Ski touring is a sport which combines two activities of great fascination: ski and alpinism. It regards ascents and tours in the mountains, featuring a high difference in altitude and off-piste descents.
The ascent is done with special skis which are applied skins (generally seal skins) under, to improve the grip with the snow. It can also be an ascent with some climbing moments to reach the peak and generally skis are carried on the backpack.
Physical training and experience are crucial, but satisfaction after a day like this is guaranteed. The ascent is for sure the part requiring more physical and mental effort, but the descent in powder snow sho