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Discovery hike

The most beautiful spots!
Go in search of the most beautiful off-piste areas in Val Cenis. Instructors and high mountain guides will reveal their "secret garden" in a half or full day of unforgettable skiing.
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  • Improve and perfect your off-piste technique whilst understanding the safety equipment and measures required to leave the secured slopes (avalanche transceivers, shovel and probe). 
  • Discover the most beautiful itineraries in Val Cenis (the Arcelle, over the Mont Cenis lake, Col des Hauts...)
  • Have a glimpse of a true "mountain experience" 

Required level: ESF class 3 (you can parallel ski on all different types of snow and terrain and skid turn) or snowboard level 3.

Please see the times and costs of our private lessons for more information.
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Ski touring

Ski touring when it suits you

On your own or with a group of friends, please look at our times and prices of private lessons, or our customized programmes to tour for a half or whole day!

Every Wednesday

  • Depart 4pm from the ESF office in Val Cenis le Haut. 
  • After getting to the top - via the ski lifts - of the Arcelle chairlift, we will walk up 250 m (with skins on our skis), requiring a moderate effort of 1 to 1 and a half hours
  • We will then return to the resort, pausing for a hot drink in a high-altitude restaurant, before skiing down with head lamps as the night falls, on a groomed slope. 

If you do not have any previous experience of ski touring, the minimum alpine ski level required is adult level 3.

The price of 29 € includes the ski touring equipment hire*, avalanche detector equipment, a hot drink and mountain guide accompagnement.
*The ski touring equipment must be collected from one of the following sports shops before 2pm: "Sport 2000 Val sport" in Lanslebourg, "Jeannot Sport Twinner" or "Ski Set-Sports Vanoise" in Lanslevillard.
price of initiation to ski touring package
All inclusive (ski hire, hot drink & mountain guide)
initiation 29 €
Per person
1 person29 €