Club Tours programme 2024

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No Dates Title Type Organiser Grade Status Tour Description
1 2-15 Jan, can leave earlier 9 or 12 Jan The Grand Kyrgyzstan Ski Safari P

Andrey Golovachev IFMGA aspirant

E2 S3 M1 Completed Ski the Tian Shan Mts on an epic journey across Kyrgyzstan – a vast, free, and mountainous land of rugged beauty. 11 days of ski touring in 3 different areas, based in yurts and family-run guesthouses. 1000-1200m daily ascends. Safe & visa-free, flights via Istanbul
2 4 - 10 Feb Ski Touring Instructional Course P

Terry Ralphs, IFMGA

E1 S1 M1 Completed This an introductory instructional course which aims to increase confidence and ability in ski touring to enable members to take part in peer group trips. Based in Leysin with short ski tours around the Lämmerenhütte.
3 6 - 13 Jan Off-piste skiing Grimentz P

Graham Frost, IFMGA; Tom Saxlund BASI

E2 S2-4 M1 Completed Develop your off-piste skills and mountain awareness. A combination of ski coaching and guided day tours with Tom Saxlund (BASI 4) and Graham Frost (IFMGA guide). 6 full days tuition.
4 8 - 12 Jan Chamonix Day Tours P

Rick Marchant, IFMGA

E2 S2-3 M1-2 Completed Off-Piste and Day Tours. 5 days of guided skiing taking advantage of the best the Chamonix valley can offer. Members can organise their own accommodation for this week.
5 13 - 21 Jan Explore Ovronnaz C

Khalid Qasrawi

E3 S3 M2 Completed Exploring the passes and the peaks from the resort with lift assistance using the Magic Pass
6 15 - 19 Jan Chamonix off piste training P

Alison Thacker BASI

E1 S1-2 (6 places) and S3 (6 places) M1 Completed Accessibly priced course based on the well-established "Ski Performance for Mountaineers". 
7 16 - 21 Jan Aosta Day Tours P

Andy Perkins IFMGA

E1/2 S2/3 M1 Completed From a base in Aosta, the ski terrain of Courmayeur, La Thuile, Crevacol, Pila, Grand Saint Bernard and Gressoney are all within an hour’s drive. Rail transport possible. NOTE - this is a midweek start.
8 20 Jan - 27 Jan  Splugen, Grisons, Switzerland C

Paul Cook

E3 S2-3 M2 Completed A week of day tours based in the Swiss village of Splugen, stopping in self catering accommodation and using the post bus to access routes each day.
9 21 - 24 Jan Swiss Mountain Training Level 2 Avalanche Course P

Terry Ralphs, IFMGA

E1 S1 M1 Completed This avalanche course follows the Swiss mountain training level 2 avalanche awareness course which has been defined by the Swiss mountain guide association to provide a safer mountaineering experience.
10 22 - 26 Jan Vallorcine Day Tours P

Hannah Burrows-Smith IFMGA

E2 S3 M2 Completed 5 days of adventurous ski-tours and off-piste skiing based around the mountains above Vallorcine, Argentière and the Swiss village of Finhaut.
11 23 Jan - 26 Jan Nax, Valais, Switzerland C

Phil Jardine

E1 S1-5 M1 Completed Cabane Mt-Noble 2244m. Lift served off-piste and touring. We have exclusive use of this cozy 12 person hut in the middle of the tiny Nax lift system near Grimentz. 
12 25 - 26 Jan Skiing and Snow Safety P

Andy Perkins IFMGA

E1 S2/3 M1 Completed Skiing and Snow Safety, looking for the best snow and gaining confidence with technique. Rail transport possible.
13 26 Jan - 1 Feb Club Meet, Argentière C

Co-ordinator Jack Scriven, assisted by Graham Dudley

E1-3 S2-5 M1-3 1 Place Left This club meet is for independent skiers based in Argentière in the Chamonix valley. This is an excellent opportunity for members to get together and organise their own adventures. We have an option for steep ski coaching with Simon Christy and also some of Andy Perkins' skills training sessions.
14 27 - 28 Jan Skiing and Navigation P

Andy Perkins IFMGA

E1 S2 M1/2 Completed Skiing and Navigation; how to get to the right place on snow and on ski. Rail transport possible
15 27 Jan - 3 Feb Eagle's Seniors off-piste training week, hotel-based, in Klosters P

John Hogg IFMGA

E1-2 S2 M1 S3s welcome at a slower pace. Completed Off-piste training and easy day tours with lots of downhill off-piste instruction based in a comfortable hotel. Maximum party size of 10 persons.
16 29 - 30 Jan Skiing and Glacier Safety P

