Introduction to Ski-Touring

2.5 hour classes designed to get you into ski-touring
65 euros each, max group size 5
Pre-requisite skill level: Happy skiing hard blue runs 
TO BOOK: Please email info@avoriazalpineskischool with your name, phone number and chosen class. You will be emailed a link to provide payment and confirm your place.
What to expect:
  • Touring equipment and how to use it
  • Touring technique
  • Preparation & Forecasting 
  • Mountain safety
  • Route choice
  • Clothing and equipment
  • Skiing technique
Where:
Sometimes Avoriaz Alpine Ski School hut, sometimes l'Érigné - we'll confirm when booking.
When:
Normally 9:30-12 & 13-15:30 - dates are announced each Thursday for the following week.
Please note our instructor's schedules are flexible this season - if you cannot attend the times we have suggested, feel free to suggest another date/time to us
What to bring:
  • Touring kit: Boots (don't have to be touring specific but must be compatible with your touring bindings), touring skis, touring bindings and skins. 

  • Mountain safety kit: Transceiver, shovel and probe. (We can provide this if you don't have it) 

  • Clothing: Normal skiing kit is fine especially lightweight stretchy layers, spare layer for the descent, hat and sunglasses for going up. 

  • 1 litre of water and a packed lunch. 

  • A rucksack to fit everything in.

COVID-19 Safety:
Please wear a mask to the meeting point.
Attendees must fill in and bring a COVID disclaimer. 
Please keep your distance from others and wear the mask whenever you are within 2 meters of anyone else. For most of the course social distancing will be easy, allowing you to stand back and breathe freely. 
introduction to ski touring
introduction to ski touring
introduction to ski touring
introduction to ski touring