Cervières Briançonnais ski touring


On this 3-day trip, a certified mountain guide from the Azimut Montagne team will introduce you to ski touring in Briançonnais. Learn the basics in a beautiful setting!

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3 Days

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr


Do you want to discover one of the most beautiful valleys in the Briançonnais massif? In fact, this valley is full of history, tradition and old architecture. Therefore, by exploring it we can understand the ancient living conditions.

Besides, our hotel is a calm oasis in the heart of the valley. From there, skiing or walking, we can reach beautiful itineraries. Furthermore, it’s a very comfortable and warm accommodation.

A long weekend is ideal to discover the wild and wonderful region of Briançonnais!

The highlights of this trip are the following:
– A trip designed for beginners
– A sunny mountain, even during the winter
– My advice to improve your skills
– Accommodation in an authentic village
– Delicious meals and a warm welcome
– Easy access by TGV

Do you find this trip interesting? Then please contact me! You can either join an existing trip (the dates are below) or we can plan a different one.


Day 1: Lay of the land

Get together at the Oulx train station. Then we head off to Montgenèvre ski resort on the France-Italy border. The day will be spent getting the lay of the land; the guide will teach or go over the necessary safety techniques. If weather permits we take an off piste itinerary to reach our gite in Cervières. We picnic at lunchtime and have dinner at the gîte.

Ascent/descent: + 400/- 400 m

Meals included: picnic and dinner

Accommodation included: gîte

Day 2: Les Ecrins, amazing views

We have breakfast and then jump into the practice! A nice day of ski touring in Serre-Chevalier Valley, facing the National Park of Les Ecrins and its glacier. You will love it!

Ascent/descent: +/- 800 m

Meals included: breakfast, picnic and dinner

Accomodation included: gîte

Day 3: Cîme Saurel

After breakfast we go touring in the Piemont valleys on the France-Italy border. There we climb up the Cîme Saurel (2449 m) where we have spectacular views over the Fonts valley and its’ traditional hamlets and the entire Sestrières valley. Then there’s one last descent to wrap up the trip in a truly memorable way. We head back to the gîte to pick up our luggage and take those who have a train to catch back to the station in Briançon or Oulx.

Altitude variation: +/- 800m

Meals included: breakfast and picnic


Please note this itinerary is an example of a skitouring discovery weekend with Azimut and should only be used as a guide. The weather conditions on the mountain or participants skills and stamina may require the guide changes the itinerary or inverse the itinerary. We kindly as you to request such decision. We may also have to change accomodation, with the same standard, due logistics and/or availability.




Hotel-lodge half board, shared bathroom. Towels are not included. Single room possible if available, extra 95€.

More info

Group size: 5 to 8 people.

The price varies between 565€ and 585€ depending on the dates. Please contact me for more details.

Level: for people that never practiced ski touring but with a red/black piste level in alpine ski. I will teach you techniques for ski touring, safety and use of safety equipment. To carry: a light bag with what you need for the day and a picnic.

I recommend you to have cancellation insurance. Search and repatriation insurance is mandatory. I propose you to hire insurance through Europ Assistance upon booking the trip with me.

Equipment: skis with ski touring fixations, seal skins, poles, ski boots, 35L backpack (with airbag if possible), AVD, shovel, probe. I can loan you the safety equipment (AVD, shovel, probe). If you don't have the necessary equipment, you can rent it with me! Skis (with poles, skins and knifes) €110, boots €50, ski pack (skis, poles, skins, boots) €130, helmet €15, airbag 40€.

Meeting point

At the Oulx train station.


About the guide

We enjoy very much discovering and re discovering the most beautiful spots in the world, in the Ecrins mountain range but also all around the planet.

Together with the guides in the team, we will share with you unique moments and an amazing journey. From les Ecrins to Chile, from Morocco to Greenland, from Les Gorges du Verdon to Japan, from Italy to Norway… tons of destinations offering all types of mountain activities, different every season. It makes us so happy when I can share them with my friends and clients.

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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 542 Each

Group of 2

EUR 542 Each

Group of 3

EUR 542 Each

Group of 4

EUR 542 Each

Group of 5

EUR 542 Each

Group of 6

EUR 542 Each

Group of 7

EUR 542 Each

Group of 8

EUR 542 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation included

- Transport during the trip

- Mountain guide expenses

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner



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