Highlights of the stay
- A unique experience of snowshoeing in wild landscapes.
- One night in a mountain hut opened especially for us.
- A workshop to teach you how to create a shelter in the snow.
Snowshoe stay (2 days / 1 night) in the mountains in the middle of winter above Lake Annecy with a workshop for building a snow shelter.
Day 1: Ascent to the hut by l'Anglettaz & Snow shelter workshop Up 840m Down 80m 4h30 walking
Meeting at 8:30 am in Villaz. Briefing and verification of equipment. Then short carpool to reach the start of the itinerary. We will go up to the hut via the Anglettaz. After the picnic, we will approach the workshop to build a snow shelter. At the end of the afternoon, we will go to the shelter to help prepare the evening meal.
Overnight in the shelter.
Lodging: Shelter. Meals: Noon & evening.
Day 2: Descent via the cave of hell Up 200m Down 950m 5h walking
After breakfast, it is time to put the snowshoes back on. We leave the refuge to reach our starting point via the cave of hell.
Meals: Morning & noon.
Level required for this outing: Confirmed (See the article on snowshoe levels for self-assessment)