"WELLNESS" SNOWSHOEING WEEKEND IN THE HEART OF THE ARAVIS

We suggest you to discover, during a weekend, the magnificent snow-covered regions of the Aravis massif with snowshoes. Our starting point will be a magnificent alpine chalet tastefully renovated, lost in the upper Fier valley at the foot of Mont Charvin. Small cocoon equipped with a swimming pool, sauna, fireplace, which you will enjoy in the evening after walking all day in the fresh snow of Haute-Savoie. The star-shaped stay will allow us to adapt to the snow conditions of the moment and the level of the participants. We will explore the most beautiful snowshoeing areas of the Aravis (Plateau de Beauregard, Col des Aravis, Les Confins above La Clusaz, etc.).
Massif des aravis
Intermediate
2 days / 2 nights
Next training :From 26 March To March 28, 2021
PRICE PER PERSON FOR A MINIMUM OF 6 PARTICIPANTS2 days / 2 nightsInformation at +33 623 436 355
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Highlights of the stay

- A star-shaped snowshoeing experience in wild landscapes.

- A "cosy" accommodation equipped with a sauna, swimming pool to relax in the evening.

- A quality cuisine made from local products.

Day 1: Arrival at the refuge in the late afternoon

Accommodation : Refuge. Meals: evening.

Day 2 : Le plateau de beauregard    D+ 380m D- 380m    4h00 walking

Early morning carpooling to the Fry Cross Pass.

The Beauregard plateau is a classic snowshoeing area. Both wild and with soft reliefs, it will allow to approach this first day gradually. We will start from the col de la croix Fry for a loop through the wild plateau of Les Folières. The return will be via the Pointe de Beauregard and its magnificent panoramic view of the Aravis and the Clusaz.

Accommodation: Refuge. Meals: Morning, Lunch & Dinner.

Day 3 : La tête du Danay    D+ 560m D- 560m    5h00 walking

Morning carpooling to saint-jean-de-sixt.

On the second day, we will head towards the Tête du Danay. We will loop from the heights of Saint-jean-de-sixt towards the Danay refuge. At the top, we can discover another view of the Aravis mountain range. The return will be by the col des mouilles and its old alpine chalets.

Meals: morning & noon.

Level required for this outing: Intermediate (See the article on snowshoe levels for self-assessment)

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Good to know about the training
"WELLNESS" SNOWSHOEING WEEKEND IN THE HEART OF THE ARAVIS

The price includes
Supervision by a qualified mountain guide.
The loan of snowshoes, poles.
Accommodation in a refuge with half board in a room (2 nights, and evening meal for day 1 and 2 and breakfast for day 2 and 3).
The picnics of the two lunches.
The price doesn’t include
Emergency and repatriation insurance (Mandatory).
Cancellation insurance (Recommended).
Transport to the starting point of the hikes.
The drinks.
Period
From mid-December to mid-April (depending on availability of accommodation and weather/nivological conditions).
Number of participants
COLLECTIVE OUTING: Confirmed outings only from 6 people booked / niche. Groups can be formed up to a maximum of 10 participants / 1 mountain leader.
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
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

Activities guides "WELLNESS" SNOWSHOEING WEEKEND IN THE HEART OF THE ARAVIS

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