trip duration TRIP DURATION
1 day
mountain range MOUNTAIN RANGE
max people per fuide MAX PEOPLE PER GUIDE
8 people
trip level TRIP LEVEL
best period OFFER PERIOD
Jan, Feb, Mar, Dec
type of trip TYPE OF TRIP
Not specified


Join me for a fantastic day in the Pyrenees to try something new in the snowy mountains. I propose a 1-day ski touring initiation, perfect to get into this fantastic world.

Are you tired of waiting in line to take the chairlift? Are you looking for a ski practice that connects you better to the mountain? Are you up for some physical effort? Then you are ready for ski touring!

The program starts some kilometers before the Mongie resort, in Artigues (1300m). We will ascent to the summit of Pene Lounque (2275m). Indeed, almost 1000 meters of altitude change, not bad for an initiation!

To fully enjoy the day, we will meet early in the morning: at 7AM in Artigues (but it can vary depending on the time of year as well as the weather). In this way, we will also avoid the crowds ascending to Mongie.

We might be able to carry the skis for a short section before putting on the seal skins (and knives if necessary). Then we will ascend for about 4 hours. The slope to reach the summit is quite constant.

The views from the summit over the Pic du Midi de Bigorre, the Montaigu, the Lheris and the Tarbes plain are exceptional!

After a short pause at the summit to enjoy the panorama and get some rest, a fantastic descent follows. Then we will have a picnic at the Tramazaygues cabins (1400m).

To participate, you need to be a good skier in pistes. Children from 13 years old can join.

Tempted to try ski touring? Then book this trip and let’s go together for an initiation in a beautiful environment! And if you already have some experience, have a look at this 6-day hut to hut ski touring program in Les Encantats.

Price per person

1 Person49EUR
Group of 249EUR
Group of 349EUR
Group of 442EUR
Group of 542EUR
Group of 642EUR
Group of 738EUR
Group of 838EUR

Price includes

  • Guiding fee
  • Group equipment

Other details

Skill level required


Fitness level required


Meeting point

At the Vallee de la Mongie

More info

You need to rent skis, skins, knives. I will provide AVD, shovel and probe (and crampons if necessary).