During the ski days, we sleep in the villages at local's homes. We sleep in heated houses with Persian rugs.
MEALS: A cook is with us constantly. Armenian cuisine is hearty, varied and plentiful.
In the mountains: hearty picnics prepared by our cook.
Meals in Tbilisi are not included.
10 days, 9 nights
Tbilisi has two types of climate: in the west, it is a rather humid and warm subtropical climate, without a dry season. The average temperature in Tbilisi is 13.5 ° C; to the east, it is rather Mediterranean.
-40/45 liter backpack (suitable for carrying skis)
-Hiking skis, seal skins, knives, poles, ski touring boots
-ARVA, shovel, probe
-1 pair of crampons
-1 harness + safety kit on glacier
-1 duvet (comfort at -10 ° minimum) + 1 self-inflating mattress
-2 or 3 pairs of socks
-1 pantyhose and GoreTex windproof and waterproof trousers
-2 or 3 breathable T-shirts and 1 fleece fur
-1 fleece jacket and windproof and waterproof GoreTex jacket
-1 hat and a cap
-1 pair of warm ski gloves and 1 pair of fleece gloves
-Thermos (thermal iso gourd)
-Headlamp with new batteries
-Glasses, sunscreen and lip stick
-Small personal pharmacy, small toiletry bag
-A specialty of your region that we will have pleasure to share
-Valid passport, for at least 6 months beyond the date of return for French, Belgian or Swiss nationals. For other nationalities, inquire at the Consulate or Embassy.
-No visa required for French, Belgian or Swiss nationals. For other nationalities, ask at the Consulate or Embassy.
I have been a mountain guide since I was 25 years old. My passion for discovering the mountains of the world has led me to the four corners of the earth. Currently, I am also an instructor at the National School of Skiing and Mountaineering (ENSA).
Each year, I organize different trips. I'm in charge of each trip's organization and I'm sometimes also the guide who leads the group. It could either be me or one of my 4 guide friends, who I have been working with for years.
I have been organizing trips around the world for the past 26 years: Alaska, Antractica, Nepal, Mongolia...Over the years, I have organized trips in more than 30 countries.
In recent years I have had the opportunity to discover:
- Ski traverse in Greenland
- Ski touring in Iran, Lebanon, Mongolia, Argentina, Canada
- Climbing in the Yukon at the Lotus Flower, Jordan, Oman
- The high summits of Sichuan, Kula Kangri in Tibet, Langtang Ri in Nepal
I am currently based in Chamonix and the other 3 guides who work with me live nearby as well. If you are interested in traveling far away or discovering the Mont Blanc massif and other places in the Alps, for climbing, ski touring or ice climbing, please contact me. It will be a pleasure for me to organise a trip that meets your expectations.
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