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Beaufortain 4-day ski touring initiation

Do you want to learn ski touring in an exceptional environment? Then join Sébastien, IFMGA certified guide, in this 4-day initiation trip in Beaufortain!

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4 Days

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Dec


Join me in this magnificent ski touring trip in the Beaufortain during 4 days. The Beaufortain is a paradise for ski tourers, due in part to its exceptional snow. It is located between the Mont Blanc and Vanoise.

For your comfort, we will sleep every night in the same location, either in a hotel or a lodge. This is the ideal massif to acquire basic ski touring techniques.

Indeed, we will use the convenient lifts of Arêches en Beaufort. We will do nice off-pistes before reaching beautiful summits with amazing views of Mont Blanc.

During this tour you will learn how to: progress in ski touring, use the shovel, probe and transceiver, and assess and manage the risks of the practice.

Departures 2017
– January 20th
– February 17th
– March 4th
– April 14th
And you can also request different dates, from December to April.

Did you find this proposal tempting? Then please contact me and come learn ski touring in all safety! Another great place where you can learn ski touring with me is Chamonix

Price includes

- Guiding fee


Day 1: Arêches-Beaufort

Meeting at 10AM in front of the Arêches-Beaufort tourism office. Today you’ll learn the basic techniques for ski touring using the lifts.

Day 2: Lac du Clou - Roche Plane

We go ski touring to the top of Roche Plane, one of the beautiful summits of Beaufortain.
Walking time: 4hs
D +600/-1000m

Day 3: Chalets du Soufflet - Col des Lacs

A beautiful ski touring day in Beaufortain, with a magnificent descent.
Walking time: 3hs
D +350/-1050m

Day 4: Cormet d'Arêches (2109 m)

Today we go ski touring to a beautiful pass in Beaufortain, the Cormet d’Arêches.
End of trip around 4PM.
Walking time: 4-5hs
D +/-900m




In a hotel or lodge.

More info

Group size: 4 to 8 people.

I will loan you a harness and a transceiver.

Meeting point

At the Arêche-Beaufort tourism office.

About the guide

IFMGA / UIAGM Mountain Guide -
Sébastien is originally from Toulon. Before he dedicated his time fully to his passion, mountaineering, he has completed a degree in Alpine Geography.
His thirst for adventure took him from countries such as Turkey and Peru to the high mountains of Pakistan .
Since 2000, he work as a Mountain Guide in Chamonix, La Clusaz and all over the world.


French | English



What people are saying about Sébastien Laurent

Teddy Papes


April, 2023

Thanks for all your help!

David Pyle


October, 2022

I had a great time climbing with Sebastien. He modified the trip because of the weather and was able to find dry rock on a wet day. Throughout the trip Sebastien not only provided plenty of climbing but also helped me on skills that I wanted to improve on.

Nathan Wangliao


September, 2022

Sebastien was a great guide! Thank you :)

Casey White


June, 2022

Sebastien was a fantastic guide, I had a great time and learned a lot. I would 100% use him again as a guide and the climbing / route choices were great as well

Antonia Mächler


February, 2022

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Robert Davis


July, 2021

Excellent course. Sebastien tailored the content to my goals and was a great and thorough instructor. A very enjoyable and educational course.



January, 2019

Gained skills and confidence in ice climbing, as well as some mountaineering skills. Guide was extremely knowledgeable and supportive. Look forward to working with Seb again.

Slawek Noga


October, 2018

Five amazing days ,professional and friendly service. Keep Calm and Climbing with Sebastien Lauren

david guo


September, 2018

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Alexandra Robert-rodiere


January, 2017

Grâce à Sebastien L vous repoussez vos limites! Exigent mais attentif il vous amènera découvrir des paysages hors des sentiers battus...avec la cool attitude. Bref un super guide!

Pascal Le Flao


February, 2016

Une page superbe, intéressante, un guide talentueux, sympa et simple avec qui on a plaisir à partager notre passion pour la montagne. Merci Sébastien !

Pascal Le Flao


February, 2016

Una página estupenda, interesante, una guía talentosa, agradable y sencilla con la que nos complace compartir nuestra pasión por la montaña. Gracias Sebastián!

D'Jé Titounian


December, 2015

Super semaine avec Sébastien et Guillaume. Très partant pour refaire un stage!!!



July, 2015

Unforgettable experience, thanks to our guide Sebastien we reached the summit, he prepared us not only with the required skills also with the psychological strength for such an emblematic summit. Also we want to thank Gauthier (from Explore-Share) for his help preparing this expedition.



April, 2015

It was my first ski touring experience in high montainous areas: it was just unique thanks notably to the way Sébastien managed us in a very professional way. He inspired confidence in our group while this was the very first time for three among us. Congrats.


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