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Ski touring week in the Maira Valley, Italy

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Discover the Maira Valley, a wild hidden treasure for ski touring lovers, along Tobias, an IFMGA certified mountain guide.



6 Days

Feb, Mar


I invite you to discover a magical spot in the Piedmont, in Italy: the Maira Valley! Join me and let's spend a wonderful ski touring week there!

This beautiful destination is located in the North West of Italy, in the province of Cuneo, westwards to the French border. The Maira Valley offers lots of ski touring possibilities, from easy to extreme, at altitudes that range from 1200 to 3000 metres high.

I will take you to discover this hidden treasure! Although the Maira Valley offers excellent poder snow, it's still a relatively wild spot. So, if you are looking for a trip far from the crowds, this is a perfect program for you!

Due to the great migration in the post-war years, many of the picturesque mountain villages are almost completely abandoned. So solitude can be experienced not only on the countless peaks but also in the valley.

Most important, no matter where we are located in the valley, in a few minutes drive we will be able to reach most ski touring starting points. In addition, most of the accommodation facilities offer a great atmosphere. Besides, we will enjoy delicious cuisine and fine wines. The fantastic Italian meals will make our experience even more perfect!

This Monday to Saturday tour is the perfect opportunity to enjoy 6 amazing days on the snow. And on Sunday, after breakfast, we will start our journey back home.

Please note that you need to be fit enough as to hike up on the snow for 3 to 5 hours. Most important, you need previous ski touring experience!

So contact me if you want to join me in this 6-day ski touring program! I will be happy to answer any questions you may have about the tour. We will spend an amazing time in the Maira Valley. 

Also, if you want to venture yourself into ice climbing, you should check my 3-day introductory course in Felbertauern, Austria.

Price includes

- Guiding fee



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!


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What people are saying about -Tobias Freiberger



September, 2022

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Pablo Valdés


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


August, 2022

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Alain Gravelle


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


July, 2022

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

arnold rouverand


July, 2022

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Lloyd Rayner


July, 2022

Tobias was awesome! Highly recommend!!!

Joshua Kippenberger


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


February, 2022

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Arek Supczinski


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


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


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


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


August, 2020

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

Evan Foote


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.



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