Andy Perkins IFMGA

E1 S2 M1/2 Completed Skiing and Glacier Travel; crevasse avoidance and what to do if someone falls in. Rail transport possible
17 2 Feb - 5 Feb Club Meet - FFCAM Chalet, Les Contamines C

Chris Miles, Co-ordinator

E1-3 S1-3 M1-3 Completed Club Meet based at the FFCAM hut in Les Contamines. This is an opportunity for members to ski together with no fixed programme from a comfortable hut. This meet could be tied together with the Argentiere meet.
18 3 - 10 Feb Briançon Day Touring C

Simon Watts

E3 S3/4 M2 Full Day touring on local peaks seeking out good lines within one hour of the town and staying in valley based accommodation. Low carbon travel with drive/train options TBC.
19 3 - 10 Feb Leaders Week P

Rick Marchant, IFMGA

N/A Completed Only Available to those on the Leader Development Programme
20 6 - 11 Feb Val Clarée P

Andy Perkins IFMGA

E1 S2 M1/2 Completed Comfortable hut to hut touring, ideal as a first tour and/or for more senior members. Note - this is a midweek start. Rail and bus transport possible.
21 10 - 17 Feb Arolla "Slightly Slower" day tours P

Graham Frost, IFMGA

E1 S2-3 M1 Completed Based in the Val d'Herens, this week is aimed at skiers who want to tour at a relaxed pace, climbing up to 500m each day, with long descents in some of the lesser-skied areas of the valley.
22 11 - 16 Feb- New dates 4 - 9 Feb. Younger Members Chamonix Week P

Will Harris IFMGA

E2/3 S2/3 M1/2 Completed Six days of day tours and off piste in the Chamonix valley and surrounding area, developing ski mountaineering skills and searching out the best descents. Preference given to applications from members in their 20’s and 30’s! Original week full- second week 4-9th Feb now available
23 17 - 24 Feb Bulgaria Backcountry Road Trip: Off-piste & Day Tours C

John Eames

E1-2 S3-4 M1 Full Off-piste skiing and lift-served access to touring amongst the hidden gems of the Rila & Pirin Mountains. Untracked snow, few other skiers and fascinating culture. Open to Alpine & Telemark skiers and split-boarders.
24 18 - 23 Feb Introduction to Alpine Ski Touring, Chamonix P

Will Harris IFMGA

E2/3 S2/3 M1 Cancelled A week spent honing the skills and techniques needed for safe alpine and glacier ski touring, with lots of great skiing thrown in too! For those new to the sport or looking to refresh their skills.
25 24 Feb - 2 Mar Tuxer Alps P

Tania Noakes, IFMGA

E1 S1/2 M1 Completed A week for novice or improving ski tourers based at the Lizumer Hütte, an authentic Austrian hut in the Tuxer alps near Innsbruck.
26 2 Mar - 10 Mar Albania C

Dave Cowell

E3/4 S4 M3 Full Exploratory ski-mountaineering in the Albanian Alps, based in Valbona. Steep skiing and mountaineering in a wild, spectacular environment. Hotel-based, but daily ascents are quite big (1400-1800m) with challenging terrain and conditions.
27 2nd – 9th March 2024 Silvretta Hut to Hut C

Declan Phelan

E2 S3 M3 Completed The Silvretta offers fine glaciated ski-touring and is popular for flexible touring options and good huts. This is an unguided, member led trip but would be suitable for newer or younger members with the right skills, but who lack an established history of touring with the club.
28 2 - 9 Mar Winter Rooms High Summits P

Graham Frost, IFMGA

E3 S2-3 M2 Completed Join us for a week of ski touring in the Valais. Using the quiet high mountain resorts of Evolene and Arolla as a base, we'll warm up on a local day tour on Sunday before heading to a hut to explore further afield in the Valais.
29 2 - 9 Mar Haute Maurienne Steep Coaching and Adventures P

Simon Christy

E2/3 S4/5 M1 Completed 6 days of steep off piste coaching and adventures, based in Termignon, in the Maurienne valley. Bonneval, Val Cenis, Aussois, La Norma, Valfréjus and more are within easy reach, with great terrain to test out & work on steep skiing skills & tactics.
30 2 - 9 Mar Eastern Turkey P

Will Harris IFMGA

E2 S3 M2 Completed An adventurous hut-based ski touring trip to the highest mountains in north Africa
31 3 - 9 Mar Queyras - Hut to Hut touring C

Dave Palmer

E3 S3 M2 Completed A return to St Veran in the Queyras area following great snow in 2023; too much in fact, so we are returning to hopefully ascend the peaks and complete the hut based circular day tours into Italy. This tour is scheduled to enable Eagles to follow on to John Hayward's valley based tour.
32 3 - 9 March Very Seniors Hotel based Touring week, Klosters, for members over 75. Maximum of 8 party members. P

