SNOWSHOEING - MOUNTAIN HUT REFRESHMENTS

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A super snowshoe hike with the added bonus of refreshments in a mountain hut. Adapted for children and adults alike to discover the joys of snow.
(Price of refreshments is not included in the price of the outing)


The program also features

Every day from 9am to 12pm and 1.15pm to 4.15pm (except on Wednesdays afternoon - Snowshoeing and mountain hut refreshments)
Morning or afternoon, we offer a selection of routes adapted to discover the joys of snowshoeing. The specific hike is chosen by the mountain leader depending on the conditions at the moment and where you wish to go.
With our expertise, we will propose the most relevant sites to develop your curiosity about the mountain environment.
 
Tuesday: Snowshoeing and aperitif at 4.30pm
At dusk, by the light of your head torches, enjoy the atmosphere of a snowshoeing outing to taste local "Savoyard" products around a mulled wine.

Thursday: Mountain Fauna at 4.30pm
A pleasurable hike that takes advantage of the winter conditions to follow in the footsteps of the local fauna. Chamois, ibex, owls. Equipped with a long view and our snowshoes, we go in search of their tracks!


 
FURTHER INFORMATION

You will find in this section, all the information about this activity. For any further information please contact our advisors (contact details above).

Duration : 3 to 4 hours in total. 2h to 2h30 hiking

Area of activity : In Chamonix valley depending on snow conditions

Level : It is essential to choose a destination that is adapted to your level in order for you to get the maximum out of your outing.
This day is a hike, with no technical skills required. However it is advised to have a good physical condition to enjoy this day to its fullest.
EQUIPMENT
You will find in this section all the information about the different equipment that is required. Since weather conditions can be very variable, it is better to have several thin layers rather than to have one big garment.

Equipment 
- Back pack
- Hiking boots
- Snowshoes
- Poles

Clothing
- Classic clothing adapted for outdoor activities.  
- Windproof jacket
- A pair of gloves
- Hat

Accessories
- A pair of sun glasses category 4
- High protection sun cream
- A water bottle that contains a minimum 1,5 L
- Snack

Partners
There is the possibility to rent your equipment at a preferential price from one of our partner sports shops. Sanglard Sports & Ravanel & Co

The group formula associates people who do not necessarily know each other. It is ideal for people looking for group friendliness and attractive prices.

Dates (group session): On Wednesdays from December to April depending on snow conditions

Meeting Point (group session) : 15 minutes before departure at the Compagnie des guides in Chamonix

Supervision (group session): Group of 8 people maximum per guide. 
Children, minimum 12 years old accompanied by a parent.

Price 2021 (group session): 40€ per person
3 half day trips : 117€

Included in the price :
- Mountain leader services
- Technical equipment: snowshoes and poles
- Transfer

Not included in the price :
- Hiking boots
- Lift passes if needed
- Refreshments

Group: The group is assured with a minimum of 3 people.
Maximum 8 people per guide.