- Sport levelAdvanced
- Spoken languagesFrench, English, Spanish
- Duration2-3 days
- Opening seasons:
Embark on a great adventure in the Pyrenees thanks to this ski touring week-end. It's a sporty and original way to explore these snow-covered, wild and wonderful landscapes.
This week-end is the perfect opportunity to get away, take a break from your busy daily life and get some fresh air in this natural environment. It's the best way to feel rejuvenated and revitalized!
Your guide will take you to the best spots in the Pyrénées, where there is lots of fresh snow. As a careful and considerate person, he will give you the best pieces of advice you will ever need as well as little tips and techniques to help you improve your ski touring level.
François will adapt the excursion to your pace and level because it is above all a fun outing for you to enjoy and admire breathtaking landscapes. Ypu won't believe what you see! François is not only a brilliant guide, he is also a talented photographer and as such, he is sensitive to beauty. Therefore, he will show you images and views you'll never forget.
There are many different routes, allowing mountain lovers of any level to participate in this activity. To give you an idea of what can be done, here are 2 examples of ski touring outings:
Val d'Aran hike
You will cross the Montcorbison summit and go up to Tuc du Port de Vielha.
You will cross the Pyramide de l'Herbès and spend the night in the Rulhe refuge. The hike will end at the Pic des Calmettes.
The hiking routes are indicated for information purposes only since they can change depending on the weather conditions and on the group.
→ 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
This ski touring week-end is the perfect opportunity for you to explore the Pyrénées at a sporty pace!
There's only a 3-hour drive between Toulouse and the Pyrénées. So close!
You can either meet in Toulouse and carpool with other participants or meet directly on the starting point of this 2-day hike.
You will get back to Toulouse at 6pm approx.Itinerary
A typical day could look like that (this route is for your information only, it can be modified for many different reasons):
Meeting in Toulouse at 7am on Saturday for the carpool. Arrival in Arreau, at the starting point of the hike, around 9.30am.
Summit of Tech (Height difference: 850m) and back to the vallée d'Aure.
Accommodation: In a lodge in the valley, half-board.
Pic d'Augas (Height difference: 1000 m).
Back to Toulouse at 6pm approx.
Please bring 2 meals with you.Activity requirements
This activity requires a regular physical activity.
You can be a beginner in ski touring but you must be a good skier, and comfortable on all kind of slopes.Special terms
The accomodation and the meals are not included in the price.
Please bring +/- €55 per person for the night in the lodge, the diner and the lunch.
- Safety gear (Avalanche transceiver, shovel and probe)
- Ski gear (can be rented in Toulouse)
- Ski touring gear
- Backpack (30 liters)
- Water bottle or thermos flask
- 2 pairs of gloves
- Ski mask
- Winter hiking cloths
- Sleeping bag
- Spiked shoes
- AVD(Avalanche Victim Detector)
- Shovel and probe