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Best Ski Tours in the Ecrins


Champsaur, Queyras, Briancon, Devoluy




Safety Equipment, Equipment Rental, Accommodation, Guide / Instructor



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Day Ski Touring from Gap:

The Champsaur Valley, the Ecrins National Park, Devoluy, Les Orres, the Queyras and Reallon are some of the most beautiful parts of the Southern French Alps to explore ski touring and they are all accessible for day ski tours from Gap

Your guide will collect you from Gap each day and take you to a new route, where you will learn and pracitice the safety and technical skills needed. 

Stay in one of 2 hotels in Gap: Hotel les Olivades or Mon Hotel Gap

Holiday Highlights:

  • A different route each day, for optimal conditions and variety

  • Experience wild alpine environments

  • Local and experienced UIAGM high mountain guide and ski instructor

  • Base in Gap with is large choice of bars and restaurants and authentic old town vibes

  • Accessible by train

  • Sustainable tourism  and carbon offset

Your Guide 

Your guide for the trip is an experienced ski instructor and high mountain guide, both of which are crucial in ensuring your safety in the mountains. He will have followed the evolution of the snow conditions at a local level over the season, meaning he knows the area like his back garden.

Does this suit me?

This holiday is a great introduction to the sport and is suitable for beginner and intermediate skiers who are looking to try out or improve their basic ski touring skills. 

We can really make the most of local snow and weather conditions, choosing shorter day tours whenever optimal conditions are forecasted.

If you are relatively fit and have had some experience skiing different snow conditions , then you should more than be able to join us.

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Included in your Price:

  • 7 nights bed and breakfast hotel accommodation

  • 6 days guided ski touring

  • Ski lift pass for off-piste ski day

  • Local transport 

  • A tree planted per person

  • Unlimited access to our personalised travel App with local information and everything you may need for your trip.

Not Included:

  • Travel to Gap

  • Ski touring equipment and avalanche safety pack. These are available to hire.

  • Evening meals 

  • Lunches - picnics from the local bakeries or restaurant lunches possible depending on your ski touring itinerary of the day (see with guide)

  • Guide tips

Accomodation Choice

Mon Hotel or the Olivades Hotel in Gap


  • Day 1 Arrival

  • Day 2 Off Piste Skiing Technique and High Mountain Safety

  • Day 3 La Palastre or Soleil Boeuf Day Tour (2595m)

  • Day 4 Vallon Froid et Vallon D’Ane et sommet de Coste Belle Devoluy

  • Day 5 Le Piolit (2463m)

  • Day 6 Ecrins National Park - Réallon Valley Le Penas la Gardette (2247m)

  • Day 7 Massif du Parpaillon, Col de L’Ane (2524m) from les Orres.

  • Day 8 - Home!

Getting there

The nearest train station is Gap. Gap is on the SNCF train service which has links from Paris (overnight sleeper), Valence, Grenoble or Marseilles.

The nearest airports are Grenoble, Lyon and Marseilles, both approximately 2,5hrs drive from us here in the Alps. In the winter the local ski resorts are also served with a regular snow bus from Marseilles airport

Easily book your domestic and international train travel with The trainline, integrating all services into one app.

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