John Hogg IFMGA

E1 S2 M1 Full Short, easy climbs from 300m to 500m at a very slow pace (200m/hour) with long runs downhill. Wonderful, personal, family run 3-star hotel in Klosters Dorf, close to all lifts and the train station to Davos.
33 10 -15 Mar Iceland - Exploring the Troll Penisula P

Owen Day. ACMG Ski Guide

E3 S3-4 M2-3 Completed This will be a fun filled 5 days of exploring the steep skiing of the Troll Peninsula. This area has many options for great ski lines in some stunning mountains. We’ll be based in the Dalvik area to make the most of easy roadside access, fun skiing and great Icelandic culture.
34 5 Mar - 15 Mar Kuhtai & Sellrain day tours C

Richard Davison

E1/S3/M2 Completed A two-centre visit to the Kuhtai and Sellrain area of Austria. The plan is to use a couple of valley bases and explore some of the day tours that the area offers. The plan is to spread the trip over ten days, allowing a bit more time to be spent at each location.
35 9 - 16 Mar Queyras Day Touring C

John Hayward

E2 S3 M2 Completed Day tours from a valley base (Abries or St Veran) with a possible hut overnight.
36 9 - 15 Mar Bivio changed to Klosters/Davos P

John Hogg IFMGA

E2 S3 M1 1 Place Left A hotel-based week of day tours for more advanced ski tourers who want daytime challenge and comfort in the evenings!
37 10 - 17 Mar Mont Thabor C

Neil Grant

E2 S3 M2 Completed A tour of Mont Thabor initially meeting in the valley and then ascending to refuge Terre Rouge
38 11 - 15 March Young Members Introduction to Ski Touring P

Hannah Burrows-Smith IFMGA

E1 S2 M1 Completed Based in south-west Switzerland, this is an introduction to touring combining valley-based day-tours with a 3-day journey to a mountain hut. For members of the club in their 20s and 30s.
39 13 - 20 Mar Vanoise Haute Route C

Steve Wright

E3 S3 M3 Completed A west to east traverse of the Vanoise, from Belleville to the Col d'Iseran. Staying in staffed refuges. Mid-week start, meeting in Bourg St Maurice. Low carbon travel to the tour is expected.
40 15 - 23 Mar Lepontine Alps C

Michael Aldridge

E3 S3 M2 Completed Starting and finishing in Val Formazza. The plan would be to ski peaks including for example Hohsandhorn, Ofenhorn, Blinnenhorn , Basodino and Cristallina using both Italian and Swiss huts but access in and out planned from the Italian side. 
41 15-22 Mar Nordic/Lightweight Alpine traverse of Dovrefjell, Norway C

Catherine Mangham

E2 M1 S2 Cancelled A trip for lightweight, this will pass through the national park with its wonderful arctic wildlife where weather can be harsh at times. Self-service DNT huts will be used and distances covered will be approx. 12-24km per day.
42 16 - 23 Mar Off-piste Skiing Grimentz P

Graham Frost, IFMGA; Tom Saxlund BASI

E2 S2-4 M1 Full Develop your off-piste skills and mountain awareness. A combination of ski coaching and guided day tours with Tom Saxlund (BASI 4) and Graham Frost (IFMGA guide). 6 full days tuition.
43 16 - 24 Mar Öztaler Alpen C

Khalid Qasrawi

E3 S3 M3 Completed This tour will reverse the traditional hut-to-hut route, starting at Mittelberg, Pitztal, and finishing in Obergurgl. There are many potential peaks on the way and maybe a winter room stay as well as serviced huts.
44 17 - 22 Mar Vanoise Hut-to-Hut touring P

Will Harris IFMGA

E2 S2/3 M2 Completed A week spent hut to hut ski touring in the Vanoise massif, traversing the glacial terrain between Val Thorens and the Grand Casse.
45 18 - 27 Mar Gildeskal, Norway C

Alan Sloan

E2 S3 M2 Completed E2 day tours for E2 tourers. Unfrequented coastal area Gildeskal and inland area Beiran south of Bodo. Many 700-1200m mountains in typical Norwegian terrain, no altitude issues. Follow up to successful 2022 and 2023 tours. Mon-Wed 9 nights.
46 20 - 27 Mar Vanoise peaks and descents C

Steve Wright

E3 S4 M4 Completed A valley-based week, of day tours to explore classic peaks and descents of the Vanoise. Mid-week start, low carbon travel to the tour is expected. This is an unguided, member led trip but would be suitable for newer or younger members with the right skills, but who lack a history with the club.
47 22 - 27 Mar Relaxed Silvretta P

Andy Perkins IFMGA and Kath Murphy IFMGA

E1/2 S2 M1 Completed This tour is for Eagles looking for a relaxed approach. For those needing a rest or a shorter day, we have consecutive nights in some of the most comfortable huts in the Alps! Note - this is a midweek start.
48 23 - 30 Mar Arolla "Slightly Steeper" day tours P

