Ski touring trip in Aravis range

The Aravis massif is located in the Northern Pre-Alps, it is a limestone mountain range whose highest point is Pointe Percée at 2752m. A relief mixing vast limestone lapiaz and magnificent coniferous forest. For many it is ski touring paradise! Large valleys sheltered from the wind with a superb panorama of Mont-Blanc and a country where it is "good to live", the Reblochon, a cheese farmer, renowned worldwide!
Refuge Dze la Voye
Intermediate
3 days / 2 nights
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Ski touring in the heart of French Alps

A small haven of peace in the Mangod mountains, the Dze la Voye refuge is the perfect place to start ski touring with comfortable accommodation but also for experts eager for vertical drop or ski-mountaineering courses on aerial ridges. from the Aravis massif.

Typical program for intermediate skiers:

Day 1: Reception at 9:00 am with the guide-training on avalanche safety and the use of rescue equipment. Departure for a gentle acclimatization hike, +/- 700m of vertical drop.

Day 2: Departure for one of the most beautiful hikes in the area. La Goenne (2174m) with a drop of 1160m, breathtaking view of Mont-Charvin, Aravis and Mont-Blanc. Night at the Refuge where we take advantage of its wellness area!

Day 3: The classic of the sector: La Mandallaz, south-west slope, 2277m, D + 1170m, this superb summit is very ski-friendly and offers many variations of descent, rapid ascent to the Tête de l'Aulp for those who still have to energy and lengthen the descent.

Day 4: The last day in the sector we go to the southern tip of Etale 2450m by the Alpage de Tardevant, a real wild valley little traveled 1340m of elevation gain to end this week in style with one of the most aesthetic descents of the massif.

Good to know about the adventure
Ski touring trip in Aravis range

The price includes
- Guiding by a mountain guide (ski guide)
- 2 nights Refuge d'ze la Voye, breakfast and access to swiming pool / sauna included
- Lunch (pic-nic) of day 2 and day 3
- The loan of avalanche safety gear (DVA + SHOVEL + PROBE) possibly
The price doesn't include
- Transportation
- Insurances
- Extras
- Ski pass, depending of the snowinf conditions
- Everything which is not mentionned in 'the price includes'
Required gear
- Ski touring equipement : skis, boots, skins, sticks
- Backpack for your personal stuff
- Avalanche safety gear (DVA + SHOVEL + PROBE), if you have
- Snacks and water
Time and meeting point
Meet at 9:00am to Refuge D'Ze la Voye, lieu-dit "Sous l'Aiguille" in Manigod.
Group
1 guide / 6 persons maximum

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