5 days
Duration
Italie
Destinations
Spring, Winter
Dates
Skilled
Level

Ski touring raid in Val Maira

About the Ski touring raid in Val Maira: the Val Maira is a magnificent Piemontese valley completely unspoiled by ski lifts and ideal for ski touring. The hospitality and fantastic gastronomy, the superb setting of valleys and larch forests bordered by steep reliefs make this corner of Italy a popular destination for hikers of all levels.

4 nights at the ” Marmotte ***” hotel in Acceglio, very welcoming with its excellent menus and dryer room for your hiking equipment.

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Dates

From March to May depending on the snow conditions. Private sessions possible every day.

Max. 6 people per guide. Guaranteed departure in group sessions from 4 subscriptions.

You’ll be supervised by a mountain guide.

Rates

If you are alone or a small group and you’d like to benefit the lowest rate, you can opt for a group session. If you prefer to stay in your private group you can choose the private formula.

Price of the group option: 895 € / personne

Price of the private option:

2 participants: 1340€ / person
3 participants: 1050€ / person
5 participants : 785€ / person
6 participants : 715€ / person

* The price includes:

  • Supervision by a mountain guide
  • Half-board in a ***-hotel
  • Picknicks
  • Mont-Blanc tunnel fee

* The price does not include

  • drinks, cereal bars and other personal expenses
  • your personal insurance
  • transportation to the starting point
  • your equipment
  • everything that isn’t mentioned in « the price includes »

Technical and physical level

You can find hiking for all levels in the Val Maira, but a minimum level of skiing is required (knowing how to ski all types of snow and in the forest) and a good physical condition (hiking from 800 to 1000m of elevation gain). Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any doubts about your level.

Our assets

  • We take the bare minimum of pick nicks in the backpacks, we order them in the huts.
  • Water during the meals is included.
  • We prefer small groups.

Additional information

AgeAdolescent, Adult

Detailed 6-day program

There is a huge choice of passes and peaks to do in the Maira Valley, here is an example for an intermediate group, and the program will of course be adapted to the group and conditions. The positive elevations are given as indicative because variable depending wheter the mountain roads are open or not.

The previous day
Appointment at 6.30 pm at the guides’ office.

 Day 1
Road to Val Maira, climb towards Monte Cappel (2363m) from Lausetto, hiking and research exercise with the DVA. D + 700m

Day 2
Bric Boscasso (2589m), start at Pratorotondo in a forest of larches and beautiful pastures, magnificent belvedere with a slightly steeper variant up for good skiers. D + 900m

Day 3
Monte Bellino (2937m), beautiful peak above Chiappera with a superb view of the Viso, Argentera, Queyras … Slopes with various orientations that are very nice to ski. Visit and snack the small village of Chiappera with its beautiful streets. D + 1100m

Day 4
Bric Cassin (2637m) starting from Vivière, calm start in the forest at first, then, pretty combes and a beautiful top ridge, again a very nice summit with many variants. Meal at the refuge Vivière downhill. D + 900m

Day 5
Monte Esteletta (2318m) from Viviere, a final summit for your stay, to enjoy the panorama before skiing the beautiful slopes in spring snow and take the road back. D + 700m

The guides could be led to change the program depending on the weather conditions, the mountains and the level of the participants.

Booking

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Reservations starting early november

Register by filling the registration form dated and signed and with the 30% deposit, plus the optional insurance coverage amounts. Having a repatriation help service coverage is compulsory to attend our trips. If you do not have one, we can offer you one.

For further information, please contact us by mail or by calling +33 (0)4 50 47 76 55 (Saint-Gervais) or  +33 (0)4 50 47 10 08 (Les Contamines). We can help you to realise your projects.