Snowshoeing weekend in the Bauges massif (Savoie)

Duration : 2 days

France, Northern Alps

Level : initiate, occasional practice of activity and effort

from 120 € / p. from 1 to 12 persons

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Come and discover the Canadian atmosphere of the Bauges mountains in Savoie, for a timeless swnoshoeing weekend.

From the altitude plateau, composed of vast expanses of pastures and forests, you dominate the turquoise Bourget lake and the summits from Savoie. Your hikes on the Mount Revard and on the  Bange mountain alternates between ridges, clearings and forests.


D1 (Saturday): Snowshoes hike to the Creux de Lachat refuge.
Meet at 1.30pm in the village of Arith, in the heart of the Bauges massif, in front of the church (35 minutes drive from Annecy or Chambéry)
Departure at 2pm for a snowshoes hike to the Creux de Lachat refuge. You will pass by the Col de la Cochette and the southern peak of the mountain of Bange, before reaching the refuge by the pastures (1430m).
Half board overnight at the refuge.
Positive altitude difference: 500m, walking time: 3 hours.

D2 (Sunday): Crossing of the Bange mountain by ridges.
Departure at 9am. You will come across beautiful clearings with their alpine chalets.
Return to the vehicle around 5pm and dispersion of the group.
Positive altitude difference: 300m, about 15 kilometers in distance, 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 rfuge 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".


Next departures :

No scheduled departure, but you can contact me to book your dates.

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