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Ski Touring

Ski Touring is a form of backcountry/ offpiste skiing involving travelling uphill under human power rather than using ski lifts. It gives you access to spectacular areas and ski terrain miles away from the crowded pistes.

We offer an exciting range of skills based ski touring courses including classic itineraries such as the Chamonix - Zermatt Haute Route as well as exciting trips to the deep fjords of Norways SunnmØre and Lyngen Alps. All our courses are run by UIAGM qualified guides and have an emphasis on mountain-safety and avalanche awarness.

We also run ski touring trips to the following areas: the Dolomites(Italy), Grand Paradiso(Italy), Arolla (Switzerland), High Atlas (Morocco), Bernese Oberland (Switzerland) and more. Don’t hesitate to contact us for more information.

What Level am I? *

If you have never skied off piste but can ski controlled on blues and are robust and ready for a challenge then you're level zero.

Level 1
Trips

If you are able to ski controled linked parallel turns on red runs and have some hillwalking experience. Fitness: you should be capable of a 2-3 hour hill walk. 

Level 2
Trips

If you are able to ski controlled on Black slopes and have some off piste/ski touring experience. Fitness: you should be capable of a 4-5 hour hill walk.

Level 3
Trips

If you have previous ski touring experience or if you have done a level 2 course or similar. Fitness: you should be capable of a 6-8 hour ski touring day.

This level finding system only applies to our ski touring trips and courses. We use a different system for back country.

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