Introductory Ski Touring Week

Introductory Ski Touring Week from Undiscovered Alps

By: Undiscovered Alps  18/10/2010
Keywords: outdoors, france, walking holidays

An introductory ski touring trip in the Southern French Alps

 Price: €1497 per person (all inclusive)

12 March - 19 March 2011 PLACES AVAILABLE - ideal for individuals looking to join a group.

Other Dates: Any week between December and May for groups of four or more booking together.

Get away from the crowds and soak up the charm and ambiance of the high mountain environment in and around the dramatic Ecrins National Park, with the added bonus of the best sun record in the Alps.

A progressive ski touring week introducing and practicing the essential safety and technical skills for ski touring. Starting with a selection of classic day tours in the Champsaur valley and finishing with a two day tour into the heart of the Ecrins National Park and the famous Grand Pinier 3117m summit.

Price Includes:

• 7 nights half board accommodation (sharing two to a room) a newly refurbished - situated in the beautiful Champoleon valley on the edge of the Ecrins National Park. Modern decor with a touch of mountain and a great friendly atmosphere.

• Ski equipment - ski touring skis, skins, ski crampons, poles, harness (where necessary)

• Safety equipment - avalanche tranciever, shovel and probe

• Lift passes

• 5 days guided ski touring - with an UIAGM high mountain guide and ski instructor - an extra days guiding or ski instruction is possible for your free day for an additional supplement.

• Local transport - transport to and from the starts and finishes of all tours and scheduled activities.

• Return transfers from Gap Train Station to Auberge.

Keywords: activity holidays, france, mountains, outdoors, walking holidays