heart of the Pyrenees, Andorra’s peaks will simply hypnotize you. And what a better way to unveil all its beauty, than ski touring across it!

    Ski touring is one of the most enjoyable ways to explore a place. The nature of this activity allows us to combine the best skiing descents with hiking through magical places. Just skiing might be too restrictive, as you remain in the confinements of a ski resort. And hiking, may just be too hard during certain months of the year, when the snow has covered most of the land. Also, when we embark in a ski touring adventure, we get to discover wild and remote places that otherwise would be almost impossible to reach.

    So ski touring, gives us the opportunity to truly enjoy both, exploration and descents. However, it requires certain knowledge beyond skiing. Therefore, I’ve designed this trip as an introductory course for those initiating in this marvellous activity.

    During our ski course we’ll go over all the basics, such as:

    • Use, maintenance and repair of essential equipment
    • Elementary  snow science and the metamorphosis of the snow
    • Fundamental positions
    • Types of turns and perfecting descending techniques
    • Planification of snow descents
    • Descending techniques in steep and virgin snow
    • Risk prevention and what to do in case of an avalanche
    • Progression techniques and how to stop with skis

    Please note that in order to join this course you need to be able to control your skis with basic turning techniques. And you need to be in a good physical condition, as well as have some experience trekking.

    If you fit the requirements, don’t hesitate and send me a request. Let’s explore this wonderful winter paradise!

    Looking for a summer adventure? I also guide this Clots de l’Aspra guided via ferrata for beginners.

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    Price per person

     
    Group of 1
    480 EUR

    Group of 2
    240 EUR

    Group of 3
    180 EUR

    Group of 4
    160 EUR

    Group of 5
    160 EUR

    Group of 6
    160 EUR

     

    Price includes

     
    • Guiding fee
     

    Other details

     
    Skill level required

    Intermediate

    Fitness level required

    Occasional

    Accommodation

    There are plenty of options I can recommed.

    More info

    You must be at least 16 to join this course.

     

    About the Guide

     
     

    Andorra 3000 is composed by a group of guides who share the same passion: the mountains. Our goal is not just to guide you or to teach you but to share with you a way of experiencing the mountains and the nature around us. We also want to share with you everything we have learned over the years as we explore the most remote corners and uncover nature´s well-kept secrets.

    Our team is made up of mountain guides who specialize in all the different disciplines: climbing, mountaineering and skiing. We work to provide truly unique experiences. Join us and discover everything Andorra and the Pyrenees have to offer!

     
     
     

     

    What People are Saying about Jordi Sallés

     

    The tour hour was short for half day. We had expected longer one, though. So, maybe you should indicate 2.5 hours in your information. However, we really enjoyed the tour, and the tour guide Jordi was really nice person. He knows well about the mountain & the nature in Madriu valley. He taught us a lot of things. Thank you very much!!
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    Yuko Kishi
    Jordi was just great, very helpful and supportive. He quickly analyzed our level and adapted the tour accordingly. He even offered to bring us to an other via ferrata nearby after the introduction tour. Great instructor and guide!
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    Georg Streuber
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