You will be accompanied by the best professionals for your private outing. We will help you choose the formula most adapted to your wishes from the wide range of activities that we offer.
Discover new snow-sport activities, new locations or new sensations, during a great group outing with one of our professional guides.
What could be more exotic than an escapade in one of the mythical areas of the Alps – Vanoise, Zermatt, Mont Blanc! It will give you an even deeper appreciation of “Les 3 Vallees“. Let us know which sectors you would like to explore!
For over thirty years the Guides of Courchevel have been travelling the world and skiing in mountains all over the planet. You can benefit from their incredible accumulated experience for the journey of your dreams: Japan, Greenland, Norway, Kamchatka, Iceland and elsewhere.
Weekend of 20th-21st January 2018
Learn to make the right decisions, to analyse the terrain and to explore beyond the boundaries!
MTN ACADEMY FREE SKI-TOURING is the chance to pick up the right reflexes in the mountain environment and the necessary knowledge and skills to enjoy the snowy slopes in safety.
A weekend of training in « snow, avalanches and risk management » in Free Ride and Ski-touring, organized in partnership with Salomon, makers of ski equipment.
Target public: Free ski-tourers.
Level: Confirmed off-piste skier, possibly beginner ski-tourer (capable of 600m elevation gain).
Limited group size!!! 10 people maximum (5 skiers/guide).
Two days skiing and training in the 3 Vallées domain, leaving from Courchevel.
You will be using ski-lifts and practicing ski-touring, alternating off-piste descents and short climbs with seal-skins.
You will get full training in ski-touring and free-riding safety, nivology (study of snow conditions and avalanches), transceiver searches, choosing a route and winter risk management.
Rescue techniques will take pride of place, thanks to the presence of Pierre, who is a Guide and an emergency doctor.
8.30: Meet in La Maison de la Montagne, at la Croisette in Courchevel for briefing and breakfast with coffee and croissants.
9.00: An indoor session on theory (about 11/2 hr ) then loan of Salomon equipment for those who wish.
11 am - 5 pm: Time for action!
Off-piste skiing, observation of snow-conditions and how to choose routes, transceiver exercises.
Debriefing, meal and night in a hut, either the Refuge du Plan de Tueda or the Refuge du Christ).
8.30: Briefing and rescue training fieldwork.
9.30 am - 4 pm: Free ski-touring and practical application of choosing uphill and downhill routes, nivology (the study of snow conditions and avalanches) and different types of observation.
4.30 pm: Back to Courchevel for a debriefing of the weekend.
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