Ski Touring blends the skills of the alpinist with that of the Off Piste Skier allowing the traverse of massifs on ski, the ability to cross cols and for those of a mountaineering persuasion, to bag some summits.
A classic Ski Tour in the Eastern Alps hopping along the frontier between Austria and Switzerland. This excellent high level tour starts in the Galtur-Ischgl valley before traversing between some particularly good huts. The days are relatively short making an ideal introduction to a lengthier hut to hut tour or giving some time to ascent the odd peak such as the Piz Buin (3312m).
Chamonix Day Tours
Chamonix offers plenty of potential for short 'Day Tours'. For those prepared to use the lift system and skin for a short duration the opportunities to access some big "down" is massive. And let's face it for most of us it's all about the descent...