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Piau Engaly 2-day off-piste snowboarding course

Piau Engaly

Let Martin, an IFMGA-certified mountain guide, help you ide the best powder with this 2-day off-piste snowboarding course in Piau Engaly, France.

Not specified

Pyrenees

2 Days

Feb

Open to everyone

Beginner


Description

Come join me on this Piau Engaly 2-day off-piste snowboarding course and let me teach you how to make the most out of any ski resort backcountry terrain. 

I’ve designed this off-piste snowboarding course to help those of you with good skiing technique to go much further when approaching a mountain.

So, I will show you how to deal with different types of snow: first I’ll let you know some tips on how to recognize them and then you’ll follow me downhill while I show you the best riding techniques.

I’ve chosen Piau Engaly ski resort, located in the heart of the Pyrenees, for this course because of the great amount of snow that it receives every year, which will allow us to find some excellent powder runs very close to the lifts.

During the course I will also teach you a little on routes planification and safety techniques -including avalanche risks-. Finally we’ll go over some gear checklist so you know how to use the equipment properly and how to maintain it.

Does this Piau Engaly 2-day off-piste snowboarding course sound interesting? Then please send me a request and let’s start planning how to improve your backcountry snowboarding skills while we have a fun time riding!

And if you want to try another outdoor activity in Spain, please also check my Grand Paradiso and Mont Blanc guided ascent.

About the guide

Martin Elorza Alday (Donostia,Basque country,1967)
Although I was born near the sea, I started very young to enjoy the nearby mountains.
This hobby gradually become a passion, which led me to be a UIAGM Mountain Guide
To share and trasnmitir everything the mountain had given me.
During several years I have been practicing my passions:
Traveling all over the world,mountaineering, climbing and skiing.
. Actually I’m a full profesional High Mountain Guide UIAGM
Since 2000 I lead my own clients around the world as a freelancer Mountain Guide.
. I have take part in many expeditions to The Alps, atlas (Morocco),Andes (South America) and Himalaya,
I’ love showing the Pyrenees to all peolple who likes mountaing:all the year.
In Winter,ski touring is my especiality, but in summer, rock climbing in Pyrenees is amazing!
I would like to guide you till de top of Mont Blanc, Matterhorn (Alps),Monte Perdido and Aneto (Pyrenees), Naranjo de Bulnes (Picos de Europa) and other mountains.

You can contact me and know what others activities we can do together

Languages

French | English | Basque

Certificates

UIAGM

Residence

San Sebastian-Donostia


What people are saying about Martin Elorza Alday

Rickard Colliander

5.00

August, 2022

Martin was really the perfect guide for my and my 17-year old son’s alpine adventure week! In the end we only climbed one out of the three peaks that we had planned to, but on the other hand we climbed three other great ones instead (something we decided together). I really appreciated his flexibility and also that it was easy to hang out with Martin. Best recommendations - wouldn’t hesitate to reach out to him again!

Dave Fielder

5.00

February, 2022

Martin provided us with a challenging weekend that stretched and developed our skiing a lot. He was very responsive to our feedback tailoring the programme as we went. Would absolutely book him again.

James finn

5.00

July, 2019

Martin was incredible! From the pre trip preparations to managing all logistics while there - he made sure I had everything I needed, taught me alot, and importantly kept me safe! He truly provided a first class adventure.

Adriaan Jelsma

5.00

July, 2019

We enjoyed this trip in the Alps very much!! It was an excellent introduction to mountaineering and the stunning peaks of the Alps massive. Our guide Martin made the full experience a succes; pushing us to the limits, keeping us safe at difficult rocky ascents, but also taking time to enjoy the scenery and the climb. Thanks a lot for the beautiful pictures too!

Stewart

5.00

December, 2018

Excellent experience! Martin is a real expert guide and he managed to adapt the program even when the snow conditions were poor so that we still got to do everything we wanted. Very honest, reliable, and friendly guide. He's very education focussed so we came away from the holiday with a lot of new skills as well. Outstanding trip.

Marc Ortolo

5.00

April, 2018

This was a great 4-day hut-to-hut ski experience in the Pyrenees. The national park of Aiguestortes is beautiful and we had a lot of snow. Martin is a professional and social guide. He makes sure that the trip takes place from a pleasant and secure way. Due to the weather conditions we couldn't do the climb to the Montardo and to the Ratera, but Martin organized some alternatives to enjoy the 4 days. We were an international group and could communicate with Martin in English.

Raul Maso

5.00

January, 2016

Impresionante Martin....te hace alcanzar lo inalcanzable, con una sensación de seguridad increible. Un gran profesional


Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 155 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee




 

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