Chamonix Ski Touring Week

Health & Fitness

Your Health

Our registration form requests that you advise us of any medical problems you may have and if you are on any medication.  Any information you supply will be treated as confidential.  

Level of Experience Required

To ski tour in the European Alps, you will need to be able to link parallel turns in all types of off-piste snow conditions, be physically fit and have a minimum of 5 days ski touring experience.

Even skiing and climbing at the moderate altitudes in Europe has a definite physical effect on people.  Most climbers and skiers notice a lower performance rate than normal. Ski touring days are physically demanding and can entail a 1000m/3,300ft ascent at altitude.

Preparing for your Trip

To make the most of your skiing experience we encourage you to work on your fitness and skiing/snowboarding prior to the trip. Your guide places special focus on fitness levels and will regulate the pace accordingly. 

Latest News

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19 Oct - Rest day. That is what we like to call it. What it really means is...

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Manaslu 2017 - Back in Ktm

  

7 Oct - All back in Kathmandu, happy and safe. What a fantastic few days...

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Lux EBC #3 2017 - Farewell

  

10 Oct - What fantastic weather to fly out in this morning. We stopped at Lukla....

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Mustang 2017 - Kathmandu

  

20 Sep -  With the very fine weather, we had a pleasant flight from Jomsom....

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Elbrus 2017 - Party Time!

  

2 Aug - This team knows how to celebrate! Sleep-in, and then for Alex......

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Elbrus Private 2017 - Moscow

  

21 Aug - Sophia, Phing and Guan had a city tour today, seeing some of the many sights.......

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Everest 2017 - Wrapping Up

  

31 May -  Last night our Nepali Staff were stoked to have cleared the mountain.......

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