SKI Off-piste guiding in Sainte Foy
The Tarentaise valley's best kept secret

MOUNTAIN GUIDE OFF-PISTE

Sainte Foy is considered by off-piste enthusiasts as Eden, the hidden paradise of powder, but shush it’s a secret !  The 4 chairlifts of the ski resort allow skiers and snowboarders to easily access many itineraries away from crowds of free riders. The atmosphere in this little corner guarantees exceptional days for all adventurers.

The less experienced skiers will not be bored as the untracked slopes leading down to le Monal through le Vallon du Clou are ideal to discover the joys of the first turns in the deep snow …

Those who have already some experience, will discover le Col du Granier, an extraordinary route down to le Crôt and la Mazure hamlets and when conditions permit to the village of Saint Foy Chef Lieu, 1500 m. lower !

Do you want more ? The north face of Foglietta is certainly one of the most beautiful descent of all the alpine arc, so follow the guide …

SKI TOURING

You‘ve always dreamed about the first tracks and ski touring attracts you or has already conquered you. 

With sealskins and hiking bindings, you can use a paire of skis or a splitboard to explore the mountain and get off the beaten track.

Our specialized instructors will explain all the tips and tricks of ski touring on the ascent. On the descent, he will lead you to the best terrain, thus ensuring an unforgettable experience.

OPTIONS AND PRICES

SKI TOURING

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SKI TOURING FOR EARLY BIRD
7:30 - 9:00
  • Safety equipment provided
  • Ski touring equipment not included
  • Minimum 4 person
  • 30 € per person
SKI TOURING INTRO
2:00 - 5:00
  • Safety equipment provided
  • Ski touring equipment not included
  • Minimum 4 person
  • 50 € per person

SHORT SESSIONS - OFF PISTE GUIDING

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2 HOURS
1 person
  • 20 € per extra person
  • Safety equipment included
  • 165 €
3 HOURS
1 person
  • 30 € per extra person
  • Safety equipment included
  • 165 €

HALF DAY / FULL DAY - OFF PISTE GUIDING

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MORNING
9am - 1pm
  • 2 people max
  • Safety equipment provided
  • 260 €
MORNING
9am to 1pm
  • 3 to 6 people
  • Safety equipment provided
  • 290 €
LATE START
10am to 1pm
  • 6 people max
  • Safety equipment provided
  • 275 €
AFTERNOON
1pm to 5pm
  • 2 people max
  • Safety equipment provided
  • 245 €
AFTERNOON
1pm to 5pm
  • 3 to 6 people
  • Safety equipment provided
  • 270 €
FULL DAY
9am to 5pm
  • 2 people max
  • Safety equipment provided
  • 400 €
FULL DAY
9am to 5pm
  • 3 to 6 people
  • Safety equipment provided
  • 450 €

MORE INFO

INITIATION : You will discover suitable itinearies for introduction to off-piste skiing, learning about balance in powder snow and, if necessary, reinforcing piste technique. Each introduction session starts with a briefing about safety equipment use.

EXPERT : Your guide will choose the best off-piste routes in the resort according to the quality and the stability of the snow. Every session will start with a safety briefing!

IMPORTANT : In order to make the most of your off-piste session, we recommend that your skis have a waist width of at least 100mm! If you have hired your skis for the week, go to the hire shop the evening before to change your skis.

SAFETY FIRST : Our specialized instructors are fully qualified, highly experienced professionnals. They intimately knows every itineraries in Sainte Foy Tarentaise. We provide every person in our group with the latest model of avalanche transceivers, shovels and probes. At the start of every day the instructor will brief the group on the use of the safety equipment.

MEETING POINT

Fix your meeting place straight away with Misha so that your guide can meet up with you where it suits you best… they can also drop you off at the end of the session at a location of your choice.

Alternatively, your guide can meet you at the Snocool offices right next to the restaurant ‘La maison à colonne’.

Click on the map to see exactly where we are.

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