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Off-Piste Ski Backcountry

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Our breathtaking Backcountry weeks stand alone as some of the most sought after off-piste ski course experiences anywhere! Using a combination of instructors and mountain guides, our all day courses are designed to give you a blend of off-piste skills development with unforgettable off-piste experiences.

We have different groups for different levels available from ‘Front-Side’ off piste skiers through to expert/elite off-piste skiers. See levels.

Another fantastic week with the Snoworks team!  Their enthusiasm, passion and sheer skill are inspirational. What a refreshing change to have such a straight forward no nonsense approach to exploring the mountain. A fantastic balance allowing people to challenge personal boundaries within a safe but testing environment. The piste is now purely a motorway to the adventure that is Backcountry!

Lift Accessed Off-Piste Backcountry Skiing

Minimum ski ability requirements for this course
Level 5 upwards. All dates: Skiers who are competent to ski off-piste Backcountry. See levels.
Level 4+ upwards. On certain Off-Piste Backcountry Courses we run groups starting at level 4+. These are skiers who have some off-piste experience to the sides of lifts. See levels. Check with office for dates.

Other requirements for this course
Skiers who have a good level of fitness to ski all day off piste with a break for lunch.
The ability to get up unaided after a fall is essential.


Essential Information

Time of Year
Days Per Week
5 full days, Monday to Friday
Hours Per Day
All day, with break for lunch
Skiers per group
Average 6, maximum 8 depending on conditions, itinerary, group level
Purchase in resort - full resort area pass required
Ski Equipment
Off-Piste skis, ideally 95mm plus underfoot but depends on level - Book with Snoworks. See Snoworks Blog 'How To Select Skis'.
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OFF PISTE Safety Equipment
Transceiver, shovel, probe, backpack provided by Snoworks
Strongly advised


  • Half board accommodation in a twin ensuite shared room in the hotel Tuc Blanc from  2 – 9 February 2020
  • Backcountry course fee for 5 full days
  • Return airport transfers from Tolouse

No course only bookings available on this course.  Deposit required to confirm = £175.00

Limited amount of single rooms available at a supplement of £239.00


We will be skinning with touring skis for some of the course days, depending on weather and snow conditions.  Touring skis with skins are required for the course duration.  Some extra costs will be incurred for snow cats and taxis.  There may be a heliski option for an additional cost in resort.