- Ski Touring Courses -

Taking you away from the crowds and into the mountains, our ski mountaineering course is the ultimate winter alpine adventure – get your skis, crampons and ice axe ready!

Alpine safety skills

Learn the essential skills for safe skiing in the Alpine environment

Steep skiing skills

Develop the basics of steep skiing & master your ski touring skills

Overnight ski tour

Stay overnight in a mountain hut & experience the magic of a mountain sunset

Ski mountaineering in Chamonix Mont Blanc, the ultimate alpine experience

Ski mountaineering is, unsurprisingly, a combination of skiing and mountaineering - allowing you to access more remote and rugged terrain. Our Chamonix ski mountaineering course will take you into the backcountry of the Mont Blanc Massif to tackle iconic off-piste routes such as the Pas de Chevre, the Rectiligne Couloir and the Vallee Blanche. Much of the course will take place at Les Grands Montets, on the Argentiere glacier and on the vast amount of off-piste terrain accessed from the Aiguille du Midi.

Ski mountaineers can travel over mixed terrain such as snow, rock and ice by using a variety of skills including ski touring, off-piste skiing and alpinism. You'll learn how to scale steep couloirs using crampons and ice axes, traverse mixed terrain over rock and ice, abseil over cliffs, and ski safely over glaciers and other unpatrolled environments whilst strengthening your off-piste skiing technique and gaining confidence in your mountaineering skills.

This is an excellent preparation course for our ski mountaineering trips such as the Haute Route from Chamonix to ZermattSki Mont Blanc or the Monte Rosa Ski Tour

This ski mountaineering course builds on from our Ski Touring Introduction Course, which is ideal preparation if you're not quite ready for the ski mountaineering course just yet.

From 1,390.00€

Price per person for groups of 2 minimum.

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Advanced tech level  
Fitness level 4/5
5 days course
1 night in a mountain hut
Groups of 4 maximum
Available January - April



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