Off Piste Skiing La Grave- La Meije
La Grave-La Meije is a unique spot, famous world wide for its legendary off piste skiing and challenging mountaineering.
With one of the biggest lift-accessed off piste skiing in the world it attracts the most enthusiastic skiers and snowboarders.
Vallons de la Meije
Discover : during one day you will discover the most classic off piste descents; Vallons de la Meije and Chancel in a group of 1 to 8 people.
Big descents and Couloirs : more technical and demanding skiing, taking you to the steep and most secret spots of the Vallons de la Meije. The runs are decided according to snow conditions and the level of the group. Great Off Piste Enjoy the areas close to La Grave, we will go searching for the best conditions at Alpe d’Huez, Serre Chevalier, Les 2 Alpes or Montgenèvre.
Mountain awareness Exploring high mountain areas, and in particular in the mountains of La Grave, requires speciﬁc knowledge and respect.
Education and training increases the awareness of skiing more safelty in an off piste environment. We recommend this extensive program which covers the variety of dangers present in skiing in a high mountain environment.
Among the topics : snow and avalanche, Glacier travel, and steep slopes.
Off piste courses Perfection your skills in a small group and relaxed atmosphere.
ADVENTURE SKIING / SNOWBOARDING Discover this new form of freeriding-mountaineering with focus on great technical descents. 3 days.
BIG MOUNTAIN SKIING IN THE MEIJE-ECRINS AREA Six days of big mountain off-piste skiing in the surroundings of La Grave with our base in La Grave – La Meije.
Off Piste Skiing Adventure Skiing: Enfetchores
Probably one of the best experiences you can get on skis. By traversing 3 passes at an altitude of more than 3400m, this tour ﬁnishes by an amazing descent of the Enfetchores: a 2000m glacial descent beneath the mighty North Face of la Meije, occasionally involving rope work on a few technical sections. This is a a long and demanding day. You need to be in excellent shape!
Grandes Rousses Traverse
Also one of the better and most varied ski experiences. Starting at the Pic Blanc, the highest peak of the Alpe d’Huez ski domain, this itinerary traverses glaciers at over 3000m before reaching the foot of the Pic de l’Etendard. After some great skiing the tour ends in the picturesque village of Vaujany.
Dômes du Mônetier Traverse
This fantastic day tour starts from the top of the lift system in Serre Chevalier and involves challenging ski mountaineering and a great ski descent at over 3500m on the Mônetier glaciers, facing the splendour of Pelvoux and the Barre des Ecrins.
An exceptional ski safari taking you through some of the most beautiful off piste runs of the Alpine Arc, connecting the two major off piste skiing domains of France.
We ski with a light pack (nights and meals in the valleys); taxis and ski lifts link the trip together.
(more information of each tour on :www.guidelagrave.com)
Tour of la Meije
The mighty Meije is the most stunning mountain of the Oisans mountain range. The tour of La Meije involves all the exciting elements of ski touring in the high mountain environment. Descending steep couloirs, traversing high passes, crossing vast glaciers, not to mention spending nights in warm refuges perched high in the mountains, makes this trip an unforgettable journey around the Râteau and the Meije.
D1: Col de la Lauze, Brèche du Râteau, Promontoire hut.
D2: Brèche de la Meije, Serret du Savon, Aigle hut.
D3 : Ascent of the Meije Orientale , and descent on Tabuchet or Homme Glacier.
It is possible to do this as a 2 day tour
Group : 90€/pers/day
Privat group : 342 €/jour/groupe de 1 à 4 pers.
390 €……………….5 to 6 persons
420 €……………….7 to 8 persons
Ski pass not including