About our guides

Maison des Guides et de la Montagne

Maison des guides et  de la montagne de VAL THORENS is a small company of ski instructors, trekking guides and mostly « UIAGM ski & mountain guides », specialized in ski-touring, ice climbing , backcountry skiing and OFF-PISTE. We offer to guide you and make you share our passion for mountains and skiing ! Maison des guides et de la montagne de Val Thorens, created by UIAGM mountain guides, is run by mountain guides. climbing instructors and ski teachers.

Open 365 days per year, we guide and teach from November to June in Val Thorens – 3 Valleys, even all may & june in Val Thorens as well as on the 4000 meters peaks of Switzerland and Italy (Gran Paradiso, Monte Rosa). After May 8th the ski resorts are closed but the snow is so good in altitude)!

We don’t only guide and care for safety on skis, at the same time we make you improve technically, as we have a high standard teaching skills. You will enjoy more when skiing & climbing with us. We are able to guide and TEACH in english, spanish, portuguese, russian, french, italian, german…..

We teach ice climbing in Val Thorens from November to mid-April.

Our guides

Yves ASTIER-PERRET
UIAGM mountain guide
Cross-country ski instructor

Carine SAIAG
Mid-mountain guide
Ski instructor

André BIANCHINI
Mid-mountain guide
Ski instructor

Olivier OUDARD
UIAGM mountain guide

Benoît VUILLERMOZ
UIAGM mountain guide