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ski touring trip

near the italian border or at the bottom of "the Grande casse" mountain

THE TEAM offers you to leave for a two or three-day skiing trip. Explore the wonderful Italian Grand Paradis national park or the Vanoise national park and sleep in a mountain hut. Skinning (skiing up a hill) allows you to take your time and wonder at spectacular mountain wilderness.
ski touring TRIP
geographic
situation
The Grande Aiguille Rousse (3,432 meters high) and the Grande Sassière (3,747 meters high) are the first steps to the Val d'Aoste summits and Switzerland. On your way back you, will be amazed by the beauty of the Grand Paradis (4,060 meters high) 

These sceneries will take your breath away!

This trip includes stops at refuges where you can eat delicious Italian "pasta"!
another backcountry ski TRIP
at the bottom of the grande casse
in the vanoise mountain range 
If the weather conditions don't allow you to climb the slope, your instructor will take you to the heart of the Vanoise National park.

At the bottom of the Grande Casse (3,855 meters high), you will be able to enjoy a spiritual-like moment.


ski touring TRIP
one or two nights in a mountain hut
2 or 3 days
ski tour TRIP
near val d'isère resort
THE TEAM is pleased to guide you into the beautiful mountain range of Val d'Isère and show you the best spots!
Level:
SKI 3 (see LEVELS page)
Period:
From March 15th to the end of the skiing season
Group
6 people maximum per guide or instructor
Price per person:
From: 265€ for 2 days / 345€for 3 days 
ask for a cost estimate
itinerary
of your ski tour TRIP
1
1st day:
From Val d’Isère to the Fond refuge or the Benevolo refuge.
Meeting at 8.30 am at ESF Val d’Isère. Gear checking, safety rules. Purchase of the cross-country pass at Fornet. Ascent to the Val d’Isère glacier.
700-meter long descent. Ascent to the summit of the Galise (3343m). Then a descent on the Italian side of the border to the Benevolo refuge at 2200m.
Total ascent: 1,100 meters / Total descent: 2,100 meters.
Dinner, night and breakfast spent at the refuge
2
2nd day:
From the Benevolo refuge to the Chivasso refuge.
Ascent to the Baseï summit (3,338m). Descent throughout the Valsavarenche to the Chivasso refuge (2,604m).
Total ascent: 1,150 meters / Total descent: 820 meters.
Dinner, night and breakfast spent at the refuge
3
3rd day:
From the Chivasso refuge to Val d’Isère.
Descente to the Serru Lake (2,300m) then ascent to the Col d’Oin summit (3,164m).
Descent to Val d’Isère and arrival at Fornet.
Total ascent: 864m / Total descent: 1,564m.
included
  • A certified instructor or guide certified by the UIAGM (expect glacier zone)
  • Minibus transportation throughout the trip
  • Hotel: 2 nights in a refuge. 
  • Lunches, dinners and breakfasts
  • Safety gear (avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe).
not included
  • Personal insurances
  • Beverages and snacks...
  • Personal gear
  • Personal spending.
  • First-day cross-country ski pass.
  • First day's picnic.