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Les Contamines and Megève guided ski touring

Ski touring in Les Contamines
Les Contamines and Megève guided ski touring
Les Contamines and Megève guided ski touring
Learning ski touring basics
Powder skiing in the forest

Experience some amazing ski touring opportunities in Les Contamines Montjoie and/or Megève (Haute Savoie) together with one of the certified guides on our team!

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1 Day

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Dec




Ski touring means freedom and fun in wild places. Many think this winter/spring activity is not accessible for skiing amateurs. They are wrong! Be guided by a professional and live a unique experience away from the crowd, in Les Contamines or Megève.

You can go ski touring for ½ or a full day with one of our local guides. The program and itinerary will be defined based on your experience. If you are a beginner, a ½ day could be a good start in order to get the basics and learn how to use the ski touring equipment. For the more experienced ski tourers, you’ll be leaving for the day and explore the wild places of the mountain range.

Several ski tour options are possible. These will depend on the time you have, your experience, and the weather/snow conditions. You’ll find some suggestions here below.

1/2 day guided ski touring in Les Contamines

You’ll start from the hamlet of Baptieu in Les Contamines-Montjoie towards Auberge of Colombaz and the chalets of Combettes. You’ll be going up for 2 hours and ski up 400 meters. This is one of several options. You’ll have the chance to taste the delicious pie at l’Auberge.

Guided ski touring day in Les Contamines

You won’t have much positive gain and you’ll enjoy some nice downhill skiing. We will take the ski lift in the Village of Les Contamines. From the top of Roselette ski lift (2115m), we will start skiing down towards south, at the foot of l’Aiguille de Roselette. From there, we will put on skins to go up to Le Col de la Cicle (2377m) or Col de la Fenêtre. We will ski down on la Balme and le Nant Borrant (1452m).

Guided ski touring day in Megève

This day is ideal to get started with ski touring and enjoy breathtaking views. We will start either from Jaillet, either from Combloux from where we take the ski lift. We will put the skins and go up to Petite Croisse Baulet at 2000 meters high. The itinerary goes through forests and glades.  The higher we go the more beautiful the views are. From the summit, we can go to Grand Croisse Baulet (2300m) for an additional 1 ½ hour with no additional technical challenges. We will have an amazing skiing itinerary down to Gietaz (1200m). We will get back to the starting point, either with the ski lift, either going off-piste skiing. It’s a great ski touring program that can be adapted based on the level of the participants.

So, are you ready for an exciting ski touring adventure in the Alps? Then contact us now and let’s start planning the perfect itinerary to suit your preferences and needs!

Send us a booking request and let’s start planning your backcountry skiing day. 

Price includes

- Guiding fee


Meeting point

Based on the program we define together

About the guide

Gauthier and his team of IFMGA/UIMLA-certified mountain guides & leaders and rock climbing instructors (Anabelle, Andrea, Andrej, Claire, Christophe, Daniel, Elis, Enrico, Etienne, François, Guillaume, Ivan, Jessy, Julia, Mathis, Mitja, Olivier, and Robin) are some of the top outdoor adventure professionals in Europe.

Whether you wish to climb some of the best mountains in the Alps or go on an exciting bouldering adventure in Fontainbleau, among other amazing options, they will be able to show you the top spots and the ropes to ensure you have an unforgettable and safe adventure.

Gauthier will be your main point of contact during the booking process and will be able to help you with all the questions you have in order to make sure you receive the best possible guiding service.

Pick one of the programs featured for E-S Adventure Guides and start planning an awe-inspiring experience in the mountains!


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What people are saying about E-S Adventure Guides Team

Alessandro B.


June, 2023

Fantastic coaching and an incredible experience! Thank you Gauthier for helping to make it happen. We’ll stay in touch for future excursions

Alex Candelaria


June, 2023

This was an adventure of a lifetime. Guillaume was an awesome guide that tailored the experience to our skills. He was personable and we had so much fun. The team is professional, punctual, and communicative! Loved our experience!

Serhiy Tkachenko


May, 2023

It was a great climbing day on almost a vertical rock about 70 meters high. Willy is the best guide I ever met in my life, and without him I wouldn't make it.

Kevin C.


June, 2005

Rebecca and I thoroughly enjoyed our time with Stephane and his wife. They were amazing guides.

Krisztina Kovari


April, 2023

We had a great experience with Willy Viez in Wallonie. He shared a lot of useful knowledge with us about alpine rock climbing, especially about lead climbing. His pointers and real life examples turned out to be essential on the following day when we tried to climb an easy route on our own (no quick draws were left behind). Willy assisted us in a way that resulted in great personal accomplishments for the day and he surely helped us to feel more at ease around real rocks. We are very happy with this adventure that has a long lasting after effect.

Claudia Schöninchen


March, 2023

Really enjoyed our day rock climbing in Les Calanques. Great routes and our guide was prepared, very flexible in terms of what we’d like to do and which levels he could do with us. The communication beforehand was a little unclear since I expected an email and didn’t quite get that I’d have to access the web application of explore share. Nothing major, just could be explained clearer in the email.

Moshe Lehmann


March, 2023

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Hannah Sande


January, 2023

We had a great day with Ivan in Fontainebleau. He was so knowledgeable about the area and its history, and about warming up for effective climbing. We had a lot of fun and climbed some very cool boulders despite the very cold weather.

Anne Cyron


December, 2022

My daughter has had a fantastic time at with the horses this week, perfectly organised by Explore-share. We are so grateful to Gauthier for making it all a fantastic experience, thank you!! We will be back.

Ying Sirina


October, 2022

I booked a private shinrin yoku session with Explore-Share, but unfortunately their guide was injured and couldn't do it. Gauthier had been very helpful, quick to communicate and agreed to work with another guide he'd never met. All went well. My first forest bath guided by Magda was powerful and I appreciated the experience so much. She was calm, reassuring, and led all the invitations smoothly and sensitively. An eye-opening experience that will be fondly remembered.

Hamish Bruce


October, 2022

The lift to the via ferrata des Evettes was closed so we did the via ferrata de curalla in Passy. Was a great day!

Nikita Kazantsev


September, 2022

Our guide, Claire, was very friendly, knowing and responsive and helped us to dive into an outdoor bouldring for the first time - exactly what we were looking for

Richard Williams


September, 2022

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Alexandre B



Yesterday was amazing. Olivier is a world class climber and has a natural ability to quickly assess my level and coach me to exceed what I thought I could do. He was very focused on making sure I was safe. Climbing with Olivier yesterday has had a deep impact on my life as a climber. An excellent climbing guide!

Vincent Coquette


September, 2022

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