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Ski touring Val Pellice

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Our destination is Val Pellice, a forgotten valley in the wild Piedmont region of Italy, just on the other side of the Queyras in France. Our basecamp is a very comfortable mountain hut built on a plateau in the heart of a ski touring paradise. We leave civilization behind and access the hut by snowmobile. Every morning we have a 360° view of options to find the best snow and most interesting slopes. After a day of skiing, why not give ice climbing a try? In the evening, after a hot shower, you will be able to enjoy the warm and cozy atmosphere in the lounge that entices you to relax, chat, and play the piano or guitar. A pleasingly simple ski touring holiday with an exceptional opportunity to discover this beautiful Italian valley.

- Stunning scenery
- Discover Italian heritage
- Over 300 possible ski tours in the area!

Daily itinerary

1photo michel-morereDay 1: Arrival in Val Pellice (3hrs, +500m -500m, MS)
Meeting with the Guide at 8am at Oulx train station. We head to Sestriere (on the Val Pellice road) in order to evaluate the level of the group. We then have a 1 hour minibus ride to Val Pellice. There, a snowmobile awaits to take our luggage and we skin up. We either settle in to the lodge or continue ski touring. A hot shower is followed by a cosy fire... what more could you ask for? Dinner and overnight stay in mountain hut. (Meals: D)

2photo stephaneonariFrom Day 2 to Day 6: Discovering Val Pellice (5hrs, +1000m -1000m, per day, MS)
After a generous breakfast and preparation, we are towed by the snowmobile to begin our day ski touring. On the itinerary we gain about 1000m of elevation per day: Col Manzol, Col Lusiras, Col d'Urine, La Mait d'Amunt etc.. In the afternoon, you can rent crampons, ice axes and harnesses to go ice climbing on the waterfall right next to the lodge. If you wish to take a day off skiing, you can go snowshoeing, cross-country skiing or ice climbing. All accessible at the lodge with rental equipment provided. Dinners and overnights stay in mountain hut. (Meals: B, L, D)
On Day 6, we ski down to the minibus and transfer back to Oulx.

Note: B (Breakfast); L(lunch); D (dinner)

5 nights in comfortable mountain hut in multi-bedded room with shared toilet and showers.
Departures 2017
20/12/2016 - 25/12/2016
27/12/2016 - 1/1/2017
17/1/2017   22/1/2017
31/1/2017 - 5/2/2017
14/2/2017 - 19/2/2017
21/2/2017 - 26/2/2017
28/2/2017 - 4/3/2017
13/3/2017 - 18/3/2017
27/3/2017 - 1/4/2017
10/4/2017 - 15/4/2017
17/4/2017 - 22/4/2017
Price: per person € 1545
Single Room Supplement - On request
- 5 nights accommodation on half board basis
- 6 picnic lunches or hot meals
- All transfers as detailed in the itinerary
- Mountain Guide
- Safety equipment (avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe)

Not included:
- All beverages and personal snacks
- Ski rental
- Insurance
- Transportation to Oulx on day 1
- Transportation from Oulx on day 6
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Location Piedmont

italia Piemonte

Trips note: AZIPIEC1TG

Destination: Val Pellice
Travel Style: Snow Holidays
Interest: Ski touring / Alpine landscape
Comfort: Standard
Grade: Moderate
Duration: 6 days / 5 nights
Departures: J F M A M J J A S O N D
Group size: from 5 to 8 people
Airport: Turin and Milan