Ski touring weekend near Font-Romeu in the Pyrenees
Ski touring weekend near Font-Romeu in the Pyrenees
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Activity Snapshot

  • Sport level
    Advanced
  • Spoken languages
    French, English
  • Duration
    2-3 days
  • Opening seasons:

Activity description

Explore some of the most stunning French mountains with this initiation weekend to ski touring!

Are you a beginner who is afraid of venturing out by yourself? Or maybe you’ve already tried it but don’t know which spots to explore? In which case this is the weekend out for you!  

This weekend trip will help you become an autonomous ski tourer so that you know all the necessary ski touring techniques, so you can enjoy your new hobby as often as you like.

Saturday
You’ll learn:
- How to prepare your ski touring bag:
- To prep your gear: food, harness, avalanche detector and adjust your crampons
- The right skills to progress
- To find your pace without getting tired
- How to track your trail
- The conversion techniques
- How to read an IGN map, orientate yourself and prepare your itinerary

You’ll spend the night in a half-board refuge.

Sunday
You’ll learn:
- What to do in an emergency situation such as an avalanche
- How to search for avalanche victims and how to use an avalanche transceiver, probe and shovel correctly
- How to conduct group searches
- What to do in an accident
- How to alert others and construct a makeshift shelter

Cancellation policy: 
flexible
1) Cancellation 4 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are automatically reimbursed for the full activity price

2) Cancellation between 48 and 96 hours prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are entitled to a 50% reimbursement

3) 48 hours or later are what we call last-minute cancellations
→ No reimbursements will be effected

Offers

1Group outing: 7th and 8th January 2017
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2Group outing: 18th and 19th February 2017
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3Private guiding: from Dec 2016 to Apr 2017
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Meeting point
You will meet outside the Sport 2000 shop: 2 Avenue Emmanuel Brousse, 66120 Font-Romeu-Odeillo-Via Get directions
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