On day 1 we will explore the Grand Motte area of Tignes.
First, we will do some ski touring over the Glacier de la Grande Motte. Then, we will ascend the Dome de Pramecou (3081m).
Topics we will cover include use of a harness, skins and ski crampons, transceiver, probe and shovel.
We will visit Col d’Iseran and Glacier du Grand Pisaillas areas of Val d’Isere.
Then we will go ski touring in Col du Montet (3185m).
On day 3 we will ski the Col Pers (3009m) off piste run to the Prariond Hut.
We will have the choice to climb either the Pointe du Gros Caval (3285m) or the Grande Aiguille Rousse (3482m).
On the last day of our trip we will raverse from the furthest point of Val d’Isere to the furthest point of Tignes linking together many off piste and on piste runs and back again.
IFMGA / UIAGM Mountain Guide
I have been climbing for 23 years and instructing for over 19 years. I'm a fully qualified IFGMA Mountain Guide, full MIC and Technical Advisor for a number of local councils and other organisations.
I'm based in Edinburgh which allows me quick access to the Highlands of Scotland and the Lake District. As well as climbing across the UK, I have climbed and skied extensively throughout Europe, Scandinavia and New Zealand.
My personal highlights so far include:
- When The Wind Blows (E6) Back Bowden, Northumberland
- White Magic (VII, 7) Northern Corries, Cairngorms
- South Pillar of La Barre des Ecrins (TD, 1000m) French Alps
Some of my favourite climbs are:
- Poker Face (E1) Pavey Ark, Lake District
- Point 5 Gully (V) Ben Nevis
- North Ridge of Pollux (AD) Swiss Alps
Please get in touch with me if you want to discover the mountains of Scotland or any other around the globe !
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