Snowshoeing week-end around Annecy

Come and experience a unique snowshoe trek in the middle of winter. The plateau des Glières is the ideal place for this activity. The terrain is hilly and soft. The landscapes are beautiful and the place is wild. All the conditions are there to escape and discover nature. We will spend the night in an old mountain pasture farm and share a good Savoyard meal. For the most motivated, we will go for a walk in the moonlight and maybe we will have the chance to observe animals...
2 days / 1 night
Next training :From 16 January To January 17, 2021
PRICE PER PERSON FOR A MINIMUM OF 6 PARTICIPANTS2 days / 1 nightInformation at +33 623 436 355
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Departure guaranteed from 6 participants (and according to availability of accommodation).

Highlights of the stay

- A snowshoeing experience in wild and historic landscapes (High-place of resistance).

- Accommodation in the mountains with a typical refuge atmosphere.

- The typical Savoyard dishes of the Glières plateau.

Day 1 : La montagne des Auges    Up 400m Down 400m     6h00 walking

The first day of the hike begins with a loop on the Glières plateau. Depending on the weather and snow conditions, we will reach the Auges mountain, which will offer us a breathtaking panorama of Mont Blanc and the Aravis. The lunch break will take place in an old mountain pasture farm where we will be able to taste the typical Savoyard products (potato fritters, tartiflette, etc.)

Overnight in a cottage (in a dormitory).

Day 2 : La montagne des Frêtes   Up 400m Down 400m    6h00 walking

On the second day, we will head for the mountain of frêtes. We will travel off-road in the snow-laden spruce forest in search of animal track. Your guide will explain the basics of building a snow shelter. After a picnic in the middle of nature, it will be time to find your way back.

Walking times are calculated from an average speed defined in the hiking difficulty levels sheet. These are indicative times that do not include breaks. The itinerary may be slightly modified for security reasons (weather, level of participants) or for organisational reasons (availability of accommodation).

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Good to know about the training
Snowshoeing week-end around Annecy

The price includes
Supervision by a qualified mountain guide.
The loan of snowshoes, poles and a headlamp for the night walk.
Accommodation in a refuge (dormitory) with half board (evening meal and breakfast).
Meals for both lunches (picnic or restaurant).
The price doesn’t include
Emergency and repatriation insurance (Mandatory).
Cancellation insurance (Recommended).
Transportation to the starting point of the hike.
The drinks.
Safety equipment (Arva/Shovel/Sonde) mandatory for avalanche risks greater than 4.
Anything not indicated in the "price includes" section.
Supervision
Departure is guaranteed for a group of at least 6 participants.
The group, made up of a maximum of 10 participants, will be supervised by a French mountain guide with a state diploma.
Level
« Confirmed »: A hike of moderate difficulty. A good condition and physical preparation are desirable. 500 to 700m of altitude difference and 5 to 6 hours of walking on average per day. Some passages may take place on steep terrain requiring good ease and technique. Experience in snowshoeing is recommended.
Period
From mid-December to mid-April (depending on availability of accommodation and weather/nivological conditions).
Travel organized by the Quartz association
Une organisation du Bureau des Guides d'Annecy
Affiliée à l’Apriam
344 chemin de l’oratoire 74290 Alex
Immatriculation Atout France
IM 073.10.0023
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