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First ski mountaineering experience in the upper Val di Susa

First ski mountaineering experience in the upper Val di Susa

7 hours



From 1 to 5


  • Experience the thrills of ski mountaineering, the premier winter sport in the Susa Valley
  • Learn ascent and descent techniques together with our mountain guides
  • Find out how to choose the best route according to snow and safety conditions
Activity available in
French Italian

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Full description

Ski mountaineering is the main activity of our winters. It is a sport capable of combining the two souls of the mountain: that of the ascent and that of the descent.

With a day in the company of our Alpine Guides, we will discover this complete discipline both physically and emotionally. You will learn the technique of ascent and descent, discover the secrets and open up a world of snow, effort, fun and fabulous scenery.

The Susa Valley was the cradle of this activity that is freedom and exploration. Our mountain guides will lead you to discover the peaks and slopes.

What we will do

The meeting point with the guide is Bardonecchia. During our tours, the guides will take you to the main peaks of Bardonecchia, Cesana Torinese and also across the border to France. The route to be followed will be decided according to the weather and the level of the participants.

The groups are always composed of a small number of people so that the guide can, in addition to accompanying, dedicate himself to teaching the techniques of ascent and descent.

Very important is the time devoted during the outing to safety, both in terms of self-rescue techniques and the assessment of the stability of the snowpack and the safest route. No less important is the choice of outing based on the best safety conditions and snow quality.

Who it is aimed at

Ski mountaineering is suitable for all those who know how to ski, are used to walking and want to discover the world of snow away from the ski lifts.

Other information

Attention. You must arrive at the meeting point at least 10 minutes before the start time of the activity.

The participation fee is to be divided by the number of participants.

The safety kit (avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe) is included in the participation fee. Ski mountaineering equipment can be rented locally from a specialised shop.

Recommended clothing

Ski Clothing

Don't forget to bring

  • personal ski equipment
  • sun cream
  • sunglasses or mask
  • identity card

What is included

  • Accompaniment, assistance and teaching by mountain guides
  • Self-rescue kit (ARTVA, shovel and probe)
  • Specific equipment hire (ski mountaineering skis, seal skins, boots, knives...)

How it works

  • Book
  • Gift
  1. 1
    Send a booking request

    We will only pre-authorise the payment

  2. 2
    Receive confirmation within 48 hours

    In case of confirmation, you will be charged the cost of the activity

  3. 3
    Live your experience

    Enjoy the activity and let us know how it was!

  1. 1
    Buy a gift voucher

    Valid 12 months from the date of purchase

  2. 2
    Choose your preferred date

    Get in touch with the guide with the contact details on the voucher and choose the day for the activity

  3. 3
    Live your experience

    Enjoy the activity and let us know how it was!

Meeting point
Bardonecchia, Turin

Exact location provided after booking

Frequently asked questions

What happens in case of bad weather?

If you have made a fixed date reservation and the weather conditions are not suitable for the safe conduct of the activity (in the expert opinion of the guide), you will be refunded the full amount paid. The guide may suggest an alternative date or time for you to conduct the activity. You can freely choose whether or not to accept these proposals. If you can’t retrieve it, we will process a full refund! If you have set the date for your Gift Voucher and bad weather did not allow the activity to take place, the Voucher remains regularly valid until the expiration date indicated on it.

If I cancel the reservation, can I get a full refund?

For this activity, the cancellation policy is flexible. You get a full refund if you cancel within 5 days from the activity start date. Within 4 and 3 days from the activity start date you will get a 50% refund. You can find the full policies in the Cancellation Policy section.

What payment methods do you accept?

On Freedome, you can pay with any rechargeable credit card or prepaid card (including Postepay) from Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB networks. We also accept debit cards enabled for online payments. You can also use the digital wallets Apple Pay and Google Pay.

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