EXPERIENCE Ski touring

The Vallon du Fontenil

Great skiing with many options in the heart of a wild valley

The starting point of our ski tour will be the tiny village of Les Boussardes (1626m / 5,334ft), located by the Guisane river slightly before the Col du Lautaret on the Briançon side. From there, we skin up through a beautiful larch forest on the left bank of the Fontenil valley. We continue our way to a bench at the level of the Combeynot lake. Finally, a small valley leads us to more gentle slopes, and we reach the Col des Jumelles Sud (2986m / 9,796ft), characterized by two small rock towers. This ski touring itinerary of the Vallon du Fontenil is a very nice classic where we can often find powder in winter, with an ascent through wild landscapes and a descent guaranteeing great skiing. The icing on the cake is the regular sight of chamois! Vertical: +/-1360m (4,461ft)



vous pratiquez You occasionally ski off-piste and ski tour in the backcountry, you are capable of walking for many hours for outings with around 1000m of gain.le ski hors-piste et de randonnée, vous êtes capables de marcher plusieurs heures sur des sorties autour de 1000m de dénivelé.



You are in good physical shape and can easily climb between 3 to 5 hours with a backpack between 6-8kg.


Day 1

That day, your meeting time is at 8:45am at the guide office.

You'll meet your guide and he will lend you the security gear (tranceiver, shovel, probe)

Don't forget your back pack (30L)

Your outing will be from 9am to 4pm.

The program of the day depends on the snow conditions, weather forecast, your level, and your desires.

You can eat lunch in one of the 2 restaurants on the ski slopes (you will also pay the lunch for the guide).

98.0 €

This Price is for a maximum number of participants: 8

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Price per person for a collective outing

370.0 €

This Price is for a maximum number of participants: 4

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Group of 1 to 4 people for a private outing

405.0 €

This Price is for a maximum number of participants: 6

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Group of 5 to 6 people for a private outing

434.0 €

This Price is for a maximum number of participants: 8

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Group of 7 to 8 people for a private outing


Outing with a certified mountain guide or instructor

Professional Civil Liability Insurance

Transceiver, shovel, probe, harness


Personal Accident Insurance

Appropriate clothing for your activity (long-johns, fleece/softshell jacket, down jacket, gore-tex jacket, ski pants, ski socks, warm hat, warm gloves, thin gloves)

Ski goggles, sunglasses, sunscreen

Water Bottle or thermos, food and snacks

Ski touring skis, skins, ski crampons, ski touring boots, poles


Avalanche airbag backpack

backpack that can fit your shovel and probe INSIDE the pack (around 35L)

Small first aid kit for your personal needs and that contains material in case of blisters

Picnic for during the day

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Contact Us


Rn 1091 place du téléphérique,
05320 la grave France

Phone Number

+33 476 799 021