Ski Touring – Introduction in La ClusazBook Now
This formula offers you an introduction to ski touring in the woods of Beauregard in La Clusaz. To start ski touring in ideal conditions, you will benefit from the private engagement of a professional (ski instructor or mountain guide). So, whether you are a couple, with friends or with family, you can discover and learn the basic techniques of ski touring in a friendly atmosphere. Plan the rental of skis and hiking boots, we will provide you with safety equipment (DVA, shovel and probe).
The resort of La Clusaz has several ski touring tracks. Easily accessible, the Montée de Beauregard is the ideal place to learn about this practice which is converting more and more followers.
You will meet your instructor at the La Clusaz ice rink. Before tackling the climb, he will help you secure your sealskins under your skis and put your boots and bindings in climb mode. Finally, after a briefing on the safety instructions and the techniques of progression in ski touring, you can follow him on the ascent track which leads to the summit of Beauregard. Depending on your physical condition, it will take about two hours to reach the top …
Once at the top, you can enjoy the view of the Aravis range. It will then be necessary to do the manipulation: remove and store the sealskins, put the shoes in descent mode to reduce the travel and finally switch the bindings to descent mode so that the heels are maintained. Several downhill routes will be available to you, your instructor will choose the one in the best condition and adapted to your level. Finally, if you have some time left, they can introduce you to avalanche victim search techniques.