Meeting at the Oulx-Cesana or Briançon train station. Transfer to Ailefroide. Depending on the season, we leave either from Ailefroide (1550 m) or from Madame Carle (1800 m). Ascent to the Glacier Blanc refuge (2550 m).
Today we ascend ski touring the Pic de Neige Cordier (3730 m). It’s a quite long stage, but an incredible day with stunning views of the north face of Ecrins. Then a beautiful descent follows. Overnight at the Ecrins refuge (3170 m).
Our objective is to ascend ski touring the Dome des Ecrins (4015 m). We will go up the north face of Ecrins. It’s a difficult but unforgettable stage. Descent to the valley and end of trip.
At the Oulx or Briançon train station.
Glacier Blanc refuge
Group size: 4 to 6 people.
Please note that the indicated price (€525) is for the trip starting on 04/07/2017. For the other dates, the price is €545.
Lunch on day 3 is included.
Level: you need to have very good experience in ski touring and ski in all snow. We will be in complex glacial terrains. Experience in mountaineering techniques.
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, knives, poles, ski boots, crampons, harness, ice axe, 40-45L 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) €90, boots €40, ski pack (skis, poles, skins, boots) €115, helmet €15, airbag €45, harness €18, crampons €18, ice axe €18, full pack 195€.
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