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2-day Ski Touring Course in Sierra de Guadarrama

2-day Ski Touring Course in Sierra de Guadarrama | Spain

Join Mariano, a certified mountain guide, ski instructor and UIMLA mountain leader, on this spectacular 2-day ski touring course in the beautiful Sierra de Guadarrama, Spain.


Iberian System

2 Days

Jan - Apr, Dec



* Discover or improve ski touring skills.

* Learn all about safety techniques in the mountain.

* Enjoy a weekend in the Spanish mountains.


Follow me to the beautiful mountains of Spain on this incredible ski touring adventure. During this two day course, we’ll enjoy the spectacular Sierra de Guadarrama and learn ski touring and mountain techniques.

Sierra de Guadarrama is a stunning mountain range in the community of Madrid. It is tremendously popular among hiking and climbing enthusiasts for its stunning views and its easy access from Madrid.

On this occasion, I’ll teach you ascent and descent techniques, and about equipment and its maintenance, planning a trip, complicated turns and how to use crampons and an ice axe. I’ll also teach you all about safety techniques including how to analyze the field and weather conditions, how to avoid and act in case of avalanches, how to use an arva, probe and shovel and how to prepare a first-aid kit.

This trip is ideal for people with some experience in alpine skiing that want to enter the world of ski touring. It is also a good option for mountaineers and climbers looking to gain new skills to access winter itineraries faster and more easily.

Ready to acquire new mountain skills? Then book your trip now and get ready to learn all about ski touring and, at the same time, enjoy a stunning location.

If you are looking for a shorter ski touring adventure, follow me for a one-day trip in the community of Madrid.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Personal insurance

Price details

Accommodation in mountain huts is $30 EUR per night approx.

Price includes a diploma at the end of the course.


More info

Make sure to bring: -40-50 liter backpack -Ski touring equipment -Comfortable and warm clothes -Skiing boots and sticks -Arva, shovel and probe -Helmet -Sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, gloves. If you do not have any of these things, send me a message and I can help you rent it.

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About the guide

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Mountain Guide

**Mountain Guide – Ski Guide · High Mountain Superior Sport Technician (Técnico Deportivo Superior en Alta Montaña) and Ski Mountaineering Superior Sport Technician (Técnico Deportivo Superior en Esquí de Montaña) from Spain.

He has more than 20 years doing mountain and skiing. From his early walks in La Pedriza to tens of alpine “four thousanders” summits ascended, to expeditions in North and South America, Caucasus and Central Asia, he has traveled many mountains, especially on his skis, since he is a fan of this sport in all disciplines. Mariano also enjoys classic climbing and mountaineering.

He has Mountain Guide and Ski Mountaineering Guide certifications from the AAGGM.

He's a great teacher and teaches with the same passion with which he enjoys the mountain. He speaks spanish, english, italian, french (basic) and russian (basic).


Russian | Italian | French | English



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What people are saying about Mariano



A fantastic guide and we really enjoyed the experience



Fantastic winter ascent of Mulhacen together with guide Mariano Frutos in mid-January. Very warm and sunny day and extremely icy on the top but fantastic views all the way to the Moroccan Rif mountains. Few people on the mountain and a lot of Iberian mountain goats. Mariano was excellent and Pablo at Explore-Share made the logistics easy and straightforward as always.



This was such a great day. I'm so glad I booked through Mariano's company!



Was great!



Nice guide - great professional. Nice day-trip. Recommended!

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