Snowshoeing: La clusaz - Manigod

Snowshoeing: La clusaz - Manigod

La Clusaz and Manigod are typical high Savoyard mountain villages. They are located at the foot of the imposing Aravis mountain range and its numerous combes, a paradise for off-piste skiers. We are also in the heart of the reblochon country, this world famous cheese. This pastoral history has shaped the natural spaces creating a mosaic of varied landscapes. It is within this framework that we propose you to discover the most beautiful itineraries of the area. You will evolve in undergrowth, on off-trail portions and then after a little effort you will reach the summits to enjoy exceptional panoramas.
La clusaz - Manigod
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Snowshoeing at the foot of the Aravis

Snowshoeing at the foot of the Aravis

Many itineraries can be done in half a day (about 3 hours). At the Aravis pass, a loop is possible via the plachaux and the Cornet ridge. We are then at the border between Savoie and Haute-Savoie. The atmosphere here is more vertical, more alpine and the view on the Mont-Blanc is sublime. It is not uncommon to observe chamois here as well. The head of the Danay, this modest summit above La Clusaz, is a beautiful goal in itself because it is a magnificent viewpoint on the Aravis. The plateau of Follières, which is located above the Maison des bois where the famous restaurateur Marc Veyrat works, is also a "snowshoeing" destination that is not to be missed in the area.
For day trips, we will go further west in the direction of Mount Charvin. We will have the choice between the classic Sulens mountain, or less frequented routes such as the Pointe d'Orsière or the Tour map.

Level required for this outing: From beginner to confirmed (See the article on snowshoe levels for self-assessment)

You have understood that the choice is wide and the mountain leader in charge of the outing will adapt the itinerary to the level of the group and to the weather and snow conditions to ensure your safety and for everyone to enjoy themselves.

Want to discover other sectors? We also propose outings to plateau des Glières and Le Grand-Bornand.

To go further : Night in a refuge // Snowshoeing week-end " Wellness " in the heart of the Aravis  // Snowshoeing week-end on the Glières plateau // Snowshoeing " by night "

For a personalized experience, take advantage of the private commitment of a mountain leader who will concoct a tailor-made program for you.

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Snowshoeing: La clusaz - Manigod

The price include
Supervision by a qualified hiking guide.
The loan of snowshoes and poles.
The price does not include
Transportation until the start of the hike, picnic, drinks, any lifts.
Anything that is not listed in the "price includes" section.
Schedule and meeting place
Rendezvous at 8:45 or 1:15pm on the snow front.

Morning: 9h - 12h
Afternoon: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Day: 9am - 4pm
COLLECTIVE OUTING: Confirmed outings only from 5 people booked / niche. Groups can be formed up to a maximum of 10 participants / 1 mountain leader.
Required level
From "Beginner" level for half-day outings to "Confirmed" level for full-day outings.
Participant’s personal equipment
Warm, high and waterproof hiking or snow shoes (no Moon Boot or low-top sneakers!!!) suitable for snowshoeing, warm, breathable clothing adapted to the weather (fleece, down jacket, windproof and waterproof jacket, gloves or mittens, hat), backpack for picnics or snacks, water (1L for half days to 2L for full days), sunscreen, cap, sunglasses (mask in strong wind)

Do not hesitate to contact us for an equipment advice

For safety reasons, people who do not have the right equipment on the day of the outing may be refused by the mountain leader and the outing will not be refunded

Activities guides Snowshoeing: La clusaz - Manigod

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Meeting place
Snow front of the cross-country ski trails at Col de la croix fry
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