Backcountry skiing day trip in the Hautes-Pyrenees

Saint LaryFrance

Why we love it

  • Explore the breath-taking panoramas of the Pyrenees

  • Personalised day trips, create the itinerary with Polo that suits you and your needs

  • Enjoy a full day activity with an Olympic Champion, Polo de le Rue

Activity Snapshot

Sport level : Advanced
Fitness level : Sporty
Duration : full day
Languages :
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Activity Description

Spend the day with Polo De Le Rue, former Junior World Champion of Boardercross (2004) perfecting your skiing and snowboarding techniques.

Enjoy the privilege of having an expert give you tips and pointers, allowing you to get an insider’s point of view of what you should and shouldn’t be doing.

Over the course of the day Polo will act as your guide, helping you discover the best freeriding spots in the Pyrenees Mountains. 

Example of an itinerary:
9am: Tea/coffee in Aulon at Polo’s house after which you check you have your shovel, probe and avalanche transceiver. Polo will also give you the lift passes. It is always a good idea to leave a car at Aulon so you can make your way back in the evening (15 minutes from Saint Lary).
9.30am: You arrive at the bottom of the cable cars in Saint Lary village
9.40am to 12.30pm: You will explore the domain (groomed slopes and backcountry slopes depending on the weather conditions and avalanches risks).
12.30pm to 13.30pm: Lunch – you can choose whatever you like depending on the availability
1.30pm to 3pm: Skiing in the domain
3pm to 4.30pm: You will go back to Aulon
5pm: Snack at Polo’s house in the village
5.30pm: Back to Saint Lary by car

Offers

  • 28th November to 7th March

    Key details

    Meeting point: At the bottom of Saint Lary cable cars (view location on map)
    Sport level: Advanced
    Fitness level: Sporty
    Max people: 1
    Minimum Age: 16

    Offer Description

    This is a full day excursion; Polo will take you out to the best spots in the Pyrenees. Your excursion will start at 9am and will finish at 5.30pm.

    Activity requirements

    You must be able to ski autnomously and be comfortable doing backcountry skiing or snowboarding.

    Special terms

    Discovering the best spots in the Pyrenees Mountains will entail a certain amount of moving about; any transportation costs incurred will have to be paid by the customer (this includes the guide’s travelling costs too).

    Meeting point: Polo will contact you the evening before the activity to confirm the meeting time and date.

    Optional: You can rent the following equipment: avalanche transceiver, shovel and probe for the additional cost of €25 pp.

    Included
    • included Guide
    • included Lunch
    • included Ski pass
    Excluded
    • not-included Probe
    • not-included Shovel
    • not-included Avalanche transceiver
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  • 8th March to mid-April

    Key details

    Meeting point: At the bottom of Saint Lary cable cars (view location on map)
    Sport level: Advanced
    Fitness level: Sporty
    Max people: 1
    Minimum Age: 16

    Offer Description

    This is a full day excursion; Polo will take you out to the best spots in the Pyrenees. Your excursion will start at 9am and will finish at 5.30pm.

    Activity requirements

    You must be able to ski autnomously and be comfortable doing backcountry skiing or snowboarding.

    Special terms

    Discovering the best spots in the Pyrenees Mountains will entail a certain amount of moving about; any transportation costs incurred will have to be paid by the customer (this includes the guide’s traveling costs too).

    Meeting point: Polo will contact you the evening before the activity to confirm the meeting time and date.

    Optional: You can rent the following equipment: avalanche transceiver, shovel and probe for the additional cost of €25 pp.

    Included
    • included Guide
    • included Lunch
    • included Ski pass
    Excluded
    • not-included Probe
    • not-included Shovel
    • not-included Avalanche transceiver
    Hide details

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