Far from the crowds, your ski touring efforts will be rewarded by the view when you reach the top and the joy of the descent. Along the way, you'll contemplate the magnificent landscape and relish the purest and simplest of pleasures, that of getting close to nature.
On your own
Always check the weather forecast before setting off. Also remember to bring a DVA (avalanche victim detector), a shovel and a probe. It is important to be at ease on skis to be able to come down safely. If you have any problems call 112 or +33 4 79 00 01 80.
If you have never tried ski touring before, or if you want to discover new routes, it is best to do so with a professional who knows the mountains and who can take you to beautiful places in complete safety. The following instructors and guides offer this type of outing:
- ESF : +33 4 79 00 61 43
- Bureau des guides : +33 7 56 15 39 40
- Ski Oxygène : +33 4 79 24 31 52
- Prosneige : +33 4 79 04 18 35
If you wish to hire equipment on site, remember to book as far in advance as possible, as demand is sometimes greater than the supply of equipment for hire. See equipment hire