Backcountry skiing session in Grandes Rousses, Alpe d'Huez
Backcountry skiing session in Grandes Rousses, Alpe d'Huez
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Activity Snapshot

  • Sport level
  • Spoken languages
    French, English
  • Duration
    from 4 hrs to full day
  • Opening seasons:
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Activity description

The Massif des Grandes Rousses in the Alpe d'Huez offers infinite possibilities of long backcountry skiing itineraries for different levels.

Go discover new spaces during a backcountry skiing lesson! Draw your tracks in the virgin snow, slide on a carpet of powder snow and follow wild routes... The Massif des Grandes Rousses in Alpe d'Huez offers a huge playground which is perfect to learn no matter your level.

Alperide will adapt the private sessions according to the number of participants (1 to 5) and your level. You will learn at your own pace the evolution on off-piste slopes, to ski on the different types of snow and terrain, and to take beautiful routes safely. In addition to the technical approach, Your instructor will share with you his passion for the mountain environment

Programme (4-hour or full day session):
Your instructor will contact you by phone the day you arrive at the station to hear about your trip. If everything suits for the appointment, you start skiing the next day. Sometimes, your instructor even comes to see you, which is even better!

The day of the session, he introduces himself and takes the time to discuss with you during the ascent to take the maximum of information. He evaluates your level during the first warm-up and warm-up track. Then you set together the overall goal and objectives of the session in order to achieve it. The lesson takes place by keeping communication and continuously adapting the objectives to make you evolve according to your physical condition and progress.

At the end of the lesson, your instructor gives you feedback on your progress.

Cancellation policy: 
1) Cancellation 10 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are automatically reimbursed for the full activity price

2) Cancellation between 4 and 10 days prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are entitled to a 50% reimbursement

3) 4 days or later, prior to the agreed activity starting date, is considered last-minute cancellations
→ No reimbursements will be effected


14-hour session
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2Full day session
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Meeting point
Ecole de ski Alperide, C/O Magasin AlpeSports, 80 Rue de Pic Blanc, 38750 Alpe d'Huez Get directions
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