First Ski Tour Ski touring around la Grave / la Meije Dates: from 210th of December 2014 to mid-march (before the ski lifts in the small ski resort of Chazelet close). Number of days: 2 days Number of participants: minimum 3 persons and maximum 8. Technical level: beginner ski tourer but good piste skier. The tour starts by taking the lift at the Chazelet resort. We will skin for around four hours with a maximum vertical climb of 500m. Price “All Included”:299€/person. Programme: D1 – From the Chazelet ski resort (5 km from La Grave), we take the poma lift to Plateau d’Emparis, 1735m – 2160m. Skins on and we start our climb towards the Gros Têt summit, 2613m. A good occasion to discover the equipment and techniques for ski touring. Opposite the mighty glaciers of the Meije range, the view is stunning. We ski 900m off piste down to the picturesque mountain village Chazelet. We stay the night in a hostel in one of the small villages above La Grave. D2 – We take the poma lift up the opposite aspect in Chazelet, 1836m- 2106m. We skin up a beautiful ridge taking us to Signal de la Grave, 2446m. There are different options for the descent, depending on conditions. Our ski down will take us to the small village of Les Hières, 1710m. A 10 minute car drive back to Chazelet. The programme is always subject to change depending on weather, snow conditions and the level of the participants. The guide makes the final decision to modify the programme due to safety reasons.
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