Off-Piste Skiing & Ski Mountaineering in Zinal, Swiss Alps

Ski Mountaineering

Ski Mountaineering blends the three fantastic activities of ski touring, mountaineering and off piste skiing and, in doing so, creates the ability to complete long, elegant journeys through the mountains in winter and spring. Ascending on skins is an aesthetically pleasing and physically rewarding activity and with the addition of ice axe and crampons many alpine peaks become highly attractive ski objectives. The final element of skiing remote high mountain slopes and untracked snow adds a real sense of satisfaction and enjoyment and it's no surprise that those who try ski mountaineering invariably come back for more & more!

Ski Gran Paradiso (4061m)

An action packed 4 day course designed for ski mountaineers who want to sample a taste of Italy and climb its highest mountain on skis. The ski touring in the famous Italian Valle d'Aoste is as good as the coffee and we aim to give you an excellent introduction to the area with... more>

Bernese Oberland

The Bernese Oberland is a magical part of the Alps. It's vast glaciers feel more arctic than alpine in scale and provide the ski mountaineer with some truly impressive terrain to tour through. The areas peaks lend themselves perfectly to either logical ski ascents or ski mountai... more>

The Haute Route

The Haute Route is the most famous ski tour in the world and with good reason. It is a long, tough and highly rewarding ski journey taking an aesthetic line through stunning alpine touring terrain and linking the worlds two best known alpine resorts, Chamonix and Zermatt.... more>

Ski Summits

Late in the ski season. The valleys have turned to spring and the winter snow pack is stabilising. This is the time for the ski mountaineer to head high in to the mountains. By using the efficiency of ski touring travel with some of the skills of mountaineering we are able to co... more>