Night in a refuge and initiation to ski touring

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Duration:
2 half days + one night

Location :
Refuge de Bostan, Signal de Bostan

Services included in the price:
Supervision by a UIAGM High Mountain guide from the Bureau des Guides et Accompateurs
from Samöens.
Half board at the Bostan refuge (Savoyard fondue-type meal)
Rental of all specific equipment for the practice of optional ski touring, i.e.
ski boots sticks sealskins. Pellisier Sport
Loan of safety equipment: shovel, probe, transceiver

Hours :
Departure at 1:30 p.m. from the Guides Office and return the next day at 12 p.m.
Number of participants:
4 minimum and 8 maximum

Price:
160 € per person
125 € per person without ski equipment

Dates:
The two weeks of Christmas and the 4 weeks of February with a departure on Thursday at 2 p.m. and a return on
Friday at 12 p.m.

Level:
Good level in skiing (black slope) with some notions of off-piste

Description:
D1 Ascent to the Bostan refuge + safety exercises
Meeting at the Guides Office then after checking the equipment we reach the parking lot for
Allamands by car (carpooling). Explanations of the operation of the equipment (fasteners
shoes, ski).
2h (650mD +) of ascent will allow us to reach the warm refuge of Bostan. After having
got acquainted with the guard and installed our things we will do some exercises of
avalanche victim search. This will be an opportunity to learn how to use the devices of
security of which we are in possession (shovel, probe, transceiver)
Friendly evening at the refuge with Savoyard meal (example fondue)

D2 Ascent to the Bostan signal and beautiful descent of 1000m
Wake up at 7:30 am, breakfast then departure around 9 am towards the Tête de Bostan. Nice descent
overlooking the Dents Blanches and the Avoudrues via the Chavonnes (1000mD-).
Return to the car park then the Guides Office at 12 noon

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