Snowshoeing in the Alps

Snowshoeing in the Alps from Undiscovered Alps

By: Undiscovered Alps  18/10/2010
Keywords: outdoors, france, walking holidays

Listen to the satisfying crunch of snow beneath your feet as you trek through pristine winter wildernesses under the deep blue skies and sunshine of the Southern French Alps! Snowshoeing has to be one of the best ways to explore the mountains in winter.

8 Day Snowshoeing Holiday: 798€ per person
15 Jan - 22 Jan 2011 - PLACES AVAILABLE
19 - 26 February 2011 - PLACES AVAILABLE

Price includes:

7 nights half board accommodation (evening meal and breakfast) in a fantastic

• Guided snowshoeing -  3 half days and 2 full days with qualified professionals - accompagnateur en montagne or UIAGM high mountain guide.

• Snowshoes and poles

• Maps and advice for walks and things to do in your free time

• Return transfers from Gap train station. 

• Transport to and from the snowshoe walks.

A week of guided snowshoeing in staying in a fantastic little Auberge in the wild alpine valley of Champoleon.

No previous snowshoeing experience is needed. Suitable for people of average fitness - regular dog walkers, gym goers or hill walkers wanting an active week in the winter wilderness!

During the week you will discover one of the most dramatic and beautiful national parks in the Alps - the Ecrins National Park, you will see chamois, ibex, maybe a wild boar and plenty of birds. There are even wolves in the proximity. Snowshoe through forests, over frozen lakes, across open snow meadows, up to a summit, over a col or along the valley floor with the mountains in all their winter glory towering over you.

Keywords: activity holidays, france, mountains, outdoors, walking holidays