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Ski touring from Saint-Christophe-en-Oisans to La Bérarde in France

Enjoy a unique ski touring adventure with certified guide Pierre Biju Duval on a 3-day traverse in La Bérarde in France where you will discover the top peaks in the region!

Duration3 days
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Dec
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripPrivate and Group

Highlights

  • Enjoy a unique ski touring adventure in France.

  • Explore the mountains between Saint-Christophe-en-Oisans and La Bérarde.

  • Discover pristine powder and untouched slopes on a guided ski touring trip.

Description

If you’ve ever wondered what ski touring in the Ecrins is like, then you can’t miss this 3-day ski touring adventure. I will take you from Saint-Christophe-en-Oisans to La Bérarde and show you the top slopes in the region!

Our adventure will begin in Bourg d’Oisans from where we will transfer to La Bérarde where the real adventure begins. Every day, we will enjoy the pristine powder of the mountains of the Vénéon Valley and spend the night in a different mountain hut. We will ski in the famous La Meije (queen) and surrounding peaks.

To join this excursion you need prior ski touring experience. Additionally, it is important that you are physically fit. Of course, I will be there to help and guide you on the way.

So, would like to enjoy an unforgettable active holiday in France? Then book your place and join this 3-day ski touring program in Bérarde!

Or, if you prefer a shorter adventure, you can join this 2-day ski touring adventure on La Meije!

Accommodation

Mountain huts

Meeting point

10:00 am at the bus station of Bourg d'Oisans


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Itinerary

Day 1: Refuge de la Selle

  • 10:00 am meeting at the bus station of Bourg d’Oisans.
  • Transfer to St Christophe.
  • Drive to La Bérarde .
  • Ascent to the refuge of Selle by the Vallon du Diable.
    Elevation gain: 1000 m
    Overnight: Refuge de la Selle garde

Day 2: Châtelleret

  • Crossing the Col du Replat (3335 m).
  • Climb to the pass by the glacier de la Selle.
  • Descent to the refuge of Châtelleret (2232 m) by the glacier of Gandolière.

Overnight: Refuge du Châtelleret.

Positive elevation gain: 750 m
Negative elevation gain : 1100 m

Day 3: Return

  • Brèche de la Meije (3357 m).
  • Return to the village of La Bérarde (1713 m) back to the refuge, through the valley of Etançons.
  • Transfer to Bourg d’Oisans bus station at the end of the afternoon.

Positive elevation gain: 900 m
Negative elevation gain : 1500


Equipment you will need to bring

Ski equipment (skis, boots, poles)

Crampons

Other gear: Lightweight crampons, shoulder belt, 40-liter bag, ski touring equipment, warm clothing


About the guide

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Former ski resort manager, my passion for mountain wilderness has led me to become a Guide 20 years ago. Since then, I have had the same pleasure guiding to iconic summits. As La Bérarde Guides' office President, Les Ecrins are among my favorite destinations for skiing, climbing and moutaineering all year around.

I will enjoy very much guiding you in a matter of discovery, pedagogy and security on the highest summits in the Alpes. Look forward to meeting you !


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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 645 each

Group of 2

EUR 645 each

Group of 3

EUR 645 each

Group of 4

EUR 645 each

Group of 5

EUR 645 each

Group of 6

EUR 645 each

Group of 7

EUR 645 each

Group of 8

EUR 645 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

• Accommodation

• Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Price details

• Price does not include: Transportation to the meeting point, drinks, personal insurance


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