Graham Frost, IFMGA

E3 S4 M2 Completed Plenty of challenging skiing in the Val d'Herens accessed by lift from one of three areas. Exciting day tours in the Arolla region, with ascents of at least and 1000m and descents of around 40 degrees or more!
49 23 - 30 Mar West Oberland Haute Route P

Terry Ralphs, IFMGA

E2 S3 M2 Completed Traversing the Alpine range between the villages of Les Diablerets and Kandersteg. This is a delightfully scenic hut to hut tour offering fantastic ski descents.
50 24 - 29 Mar Val d'Anniviers Ski Tour P

Hannah Burrows-Smith IFMGA

E2 S3 M2 Completed A high-level hut-to-hut tour that travels amongst the spectacular scenery of rocky peaks and glaciers that surround the Val d'Anniviers.
51 26 Mar - 5 Apr Arctic Norway: Off the beaten track C

Brian Horn & Dave Smith

E3 S3/4 M2 Completed The aim is to make day tours to interesting summits and find the best skiing we can depending on the conditions.
52 31 Mar - 6 Apr Saas 4000er's P

Terry Ralphs, IFMGA

E3 S3 M2 Completed A circular high level ski tour, from Saas Fee, climbing the 4000m peaks of the Allalinhorn, Strahlhorn and Alphubel. This is a demanding high altitude ski tour with a big glacier experience.
53 6 - 13 Apr Sunnmøre C

Peter Edgerton

E2/3 S3 M2 Full Day touring from a valley base in this stunning alpine region of western Norway. Ascents of between 800m - 1200m can be expected and it may be possible to link one or two mountains with an overnight in a hut. 
54 6 - 14 Apr Haute Maurienne Circular C

Nick Hewitt

E3 S3 M3 Full The core of this tour is the famous Carro-Evettes traverse, extended by starting and finishing in Val d'Isere. Good huts and some long days but a great circular journey through these wonderful mountains. 
55 13 - 18 Apr Senja Day Tours P

Andy Perkins IFMGA

E2 S3 M1 Completed This island offers great options for coastal Arctic ski touring amid wild mountains! Accessible with a 2-3 hour drive from Tromso, the landscape could have been made for ski touring with ascents up to just under 1000m.
56 13 - 20 Apr Urner Haute Route P

Terry Ralphs, IFMGA

E3 S3 M2 Full A remote ski tour from Andermatt to Engelberg, climbing the sunny sides and descending the northern sides using traditional, small huts after a warm up day around Andermatt.
57 13 - 20 Apr Romsdal C

Andrew Duncan

E2/3 S3 M2 1 Place Left Day touring in Romsdal, one of the finest areas in central Norway for Ski-mountaineering.
58 13 - 20 Apr Stubai C

Roy Ruddle

E2 S2 M1 Full Two nights at Praxmar, Westfalenhaus and Winnebachseehütte, then retrace our steps to Praxmar so not over-committing. Various good peaks from each place.
59 16 -21 Mar Relaxed skiing in the Troll Peninsula - MOVED to MARCH P

Owen Day, ACMG Ski Guide

E2 S2-3 M2 Completed This will be a fun filled 5 days of exploring the steep skiing of the Troll Peninsula. This area has many options for great ski lines in some stunning mountains. We’ll be based in the Dalvik area to make the most of easy roadside access, fun skiing and great Icelandic culture.
60 20 - 27 Apr Narvik C

Steve Wright

E2/3 S3 M2/M3 Full Day tours from a comfortable base making ascents of around 1000-1200m daily. The area is noted for its superb descents with snow from summit to sea.
61 15 Apr - 6 May 4000m summits of Switzerland - 3 weeks 3 areas - mix and match C

Alain Hosley

E4 S3 M3/4 Available A tour split into 3 parts to look at doing numerous 4000m summits of Switzerland. The tour will run for 3 weeks with people able to mix and match weeks.
62 18 - 31 May Mont Blanc - Bikepacking and ski combo C

Mostyn Brown

E4 S4 M4 Full The premise is simple. Cycle from your front door carrying your skis strapped to your bike. Acclimatise with warm up routes around Chamonix before making an attempt on Mont Blanc. If cycling from the UK, you'll need at least a week either side of the two weeks in Chamonix (18-31 May).
63 30 July - 3 August Mountaineering skills for skiers, Chamonix P

Will Harris, IFMGA

E2 S1 M1 2 Places Left Five days of mountaineering skills training for members keen to advance to more technically demanding tours. The week will include the ascent of an alpine peak.
64 1-8 March (Fri to Fri) Seniors Ski Meet C

Phil Budden

E1, S2, M1-2 Available Seniors Ski tour