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queyras ski touring introduction

queyras ski touring 5 days

LEVEL : introduction

Course reference : ST2

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Tailor Made Ski Touring Course

5 days of a great Ski Touring introduction in the Queyras

OUR + :All our guides are very good teachers. They will be keen to help you progress individually during this Queyras Ski Touring Discovery course.
Far from the crowded Mont Blanc Massif, the Queyras region of France still has its authentic charm. The rolling hills in the heart of this region are perfect for the ski touring beginner.
St. Véran, the highest village in Europe, that will serve us as a base for our Ski Touring introduction course.

Duration : 5 Days
Dates 2018 :

- 29th of January
- 12th and 26th of February
- 5th and 12th March
On request any weeks from mid of March to the end of April

Groupe size:

Minimum of 4 clients and maximum 6 clients, to ensure everybody’s safety.

Skills taught: Skills that we will cover during the week:
- Ski touring techniques.
- Evaluation of slopes and handling of risks incurred directly with ski touring.
- How to use avalanche rescue skills (use of avalanche transceiver, shovel and probe)
Price :


We complete the group as one goes along inquiries.
If you are a private group, please contact us :
The price includes : the cost of a Guide for 5 days, avalanche transceiver, probe and shovel for the first 4 personns
It doesn't include :
- Half board in huts and gite, picnic for D2 to D5
- St Veran Lift for half day
- Ski gear for the course
- Lunches for you and the guide for the first day
- All which is not included in "the price includes"

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Monday :

Meeting at 08:00 AM at the train station of Mt. Dauphin for a quick brieifing and to check equipment.
Afterwards we will go offpiste skiing in the ski area of St Veran, to get accustomed to the skis and ski touring boots.
During the second part of the day, we will learn basic ski touring techniques such as preparing the equipment, how to put on skins, how to make a kick-turn without using too much energy, etc.
We will spend the night in the Gite Les Gabelous in St Veran.

Tuesday :

St. Véran – Pic de Cascavelier – St. Véran. Elevation gain: 676 m, Descent : 676 m.
We will ski tour up to the beautiful summit of Pic de Cascavelier (2576m), practising what we have learned the day before.

Wednesday :

St Véran - La Gardiole 2621 m Elevation gain: 900 m Descent: 900 m.
It's a nice and wild summit, with north and south descent, so we can choose where is the best snow.

Thursday :

St Véran -Pic Traversier 2880m- La Blanche Refuge 2500m Elevation gain: 1000 m Descent: 500 m.
It's the most beautifull and impressive summit during this week. Just check the first picture in this page !!

Friday :

La Blanche Refuge -Tour de la Tête Des Toillies -St Véran. Elevation gain : 830 m Descent: 1460 m.
Our last day sees us ski touring around the Tête Des Toillies summit. (3025 m), just on the foot of the Col de Chamoussière. A splendid 1000m descend will bring us back to St Véran and the end of our Queyras adventure.

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