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Alps, 4 Day Introductory Ski Mountaineering Course

Join IFMGA certified guide Enrico for a 4 day introductory level ski mountaineering course in the beautiful Alps mountain range.

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration4 days
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Dec
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripPrivate


Combine the fun of skiing and the thrill of mountaineering and you get ski mountaineering. A fantastic activity that is as physically demanding as it is immensely enjoyable, there is nothing quite like it. And on this 4 day introductory level course, I would like to teach you the skills and techniques necessary to ski toyr properly and safely. Furthermore, because this course takes place in the extravagant Alps mountain range, you will also get 4 days of amazing views as well.

Since this is an introductory level course, you do not need to be a ski expert. However, you should have some previous ski experience on black level slopes. A good physical shape is also required.

There are several options throughout the Alps we can choose from as to where to take the course. Those options span between FranceItaly and Switzerland.

With 4 days to work with, you will have the chance to learn a great deal about ski mountaineering. We will cover descent technique with light equipment and safety techniques. We will also cover self rescue, avalanche terrain identification, and much more throughout the course.

By the end of this trip, I have no doubt you will be better prepared for future ski mountaineering expeditions.  So send me a request, come to the Alps, and let me teach you how enjoy them in the most exciting way.

Are you interested in learning how to how to ski down powdery steep slopes in the high mountains? Then come and join me on freeride skiing trip in the Aosta Valley.



There are several comfortable accommodation options in the skiing areas you can choose from that I would be happy to recommend to you.

More info

Participants should either have or rent the following the items: artva, pala, probe, first aid kit, spray adhesive, sturdy tape, skis appropriate for ski mountaineering, ski boots, skins, appropriate ski mountaineering clothing. According to the new directives of the Aosta Valley Regional College, insurance for recovery in the event of an accident is in charge of the customer and can be purchased by registering with the ITALIAN ALPINE CLUB (or corresponding local alpine club) or on the UVGAM website ( ).

Meeting point

The meeting point will depend on the ski mountaineering area previously decided upon by the guide and participants.


About the guide

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My biggest satisfaction is to explore new places, and share it with a rope-mate. And to do it as a professional is the realization of a dream. At the age of 15, I knew I wanted to become a mountain guide, I wanted to live in the mountains, teach and share my new passion. In 2006 I realized my dream and I became a professional mountain guide. I like sharing my knowledge and experience with my clients, taking a journey that transforms slowly the guide-client relationship in climbing partner and often in friendship. I am not and never will be a lone climber but "a company" 'explorer. My specialty lies certainly in climbing on ice and mixed in the high mountains. With my clients I climbed the most difficult faces in the Alps, explored mountain ranges, traveled between America, Asia, Africa, and Europe.

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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 1520 each

Group of 2

EUR 760 each

Group of 3

EUR 506 each

Group of 4

EUR 400 each

Group of 5

EUR 400 each

Group of 6

EUR 250 each

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Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

The price does not include the guide´s expenses (accommodation, meals, lift tickets, etc).

The price does NOT include lodging, meals, and/or transportation for both clients and the guide. We can provide lodging at B&B Maison de la montagne ( when based down the valley.

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