The focus of this weekend is on gaining backcountry knowledge and skills, a chance for hands on practical experiences set in the stunning surroundings of the Argentiere Glacier, in Chamonix. The camp will be coached, led and inspired by some of Europe’s top female mountain guides and instructors
The weekend starts off with a SCOTT 11*12 ski test, an avalanche lecture, and prize draw dinner on Friday 8th April at Le Vert Hotel, with guest speaker Zoe Hart.
Saturday 9th will see the women gather at Grand Montets for a day of workshops from the best in the business. There will be clinics on ski technique, touring skill, transceiver skills and glacier travel and the possibility to test Scott`s 11*12 freeride mountaineering skis.
The accommodation for the Saturday night will be in the famous refuge d’Argentiere where dinner bed and breakfast will be provided. The refuge sits on the edge of the Argentiere glacier at 2760m, with a view of Mt Dolent, the meeting point of France, Switzerland and Italy.
Sunday 10th brings various ski/ board tours from the refuge with mountain guides. Le Rusticana in Argentiere then generously provide us with a gourmet buffet while the raffle draw in aid of ‘'Christchurch Earthquake Appeal'
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