TDC Ski Touring
Not sure what Ski Touring is?
Ski Touring is called "Ski Randonnée" in French, and it means that you will need to have some special equipment.
You will need at least ski touring bindings, that will allow your heel to lift when walking up the hill, but will lock down when you are ready to ski down again. You will need to have some "skins", these are fitted to the base of your skis and have a nap that will allow your skis to slide forward but not back.
(originaly called "skins" because they were made from seal skins, now they are all made from synthetics)
Alot of people will also use Ski Touring specialised ski boots, which are a lot easier to walk in, but regular ski boots can be used if you are only going on a small tour.
Ski Touring Spring 2018
Dates: April 2018 -
Price: On Request
TDC coach Phil Harrison is leading ski touring weeks, which are open to people comfortable skiing off piste. If you already have experience of ski touring and want to enjoy some of Val d'Isère's classic routes then get in touch.
With the snowfalls that we've had so far this year, the ski touring at the end of the season will undoubtedly be magnificent.
Each week consists of 5 single day tours (no overnight hut trips). These weeks have been a great success in the past, and for those who know Val d'Isere, notable highlights have included the Mean Martin (3330m), Lores, La Sana (3436m) and Couloir 3500.
5 spaces available per week – get in early to avoid disappointment!
Ski Touring and Heliskiing "a la carte"
If you have never tried it before, or if you want to go and explore the mountains away from the beaten trails, then Ski Touring is a brilliant option for you.
Ski touring is a great way to get to some of those pristine powder fields that you can see but can't get to. It is an excellent way to really get into the further reaches of the Espace Killy.
Heliskiing - incredible heliski trips in nearby Italy...unmissable
If you want to organise a trip to never be forgotten, then let us know and we can look to organising a trip to Italy to go Heliskiing for the day.
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