Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr
Meeting at the Oulx train station (Cesana). Transfer to Montgenèvre resort (between France and Italy). Today will be warming up, technical advice and learning to use safety equipment. In the afternoon, if weather permits, we will ski to our accommodation in Cervières by an off piste itinerary until the hotel. Luggage is transported to the accommodation.
Today we tour above our base camp, in the Malazen valley above the Laus hamlet.
We go through the forest until the Chalets d’Izoard (2190 m). It’s an old pasture hamlet in a beautiful mineral cirque, at the foot of the famous pass. From there, we reach the last slopes until the Ourdeïs pass (2420 m), the access point to the Queyras regional park.
We go through a valley terrain to the border with Italian Piedmont. We reach the Cîme Saurel (2249 m), from where the views over the Fonts valley and its many hamlets are spectacular. We can also see the beautiful Sestrières valley. Finally, we descend to end the trip.
At the Oulx train station.
Hotel-lodge half board, shared bathroom. Towels are not included.
Single room possible if available, extra 95€.
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€.
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.
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