Winter in Annecy Mountains: Ski touring, off-piste skiing, snowshoeing and ice climbing.
Winter in Annecy is a real pleasure, you are 30 minutes from all ski resorts: Le Semnoz (20 minutes) La Clusaz and Le Grand Bornand (30 minutes) La Sambuy (45 minutes).
You will enjoy relaxing in a spa after a good day of snowshoeing or ski touring in the Massif des Bauges or Aravis, the old town of Annecy is full of restaurant where the chef will make you enjoy a great fade at the fire ... Far from the crowd of ski resorts, you can also enjoy the beautiful winter lights on Lake Annecy ....
The fir trees are laden with snow, the calm is perceptible and the air of an incredible purity, it is normal you are on the mountain Semnoz ... here you enjoy your day over the clouds and Lake Annecy , the view is beautiful, it is a panorama of the Alps ... maybe you will have the chance to cross an ermine or wild grooses!
The cold, the ice cascades and the adrenaline, you climb on the paths of gels which fill every year the lake of Annecy, they are stiff and sometimes easy, the waterfalls of ice which surround the lake of Annecy are real wonders of nature. Equipped with ice axes and crampons, our guides lead ropes of frosted stunt on these ephemeral structures that continue to make us dream.
The Annecy's favorite sport for many generations, the Annecy guides come out almost daily on ski touring, they know the little secret corners of Bauges and Aravis but also other nearby mountains such as the Mt Blanc Massif and the famous Vallée Blanche.
The Vanoise is also not very far and when spring returns, we do not hesitate to change "floor" like cows that go back in the Alps. If you go skiing in Annecy
Backcountry skiing &Freeride
Cradle of freeride and freeski La Clusaz resort is the "spot" of Annecy guides, for lovers of off-piste and powder snow with a peak at over 2500m altitude.
The ski lifts make it possible to chain many descents as wild as inaccessible, some even require to walk a little, or even the use of the rope. You enter the wonderful world of pre-Alps with a spectacular view of the Mt Blanc massif.