This is for the days of Powder Alert. These are days“one shot” the program is decided a few hours before: where there is snow, we go! Courmayeur, Alagna, Chamonix, La Grave, Verbier… all the places that make you dream, but there are others less famous but very tasty. If you have a day off and do not know what to do… well this is a good way to pass the time.

Activity: Ski Freride

  • Duration: 1 days
  • Period: (depending on snow conditions) from 21/12 to 31/04
  • Technical difficulty: start from INTERMEDIATE: excellent skiers with every type of snow on slopes up to 40°, good experience of ski tours, well-established ski mountaineering technique, able to face slopes with transport of skis on backpack and habit to the use of ice axe and crampons on snow, rock and ice.
  • Physical preparation: start from INTERMEDIATE good skiers on every type of slope and snow conditions, able to adapt their own style to go down black slopes with a backpack of about 8 kg, sufficient experience to face short passages with crampons on mixed terrain (snow, rock) and some ski touring experience (basic techniques).
  • Persons: min 1 – max 6


1 person 330.€

2 persons 165.€/pax

3 persons 110.€/pax

4 persons 85.€/pax

5 persons 66.€/pax

6 persons 55.€/pax

The tariff includes

  • assistance of the UIAGM certified Alpine Guide
  • insurance RC
  • loan of common safety equipment

The tariff does not include

  • insurance (recommended) search and rescue with coverage (5€ per person for 1 day)
  • any personal equipment (ARTVA, shovel, probe and ABS backpack): 25€/day per person until stocks last
  • lifts and lifts
  • Alpine Guide expenses (transfers, facilities and food) to be shared among all participants
  • transfers and food
  • all that is not specified in “The tariff includes” / Michele +393402687538

Personal Equipment:

  • ARTVA + shovel + probe (mandatory)

    freeride ski with ski mountaineering attachment + poles

    boots for freeride

    backpack 30 l

    ABS backpack

    helmet for skiing


    longe or daisychain

    carabiner with ring nut


    classic crampons with hoof

    1l min bottle or thermos

    energy bars or dried fruit

    first aid kit (thermal blanket, elasto, compeed, aspirin, painkillers, …)



    wool cap or hat with inner fleece

    buff (neck cover)

    ski socks and socks

    fiber turtleneck (second layer)

    waterproof jacket (gore-tex, pac-lite, conduit…) shell type (fourth layer)

    ski gloves n.1 pair

    spare light gloves n.1 pair

    windstopper mesh or insulating garment type primaloft (third layer)

    mask for skiing

    Glacier/high mountain sunglasses

    ski pants with possible tights

    down jacket (optional)

    waterproof overpants (gore-tex®, Paclite®)

    Breathable T-shirt (first layer)


It is essential that participants follow the instructions given by the Mountain Guides before and during the activities and respect any change of program chosen to ensure their safety.

The rates for facilities, transfers and shelters may be subject to changes established and applied by the operators, without any responsibility attributable to Michele Viano Mountain Guide.

The shares indicated in section“The tariff does not include” they are to be considered indicative and therefore subject to possible variations.

For all itineraries and activity programs, Michele viano Mountain Guide reserves the right to change according to conditions (weather, accessibility, shelters) and physical preparation of the participants.

The periods indicated for the performance of the activities are subject to variations related to the weather conditions and the physical state of the places (snow, soil conditions, etc.)as well as necessarily dependent on the dates of opening/closing of the ski lifts, established seasonally/annually by the operators of the same and therefore in no way imputable to Michele Viano Mountain Guide.



During the performance of the activities, each participant is covered by the RCT insurance of the guide responsible for the activity. This policy covers customers for any damage suffered as a result of negligence committed by the Guide. Personal accident insurance is recommended.


The prices indicated refer to the cost of the Guide. Costs of driving (food and/or accommodation in shelters, bars, hotels, etc.; cable car expenses; transfer fees if the same travels with clients; etc.) shall be borne by the participants and shall be shared equally.

For some activities is included in the price the use of personal material made available by the organization (harnesses, helmets, ice axes, crampons, ARTVA devices, etc.); by contacting us you can get detailed information about this.

For less than 200 € the full amount must be paid at the time of booking*. For costs exceeding 200 € a deposit of 50% of the total price will be due; it must be received at the time of booking*.


If the customer withdraws from the contract within 20 business days prior to the activity, no percentage of the total price will be retained.

If the customer withdraws from the contract on a date prior to the 10 working days preceding the agreed activity, an amount of 10% of the fee will be retained.

If the customer withdraws from the contract at a later date the 10 working days preceding the agreed activity, an amount of 50% of the fee will be retained.

If the cancellation takes place within 24 hours prior to the trip, the amount withheld will be 100% of the fare due.

In case of cancellation by the organizer the client can:

take advantage of the same offer in the following period;

take advantage of an offer with the same price;

take advantage of an offer with a lower price (with refund of the price difference);

withdraw from the contract at no additional cost and with refund of the balance or advance already paid.


The Activity Guide may vary or justifiably cancel the programme.This decision is at the complete discretion of the Guide responsible.

The Guide may propose different solutions indicating any additional costs to be borne by the customer. This proposal may or may not be accepted by customers.

In the event that there is a difference between the agreed and the provided services, the organizer will reimburse the customer within the limits of the difference.

* Unless otherwise agreed between the organizer and the client at the time of booking.

and therefore in no way imputable to Michele Viano Mountain Guide.

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