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 28th-29th January 2017
Learn to make the right decisions, to analyze the terrain and to explore beyond the boundaries!
MTN ACADEMY 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” while Free Riding and Ski-touring, organized in partnership with Salomon.
Target public: Ski-tourers in the broadest sense (free ski-tourers, forest fairies, members of Alpine clubs, and so on). In short, anyone who likes skiing up and down the mountains using nothing but leg-power and will-power.
Level: experienced ski-tourer (capable of 1200m elevation gain).
Limited group size!!! 10 people maximum (5 skiers/guide).
Two days ski-touring and training in the sector of "la Vallée des Avals".
You will be ski-touring, alternating off-piste descents and climbing with seal-skins.
You will get full training in ski-touring safety, nivology (the study of snow conditions and avalanches), transceiver searches, choosing a route and winter risk management.
8.30: Meet in Courchevel for briefing and breakfast with coffee and croissants.
9.00: Collecting and adjusting the equipment.
9.30: Climb up about 700m to the Lacs Merlet hut in the Vallée des Avals (it takes about 2 1/2 hr.), leave the equipment there. Then training begins: how to choose uphill and downhill routes, risk management, nivology, transceiver exercises.
Préparation for the next day, meal and night in the Refuge des Lacs Merlet (at 2417m. altitude).
8.30am-4 pm: Ski-touring in the Vallée des Avals and more training.
4 pm: Debriefing over a drink.
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