Snowshoeing weekend in the Champsaur (Hautes-Alpes)

Duration : 2 days

France, Southern Alps

Level : intermediate

from 310 € / p. from 4 to 8 persons

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Description

I propose you to go, the time of a weekend, to the surroundings of Gap for a discovery snowshoeing stay.

This one is mainly aimed at people who want to discover the snowshoeing activity and who are not especially great sportsmen. The efforts are not violent and the differences in altitude are modest.

The main thing is of course to have fun and enjoy the beautiful landscapes of the Champsaur valley, under the sun of the Hautes-Alpes, while walking at your own pace!

If you want to enjoy the winter mountains for a longer time, I propose a 4 days snowshoeing trip in the Champsaur or a week to discover different massifs of the Hautes-Alpes.

Program

D0 (Friday): Welcome in Gap from 6pm at the gite La Radiaire.
Adjustment and presentation of the equipment.

D1 (Saturday): Wildlife outing in the Champsaur valley.
Snowshoeing is not only a goal in itself, today it will allow us, in the Champoléon or Prapic valleys, to observe chamois and ibex with binoculars and spotting scope.
Snack on the spot, return around 4pm.

D2 (Sunday): Snowshoeing in the Serre Eyraud area.
Relaxing day in the forest, with a slow ascent to the mountain huts. We will take a few steps to discover the top of the valley and the snowy north faces. Nice show in perspective!
Return around 4pm, departure from the gite on Sunday around 5 / 6pm.

The price includes

  • Supervision by the mountain leader.
  • Loan of snowshoes and sticks, as well as the safety kit (avalanche beacon / shovel / probe).
  • Your meals during your stay.
  • Lodging.
  • Price:
    • 310€ per person.
    • Group of 4 people: 1200€ or 300€ per person.
    • Group of 8 people: 1520€ or 190€ per person.

The price does not include

  • Transport to and from the lodge (possibility of picking you up at the train station in Gap).
  • Transport during your stay, possibility of carpooling.
  • Drinks and additional expenses.
  • Anything not mentioned in "The price includes".

Accommodation

La radiaire  lodge in Gap.

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