Physical preparation course in Ariège
from 660 € / p. from 3 to 8 personsInfos & Booking
This 4-day intensive weekend in the high mountains of the Ariège is ideal for preparing for a big race or for muscle building. The aim of this course is to push you to run many kilometres and big climbs in order to improve your endurance.
- Small groups allowing personalized training
- A guide specialized in this field and accustomed to the competitive environment
- Theoretical and pedagogical courses
- A certified product (PNR, France Tourisme)
- Friendliness and fun guaranteed
D1: Espace trail d'Aulus-les-bains - Saurat, 45km, 2500m of positive elevation.
- Crossing of Mount Cein (2088m) and crossing the port of Salex to go from the Couserans Valley to the Vicdessos valley
- Crossing the Col de Labrit at 1416m to go through the Sarat Valley
- Nutrition and physiology courses
- Dinner and overnight in a cottage near Saurat
D2 : Saurat - Montférier, 38km, 3160m of E+.
- Crossing of the Albis part to reach the Tabes Massif
- Passing Mount Fourcat (2001m) to start a beautiful descent towards the small village of Montférier
- Mental Preparation
- Dinner and overnight in a cottage in Montférier
D3: Montférier - Appy, 40km, 2200m of E+.
- More than one vertical kilometer to climb the peak of Saint-Barthélemy (2348m) with a breathtaking view of the Pog de Montségur
- Descent towards the small hamlet of Appy.
- Racing strategy
- Dinner and overnight in a cottage near Appy
D4: Appy - Ax-les-Thermes, 42km, 2640m of E+.
- Crossing a beech wood to reach a mountain plateau dominated by the rock of Scaramus
- Meeting with the castles of Lordat and Montaillou which still retrace the epic of Catharism
- End of course assessment and training plan
- Recovery at the thermal baths
- End of the training course around 4pm after a friendly drink!
The price includes
- Supervision by the hiking guide
- Trail coaching
- Pedagogical courses and techniques
- Civil liability insurance
- Guided visits
- Relaxing day at the baths
- Full board accommodation during the 4 days
The price does not include
- Drinks and energy supplements
- Repatriation and cancellation insurance
- To be confirmed