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7-Day Corsica Alta Strada ski touring trip

7-Day Corsica Alta Strada ski touring trip
7-Day Corsica Alta Strada ski touring trip
7-Day Corsica Alta Strada ski touring trip
7-Day Corsica Alta Strada ski touring trip

Take 7 amazing days to go on this skiing traverse across the island of Corsica, south to north. A great adventure with IFMGA-certified local guide, Cédric.

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7 Days





This ski touring Haute Route Corsica traverse goes across the island south to north. This 7-day route is known for its wilderness and technical difficulty. Join me as we discover this legendary hike and share my passion for “beauty island” with you.

This tour is the most pleasant way to complete the famous Corsican Haute Route, in Alta Strada. And this particular route follows variations which give priority to an enjoyable descent.

To begin this program, I will meet you in Ajaccio. After that, the adventure begins! Some of the highlights of this program include:

  • The ascent of Monte Renoso (2,357 m) – the highest peak in southern Corsica

  • A traverse to Punta di l’Oriente (2,112 m) to appreciate the spectacular view of the coast to the east and the west

  • Beautiful beech forests

  • A sealskins progression in the Agnone valley, at the foot of the majestic Monte d’Oro

  • Reaching the Bocca á e Porte (2,225 m) with the use of crampons

  • Crossing the Camputile plateau before our ascent of Punta Artica (2,327 m)

Have a look at the detailed day-by-day itinerary below.

This program includes some technical section which require storing the skies in the bag, and the use of crampons. To go on this guided trip, guests need to be autonomous mountaineers, have a good physical condition, a taste for effort, and ability to be at ease in uncomfortable situations.

If you are interested in this 7-Day Corsica backcountry skiing in Alta Strada, request your booking! If you are interested in other skiing programs in Corsica, check out this 6-day Altissima ski tour in Corsica. If you are thinking of a rock climbing summer program instead, have a look at this Porto (Corsica) guided rock climbing day, or these Ajaccio (Corsica) guided rock climbing tours.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation included

- Transport during the trip

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner



Refuges, huts and occasionally, hotels

More info

Group size: 3 to 6 people Small group supplement for departures of 2 people: € 300 per person.

The price includes the supervisor's professional liability insurance, but not cancellation and repatriation insurance.

Level: This program is open to experienced hikers with good experience of ski touring. The slopes are often between 30° and 35°, and snow conditions vary, so it demands participants to be comfortable skiing in all snow conditions with a backpack. Experience in crampon walking is essential. The Alta Strada should be considered seriously, and a solid physical condition is mandatory.

Meeting point

Ajaccio, Corsica

About the guide

Certified mountain guide UIAGM / IFMGA
I work with Manu, a good friend of mine...
We are both rock climbing instructors and certified mountain leaders. I shared with Manu happy and doubtful moments, building a professional future with a passionate focus on the mountain and the guide role. An open vision over the world, where our competences, knowledge and curiosity are at our client’s service for one day or for life.
The agency we founded together is the natural outcome of our profound complicity. People think we are cousins or brothers. We are just friends, and lucky to be so, because our children are in love: as in love as you can be at 8 years old!
We are both lucky to live in Corsica, this unknown mountain where climbers, mountaineers and skiers still feel like pioneers. This mountain is our playground and our office.
Curious and open to the world, we also organize each year trips to faraway places to see what other mountains and people can give to us, and what we can learn from them.
Ice in the Equator and Patagonia, Spanish, Jordanian or American rocks, snow in the Carpathians, Norway ot the Caucasus. We love the mountain in all its forms and every time we reach a summit we want to climb the neighbouring summit and find what is hiding behind it.


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What people are saying about Cédric Specia

Chantal Mercier Laporte


September, 2022

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Lori Axford


August, 2022

Thank you! We had a great time with Cedric. He’s an excellent guide.

Martin Huemer


August, 2022

Cedric is very professional mountain guide and a nice person to spend a day with in his home mountains.!!!

Julie Calhoun


August, 2020

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Andreas Ezinga


March, 2020

IMPORTANT COMMENT: the trip couldn't be made due to the weather. But both Cedric as the backoffice team has been extremely helpful in finding an alternative and solution. Finally we didn't go because of illness of 2 of the group. But definitely I will look for another trip next year.

Jonathan Summers


May, 2019

The trip was great. We changed the destination to suit abilities. We climbed in the Restonica Valley which was beautiful. Cédric was excellent as a guide, highly recommended.

Jeremy Derksen


April, 2019

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Ben Haigh-Smith


October, 2018

Cedric is a fantastic guide. He is helpful, friendly, very competent and caring. He made our time in Corsica very enjoyable and we would love to organise another trip with him in the future.

Jacky Cheng


June, 2018

We've had the best time with Manu at the Suare crag in Calvi. His professionalism is absolutely top class and made us feel incredibly safe with his professional climbing skills. Most importantly we had a lot of fun. Explore Share is an amazing platform with various activities around the world and I can't believe I never knew about it until now! I've already share this platform with adventurous friends and I am sure I will definitely be using this service again. Well done guys for your efficiency! Love your work!

Andrew Tan


June, 2018

The climbing was great at an excellent spot with many routes. Everyone had a lot of fun. Would definitely come again if we had a chance. Many thanks, Andrew

Chris Austin


June, 2018

Manu, was a very friendly and professional guide. As I am fairly new to climbing he picked a good route suitable to my experience. As a result I really enjoyed the trip and felt that I learnt a lot. I would definitely do this trip again and would recommend it to others

Thomas W.


May, 2018

My 1 day of glorious granite sport multi pitching with Cedric! The only route (??) to start from the sea was a great adventure with some exposed pitched of enjoyable climbing. Cedric was great: full of energy and enthusiasm and really motivating. Obviously extremely professional and handing out advice both with climbing technique and rope / safety.

Laurent I.


March, 2018

Merci Manu pour nous avoir fait partager ta passion de la montagne et de la Corse. Bravo pour ton professionnalisme et pour la qualité de ton équipe.



May, 2017

I had amazing 2 days climbing in Corsica with Cédric as my guide. Cédric introduced me to Corsican backcountry that he lovingly called his garden: massive towering mountain, emerald waters of roaring streams, beautiful wild flowers. I highly recommend Cédric to anyone looking for a guide be it Corsica or anywhere else. I miss this incredible place already and look forward to coming back!



August, 2015

What a amazing experience ! Cedric is certainly the perfect guide to help you discover the most beautiful views in Corsica.



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