Snowshoeing weekend in the Dévoluy (Hautes-Alpes)

Duration : 2 days

France, Northern Alps, Southern Alps

Level : initiate, occasional practice of activity and effort

from 120 € / p. from 1 to 12 persons

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Description

Located in the departments of Isère and Hautes-Alpes, the Dévoluy massif rhymes with snowshoes hikes at the foot of sumptuous cliffs and through wild valleys.

The passes and peaks offer exceptional views of the Southern Alps.

The outing in the Charnier valley which enters in the heart of Dévoluy at the foot of the Grand Ferrand, will take you to Charnier pass to discover a vast horizon on the peaks.

Program

D1 (Saturday): Welcome to the cottage around 12pm / 12.30pm for a picnic.
Departure at 1pm for a hike to the Col du Rabou that is reached by browsing a vast alpine and soft relief. Here you discover the huge limestone cliffs of the Pic de Bure. At the pass it is a vast panorama on the south of the Écrins which awaits you.
Positive altitude difference: 500m, walking time: 4 hours.

D2 (Sunday): The hike in the Charnier valley enters the heart of Dévoluy, at the foot of Grand Ferrand, one of the two emblematic mountains of the massif. You will discover the entrance of the chorums, local geological specificity. At the Col du Charnier a vast panorama on Dévoluy and the mountains of Trièves and Bochaine is offered to you.
Positive altitude difference: 800m, walking time: 6 hours.

This program can be modified at any time according to the climatic conditions, nivological and physical abilities of the participants as well as the availability of accommodation. Ultimately I remain the only judge of the program.

The price includes

  • Accommodation: one night in a lodge with half board, from D1 dinner to D2 breakfast.
  • Loan of snowshoes and hiking poles.
  • Supervision by the mountain leader.

The price does not include

  • Drinks and other personal expenses.
  • Transport.
  • Cancellation and interruption of stay insurance.
  • Walking shoes for snowshoes.
  • Anything not mentioned in "The price includes".

Accommodation

Next departures :
  • To be confirmed
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