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THE ASCENSION OF sainte foy By ESF

A day dedicated to ski touring! 

5th edition on Saturday, January 18, 2020

Each year, the ESF of Sainte Foy organises a day dedicated to ski touring followed by a night of ski touring. 

Between introduction and races, there is something for everyone with adapted activities!

Here, you can watch the video from the 2019 edition! 
Horaires et Tarifs

Discover the 2019 programme ( While waiting for the 2020 program)!


  • During the day : 
Ski touring excursions in small groups are organised.
Free entertainment in front of the ESF office awaits you.

  • During the evening : 
Participate in our legendary ski touring race at night,
And spend the evening at the bar of the Le Monal restaurant!

Contenu additionnel pleine largeur
DISCOVERY OUTING - 40€
For beginners and anyone who's always wanted to try ski touring, come and discover the discipline in small groups with ESF. You will be in total security.  
  • Introduction to ski touring,
  • Level: blue slopes in ski,
  • Meeting point in front of the ESF with your shoes and poles at 9.30am, return at 12.30pm,
  • Discovery of the ski touring equipment.
Ski touring skis are included in the price. Don’t forget your shoes and poles!
Don't forget to purchase your ski pass & insurance.
ADVENTURE OUTING - 70€
Outing for initiated people who want to feel real sensations in total safety.
Discovery of the amazing natural spaces of Sainte Foy with your ESF instructor in a group of 8 people.
  • Level: off-piste skiers,
  • Meeting point in front of the ESF with your equipment at 9.30am. Return at 2.30pm,
  • Savoyard picnic included,
  • Off-piste security reminder.
Opportunity to try the Blizzard & Plum equipment (according to availabilities).
Don't forget to purchase your ski pass & insurance.
NIGHT RACE - 15€
The ESF of Sainte Foy organises a ski tour at night with 2 races: 250m or 500m vertical drop.  
Open to everyone, initiated or experts !
  • Meeting point in front of the ESF from 4.00pm for registrations (15€ with meal included),
  • Departure at 7.00pm,
  • The descent will be on the marked route,
  • Your children can participate if they are at least 12 years old. Under 16 years old, teens have to be with an adult.
Opportunity to try the Blizzard & Plum equipment (according to availabilities). 

RECOMMENDATIONS :
  • Come with your ski touring equipment & headlamp, 
  • You have to be able to do 400m of positif altitude in 1 hour (for the 500m course)
and 250m of positiv altitude in 1 hour (for the 250m course).
  • Don’t forget to be insured in case of accident.

FREE ACTIVITIES
Free activities are organised by ESF Sainte Foy during the day.  
Meeting point in front of the ESF.
  • Discovery of the ski touring equipment,
  • Introduction to off-piste security/equipment, at 2.00pm,
  • Opportunity to try the Blizzard & Plum equipment, 
  • Pastries tasting, hot and cold drinks.