Backcountry skiing in Gressoney

Backcountry skiing in Gressoney

Activity Snapshot

  • Sensation Level: Adventurous
  • Spoken languages: English, Italian, French
  • Fitness level: Occasionally sporty
  • Duration: from full day to 2-3 days
  • Cancellation policy: 
    moderate1) Cancellation 10 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are automatically refunded 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% refund

    3) 4 days or later, prior to the agreed activity starting date, is considered last-minute cancellations
    → No refund will be made
  • Meeting point:
    Localita' Tschaval, 50, 11020 Gressoney-La-Trinitè AO, Italy
  • Opening seasons:

Activity description

Backcountry skiing in the Monterosa Ski domain is a must do experience if you are a powder lover!The wide valley paths far from the groomed slopes open on huge skiing areas in fresh deep snow!

Francesco a certified mountain guide would be extremely happy to take you out for an entire day in the wild and to teach you the little secrets of freeriding in the Monte Rosa skia domain.
The excursion is organised in groups of up to 8 people each and the itineraries will be tailor-made to adapt to participants level and objectives! Throughout the day, Francesco will share with you precious suggestions and technical advices to improve your riding technique as well as your knowledge of the mountains. 

The diversity of terrains and sun exposure allow you to choose the best itineraries depending on your preferences: descents in the woods, wide isolated slopes, steep and challenging canyons! According to your level you will always be given the chance to learn something new! 

What's the schedule for the day?
Meet Francesco at his rental shop in Gressoney where you will rent some equipment if you need (ABS, skis, boots)
- Prepare the plan for the day: the itinerary may vary depending on the snow conditions
- You will reach the Monterosa ski domain to start 
- You'll challenge yourself with several itineraries during the day
- Relax and enjoy a beer, a genepì or a typical Grolla in a ski lodge

Offers

1
Day trip

Spend an incredible backcountry day under the supervision of Francesco Laurent, an experienced mountain guide in the ski domani of Monterosa Ski.

The program of the day: Meeting point with Francesco is 8:15. So that you will have time to prepare for the day and jump on the first lifts. The day will finish at 16:30 with the closure of the ski domain.

Itinerary

Possibile itineraries: the Monterosa ski domain is one of the best and varied backcountry skiing destination in Europe thanks to its wild woods, challenging canyons, steep mountain sides. A wide range of itineraries can be chosen, as the followings:

- Il Golden: the baptise for each skier. Its a medium-easy itinerary starting at 3000mt and arriving at 2200mt passing through a wide long plain. The route will be used at the beginning of the day to evaluate your level.
- La Balma: An old backcountry classic route starting at Punta Ingrid (3275mt) and finishing in Alagna at 2200 mt passing through the Bors valley.  
- Val Fatta: A challenging itinerary for advanced skiers only in the parallel valley, which needs a thrilling abseiling with a rope along a canyon 60 meters long. The valley is exposed towards North: that means snow of an incredible quality!  

Activity requirements

- Have mastered a good skiing level

Special terms

In case you need to rent some equipment (ABS backpack, skis, boots) please contact directly the pro after the booking has been confirmed. 

In case of bad weather or poor snow conditions the activity could be rescheduled. 

Prices vary depending on group size: 
- 1-2 people: 330,00 €/group
- 3-5 people: 380,00 €/group
- 6-8 people: 400,00 €/group

Do not forget to bring
  • ABS backpack
  • Ski Gear
Sensation Level:Adventurous
Fitness level:Occasionally sporty
Duration:full day
Minimum Age:minimum 14 y/o
Meeting point:
Localita' Tschaval, 50, 11020 Gressoney-La-Trinitè AO, Italy
Included:
  • Guide
Excluded:
  • Skipass
  • Ski gear
  • Lunch
2
2 days trip

Spend 2 incredible backcountry days under the supervision of Francesco Laurent, an experienced mountain guide in the ski domani of Monterosa Ski.

The program of the day: Each day the meeting point with Francesco is at 8:15. So that you will have time to prepare for the day and jump on the first lifts. The day will finish at 16:30 with the closure of the ski domain.

 

Itinerary

Possible itineraries: the Monterosa ski domain is one of the best and varied backcountry skiing destination in Europe thanks to its wild woods, challenging canyons, steep mountain sides. A wide range of itineraries can be chosen, as the followings:

- Il Golden: the baptise for each skier. Its a medium-easy itinerary starting at 3000mt and arriving at 2200mt passing through a wide long plain. The route will be used at the beginning of the day to evaluate your level.
- La Balma: An old backcountry classic route starting at Punta Ingrid (3275mt) and finishing in Alagna at 2200 mt passing through the Bors valley.  
- Val Fatta: A challenging itinerary for advanced skiers only in the parallel valley, which needs a thrilling abseiling with a rope along a canyon 60 meters long. The valley is exposed towards North: that means snow of an incredible quality!  

Activity requirements

- Have mastered a good skiing level

Special terms

In case you need to rent some equipment (ABS backpack, skis, boots) please contact directly the pro after the booking has been confirmed. 

In case of bad weather or poor snow conditions the activity could be rescheduled. 

Prices vary depending on group size: 
- 1-2 people: 660,00 €/group
- 3-5 people: 760,00 €/group
- 6-8 people: 800,00 €/group

Do not forget to bring
  • ABS backpack
  • Ski Gear
Sensation Level:Adventurous
Fitness level:Occasionally sporty
Duration:2-3 days
Minimum Age:minimum 14 y/o
Meeting point:
Localita' Tschaval, 50, 11020 Gressoney-La-Trinitè AO, Italy
Included:
  • Guide
Excluded:
  • Skipass
  • Ski gear
  • Accomodation

Meeting point

Localita' Tschaval, 50, 11020 Gressoney-La-Trinitè AO, Italy Get directions
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