The ski touring excursion to the Tête Entre Deux Sauts is a beautiful tour around a majestic and extremely scenic peak of Aosta Valley. A very interesting hike as far as both the excursion and skiing aspects are concerned. A relatively short ascent that, nevertheless, offers superb views and an unforgettable ski ride. This stupendous backcountry ski itinerary mostly develops on wide slopes.

  • Tête Entre Deux Sauts
  • 5 hours
  • Medium difficulty
  • Presence of nearby refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults and boys

Information about the ski touring in Val Ferret

The ski touring in Val Ferret to Tête Entre Deux Sauts starts from the little village of Planpincieux, at an elevation of 1583 meters; the path goes up through a beautiful street passing a couple of hairpin turns above the La Vachey. As they keep going up, the hikers will take the very beautiful trail that leads to Rifugio Bonatti.

The path, then, keeps going up through an incredibly evocative and scenic environment and the hikers will climb until they will pass the picturesque huts. Leaving the itinerary that leads to Col Malatrà the path goes up with a nice traverse. Passing some marvelous humps, then, the hikers will keep going until they will reach the base of the slope of the Tête Entre Deux Sauts.

After turning, the ski touring proceeds through a steep slope. The hikers will keep going up on their skis until it is possible. After leaving their skis, then, they will keep climbing on the steep grassy ridge until they will reach the shoulder. The descent ski ride is really thrilling; it develops very fun through the climb route. If the snow conditions allow, it is possible to go down directly through the north-facing slopes.

The ski touring in Val Ferret to Tête Entre Deux Sauts starts from an elevation of 1583 meters and it reaches a maximum elevation of 2632 meters. It is rated as MS (mid grade skier) and it covers a total 1000 meter height gain. The path during the descent mostly faces north-west.

Price for the ski touring in Val Ferret to Tête Entre Deux Sauts

€ 390 - Price up to 2 persons

€ 435 - Price up to 3 persons

€ 480 - Price up to 4 persons

Where to meet your mountain guide in Val Ferret

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Parking of Plampincieux
    Località Planpincieux
    11013 Courmayeur, AO
  • Meeting time 8.30 am
  • Geographic coordinates 45°49'49.9"N 6°59'09.9"E
  • Transfer There are no transfers from the meeting point to the excursion site.

What to bring

  • Skis
  • Ski boots
  • Telescopic poles
  • Skins
  • Ski crampons
  • Crampons
  • Avalanche kit
  • Avalanche backpack

What you need to know

  • Participants Anyone over the age of 16, with an adequate level of training and fitness, can participate in this experience.
  • Under 18 Minors under the age of 18, if unaccompanied, require a waiver of liability from the parent or guardian of the child, that must be given to the guide before the excursion begins.
  • Equipment Remember to bring the minimum required equipment for the activity. If you do not own the equipment let us know, we will provide it for you.
  • Reservation The reservation for this experience is individual, with a dedicated mountain guide. It may be reserved for a number of participants no greater than the maximum number allowed.
  • Excursion price The price shown is for the excursion with the dedicated mountain guide and possible transfer using the guide's private vehicle. It is valid for individual reservations for a number of participants that does not exceed the maximum number allowed.
  • Safety The mountain guide may cancel or suspend the excursion or change the itinerary if minimum safety conditions are not guaranteed. Please view the terms.
  • Moderate terms of cancellation The terms of cancellation and change for this experience are moderate. Please view the terms.

How to reserve your mountain guide

To reserve a mountain guide for the ski touring in Val Ferret to Tête Entre Deux Sauts, you must send a request that provides and specifies your contact information, the number of participants and the date/period in which you wish to take the ski touring excursion in Aosta Valley.
We will respond immediately to confirm the availability of the guide, the deadline, if any, to confirm the option for the reservation, methods of payment, characteristics and organization of the activity.
Once the reservation is confirmed, we will send you the receipt and the presentation voucher with the details of the service, the name of the mountain guide or the mountaineering school, and all the contact information.

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