Guided ski touring in the Ticino area

Go on this ski touring day in Ticino with Luca, IFMGA certified mountain guide. Experience this spot on the Alps and its variety of routes and ascents.

 
 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

1+ day

Mountain Range

Alps

People per Guide

5 people

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

Jan, Feb, Dec

Type of Trip

Not specified

Highlights

 
     

    Join me this winter for a ski touring day in the Ticino area, one of the finest sites for ski touring in the Alps. It is also my hometown, so I got to learn a lot of its secrets and best spots.

    I will select the specific route based on the weather and snow conditions, and let you know on the Thursday prior to the tour. My goal is to ensure we have the best and safest experience possible.

    Some of the possible ascents in this area, between Ticino and Canton of Uri, are:

    • Lace Pascia (3,210 m)
    • Cristallina (2,903 m)
    • Val Piana
    • Brunnistock (2,952 m)
    • Tamierhorn (3,087 m)
    • Triangolino (2,951 m – Val Verzasca)

    Finally, this tour requires intermediate technical skills and good physical condition in order to be able to ascend around 1,500 m (4 to 5 hours).

    Groups will be between 3 and 5 skiers. Shovel and LVS are available for rental available for an extra CHF 20.

    Ready to join me on this 1-day ski touring experience in the Ticino area? Request to book your trip today. You can also check out some of my other ski touring options like Alpe Sangiatto and Pizzo Bandiera ski touring. If you are interested in mountaineering, check out the 3-day ascent to Piz Bernina and Piz Palü.

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    Price per person

     
    Group of 3
    150 CHF

    Group of 4
    150 CHF

    Group of 5
    150 CHF

     

    Price includes

     
    • Guiding fee
     Shovel and LVS rental available for CHF 20.-
     

    Other details

     
    Skill level required

    Intermediate

    Fitness level required

    Fit

     

    About the Guide

     
     

    I was born in 1988. Thanks to my parents, I learned to live and love the mountains. Already at 16, at my hometown Ticino, I started practicing mountaineering and other activities with my friends. Creativity reigned in every tour we went on.

    Later, I developed my ski mountaineering and climbing techniques at the Alpine Club (Lugano). In 2008, I moved to Switzerland to complete my studies. I got my Biology Degree (2011) in Basel and my Master's in Neuroscience (2013) in Zurich. Yet, my love for the mountain remained alive and strong all along. This helped me take the next step: my training as an Alpine Guide.

    I like to take my guests on a variety of activities. I mainly focus on wild and little known spots, as well as in niche activities like traditional climbing, which is based on the use of natural protections alone. My personal favorites? Long-climbing and exploration ski-mountaineering. I also offer hikes on the wild Ticino mountains, Val Varzasca or Val Bavona. In the summer season, I recommend the High Way of the Verzasca for a long excursion, or a less crowded peak of the Bernese Alps, to enjoy nature away from the most popular spots.

    Overall, respect for nature is central to all my activities on the mountain. I am a big believer in diving into nature fully, to achieve a boost of positive energy and well-being, and get to know the mountain through sports, nature and culture.

     
     
    FROM 150 CHFper person, per day
     

     

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