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Maira Valley 6-day guided splitboarding tour, Italy

Maira Valley

Venture into the Maira Valley with Tobias, an IFMGA certified guide. Let him take you the most stunning spots in this wonderful place in Italy. And enjoy the best splitboarding!

Private

Alps

6 Days

Feb, Mar

Fit

Intermediate


Description

The Maira Valley is a wonderful place, and absolutely one of the best ones for splitboarding. Let me guide you across this stunning valley in the Piedmont, Italy. And enjoy 6 days of incredible snow!

The Maira Valley lies in the Piedmont. It is located in the province of Cuneo, in the North West of Italy, and west to the border with France. And it offers endless splitboarding options, for all type of snowboarders.

If you are an intermediate snowboarder, it offers charming and calm areas where you can improve on your skills. But it also has extreme descents for the advanced snowboarders, with altitudes that range from 1,200 to 1,300 meters.

We’ll enjoy the best powder snow, in areas that remain relatively wild. Thus, we’ll stay away from the crowds and the designated spots from the ski resorts. What’s more, the Maira Valley has a very intriguing history. Because of the migration that came in the post-war years, many of the villages in these mountains, are almost completely abandoned. Hence, there is a unique solitude that we’ll experience while venturing across them.

Additionally, the sceneries we’ll get are hypnotizing. There are magnificent peaks, enchanting woods and all the snow we could ask for here!

Moreover, we’ll venture into wild areas, but always close enough to reach the ski resorts and other facilities. A short drive will take us back into civilization, where we’ll enjoy the best italian cuisine and delicious wines.

To join this trip, you need to be in good physical condition, and be able to hike up on snow for 3 to 5 hours daily. Also, you are required to have previous splitboarding experience.

If you have previous experience and wish to join this program, send me a request. I promise it will be a trip you won’t be able to forget!

Looking for a summer adventure? I guide this Canyoning Day Trip Around Tolmezzo, Italy as well.

Prices per person

Group of 4

EUR 600 Each

Group of 5

EUR 600 Each

Group of 6

EUR 600 Each

Group of 7

EUR 600 Each

Group of 8

EUR 600 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee


Details

Accommodation

Guest house in Val Maira

More info

Technical equipment is available on request (LVS, shovel and avalanche probe)


About the guide

I am a IFMGA certified mountain guide and I'm passionated about nature. I was born in 1977 and before entering in the mountain life, I worked as a teacher in Borg Lienz.

I started training as a canyoning guide 15 years ago. Since 2009, I have also trained with canyoning leaders in Carinthia. Additionally, I have been on the road as a mountain and ski instructor. During the summers, I have guided a lot in Switzerland, where I took my guests to many mountains over 4000 meters high. My “motto” in the mountains and in life has always been the same: “Never stop exploring”

I work now for Carnicoalpin where our main objective is leading and accompanying you on steep mountains and great ski slopes with a particular focus set on safety.

For more information, please feel free to contact me. We can discuss about your wishes and the different options I offer. I will be really happy to be your guide and share a great moment with you!

Languages

German | English

Residence

Lienz, East Tyrol


What people are saying about -Tobias Freiberger

TAKESHI JIN

5.00

September, 2022

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Pablo Valdés

5.00

August, 2022

Unbelievable experience! Tobias was the best; super experienced and I felt really safe with him on the rope. Thanks a lot!

Lena Sjoblom

5.00

August, 2022

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Alain Gravelle

5.00

August, 2022

Tobias was an excellent guide and very kind . Very safety conscious and made the ascent very nice. I would recommend Tobias any time. It was a wonderful experience. Al

Jivan Ottogalli

5.00

July, 2022

Tobias was an extremely good guide and ade the trip run very smoothly!

arnold rouverand

5.00

July, 2022

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Lloyd Rayner

5.00

July, 2022

Tobias was awesome! Highly recommend!!!

Joshua Kippenberger

5.00

July, 2022

Tobias and Jaromias were excellent guides. The trip was wonderful and hopefully we'll get a chance to climb again together some day!

Tamás Lanci

4.00

February, 2022

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Arek Supczinski

5.00

August, 2021

Last Tuesday I was at the top of the Matterhorn. With this correspondence, I would like to thank Tobias my guide very much. Tobias is a Professional and a very good person. I recommend it to anyone who will climb this beautiful mountain. Once again, thank you very much for the entire organization.

Jarosław Pilarek

5.00

August, 2021

Tobias is a great guide,who knows every stone and step on the way to the top. He is a professional guide so that I can only recommend him. If you are planning to climb Matterhorn you should choose him as a guide. Best regards and many success Tobias. I wish you all the best.

Calvin Works

2.00

August, 2021

Unfortunately, I didn’t get to climb Matterhorn - I was instead given a summit of Briethorn and Riffelhorn. Which, when purchased separately are nearly $1000 less. Overall, pretty disappointed with the experience. Best, Calvin

Arek Supczinski

5.00

July, 2021

My trip due to bad weather has yet to take place. We are waiting all the time with Tobias for the improvement of weather conditions. I hope the trip will be successful.

Jingmei Xu

5.00

August, 2020

Very professional I was lucky enough to get to Matterhorn, thanks

Evan Foote

5.00

September, 2019

Tobias was an absolutely fantastic guide for our adventure on the Matterhorn (his 85th ascent!), and could not recommend him more highly as a guide and person. We required a second guide for the actual matterhorn climb as there was two of us - instead of Tobias telling us to find someone, he fully arranged another guide that he knew and trusted for the trip up, which allowed us to focus solely on our climbing and training for the Matterhorn ascent. When a gear breakdown affected our training climb on the Breithorn half traverse, Tobias adapted the training and route to give us a bit more time and coaching with the skills needed to successfully summit the Horn. He kept expectations very realistic, and pushed us as positively and confidently as possible. As a result, we made great time to the Matterhorn summit and back. He was also in constant communication in the months leading up to the climb, and constantly provided helpful tips and advice. Even met us for a drink when we arrived in Zermatt to introduce ourselves and gain some familiarity before the climbing began! The climb was a trip of a lifetime, and would not have been possible without Tobias. I will be booking with him again for my next trip to climb in the alps.

Donald King

5.00

August, 2019

Tobias is an amazing guide. He guided me for the Riffelhorn and a Hornli Ridge 2 day Matterhorn climb. He knew the route well and made sure we were safe the whole time. He also shifted the days because the weather was bad for the original booked days. Best guide in Zermatt, I will definitely try to book him for all future trips in this region.

Hugo Paradis

5.00

August, 2019

The Matterhorn trip was absolutely awesome. Tobias is an EXCELLENT GUIDE. I would absolutely recommand him. Answered all my questions prior to my trip in Zermatt, gave me a lot of tricks and advice the day before and during the trip. He was very good with me and also very flexible for the ascent date. Also, I was very pleased with my experience with explore-share. It was easy, straight forward and perfect. The customer service was also real good. Was exactly (and even more!) what I needed!

Anonymous

5.00

April, 2019

The traveller did not leave a comment.




 

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