Backcountry

Cost Per Person
£2220
Start Date
03/02/2025
End Date
07/02/2025

Lift Accessed Off-Piste Backcountry Skiing

Our breathtaking Backcountry weeks stand alone as some of the most sought after off-piste ski courses anywhere! Using a combination of coaches 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 road to the adventure that is Backcountry!”

Limited time early bird discount! *

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+  See levels.

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.

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Essential Information

Time of Year
Winter
Days Per Week
5 full days, Monday to Friday
Hours Per Day
All day, with break for lunch
Skiers per group
6,7 or maximum 8 depending on conditions, itinerary, group level
SKI PASSES
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'.
Video Analysis
No
OFF PISTE Safety Equipment
Transceiver, shovel, probe, backpack (can be provided by Snoworks)
Helmet
Strongly recommended

*Courses based in France only

THIS COURSE WILL REQUIRE TOURING SKIS AND SKINS

INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:

  • Half board accommodation for 7 nights in the hotel Tuc Blanc in a twin shared room from Sunday 2 February 2025
  • Backcountry course
  • Return airport group transfers from Tolouse 
  • Single rooms available at a supplement of £350.00 – please contact the office for availability

PLEASE DO NOT BOOK FLIGHTS UNTIL ADVISED BY THE OFFICE

Transfer details:
Please arrive in Tolouse on 2 February between 11.00 and 17.00.  Transfers will depart from Baqueira on Sunday 9 February between 06.30 and 16.30.  Please note this is a shared transfer and there may be a wait of up to 2 hours/earlier departure from resort to accommodate different flight times.  If you stay in Tolouse overnight on Saturday 1 February you are not guaranteed to be on the first transfer departing on Sunday.

Note: prices do not include tourist tax which is €1.00 per person per day and payable at the hotel.