450€ 430€ per person 3680€
From 3 to 5 of February
A three-day weekend away from the crowds to discover the high Clarée Valley, jewel of the southern Alps. Two nights in a friendly refuge, vast panorama with a breathtaking view of the highest peaks of the Ecrins, a snow very favorable and the discovery of a protected natural environment without forgetting the playful side of the snowshoe!
At the Oulx TGV train station on Saturday morning at 11:23 am on the arrival of the train from Paris and Lyon.
Progress of the stay
Saturday: Meeting of the group, presentation of the weekend and equipment. Transfer to Névache by private minibus and climb to the refuge Chardonnet by the banks of the Clarée. Beautiful winter atmosphere along the river taken under the frost.
Sunday: Climb to the Raisin Pass by a wild valley. Superb view from the pass on the highest peaks of Écrins opposite. Descent by another route and the lock of the Chardonnet for a second point of view on Haute Clarée. Back to the refuge for a hot snack. Night at the refuge.
Monday: Climb under the Pinière Casse for a last point of view and down to the valley through the larches by a fun route. Arrival at 15h30 in Névache. Transfer to Oulx TGV for the 17:15 train
NB: The program is given as an indication. The guide remains the sole judge of the program that he can modify at any time, for security reasons or according to weather conditions, or in relation to the physical and technical level of hikers. The indications for the rise and stage times are given for information only.
Technical and physical level required
Medium: I have not necessarily practiced snowshoeing but I have a good physical shape and a habit of summer hiking. I am able to walk 4 hours a day with a backpack of 5 to 6kg. The objective of this trip is to fully enjoy the pleasures of snowshoeing in the mountains, with a positive altitude of approximately 500 meters. For adults in good physical condition.
This stay is open to anyone taking pleasure wishing to discover the mountain snowshoe hike away from marked trails. In addition to the technique of snowshoeing and progression in snow-covered mountains, the focus will be on discovering the natural environment and mountain heritage.
An exercise in the use of safety equipment in snow-covered mountains (DVA, shovel and probe) will be put in place on the first day.
Supervision and security
You will be supervised by a mountain guide graduated from the State Certificate of Mountaineering Sport Educator approved as a trainer by ANENA (national association for the study of snow and avalanches) It will be equipped with a VHF radio connected to the emergency room. He will also have a group first aid kit.
You will be equipped with safety equipment (DVA, shovel and probe) and you will learn how to use it during a small exercise.
Snowshoes suitable for good quality mountain climbing, poles, winter safety kit (DVA, shovel, probe)
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Point of departure:
Oulx, Turin, Italie
Saturday 13 January from 11:00
up to Saturday 13 January at 12:00
Point of arrival:
Oulx, Turin, Italie
Tuesday 16 January from 17:00
up to Tuesday 16 January at 18:00
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Extra useful information.
Sunglasses, class 4 protection, a warm hat, sun cream "total screen", a lip stick.
A mountain backpack of about 35 liters. Warm underwear, a fleece or soft shell. A soft shell soft shell type gore tex protecting against rain, snow and cold, a cap. A plastic garbage bag in which you put your laundry. It will stay dry if the backpack is wet. The backpack filled must not exceed 8 kg.
Two pairs of gloves and undergloves and / or mittens.
Pants suitable for walking in the mountains, it must be water repellent and windproof, not too hot (type mountain running pants, no overalls or ski pants (poorly suited to walking and too hot). sticky, under lighter pants.
Hiking shoes suitable for walking in winter. They must have a high stem, be waterproof in the snow and thermal enough to protect you from the cold. A pair of good quality gaiter and good winter socks. No "après-ski" style shoes.
Sheets of bag (bag of meat) for the night (obligatory in shelter), a small towel. A thermos to drink hot and a small gourd for cold water. Food for shopping (cereal bars, dried fruits ...). Small knife, camera, small pharmacy adapted to your personal needs, also containing elastoplast and double skin dressings for possible bulbs. This list is not exhaustive and remains to be completed by you.
The price includes :
- Supervision by a qualified mountain guide. The management of his meals and overnight stays.
- The progression and safety equipment: rackets, sticks, DVA, shovel, probe.
- Accommodation and booking mountain huts, full board (picnic lunch). Your guide is responsible for decorating these meals some local specialties.
- Transportation from the meeting point to the start of the hike and back.
The price does not include :
- The picnic Saturday noon.
- Your food shopping.
- Personal expenses: drinks, aperitif ....
- Liability insurance, repatriation and cancellation.
- The transportation to the meeting place and from the place of separation.
- In general, everything that is not indicated in the "price includes" section.
- Transportation from the meeting point to the start of the hike is provided by the guide with his own private vehicle for free.
NB : The program is given as an indication. The guide remains the sole judge of the program that he can modify at any time, for security reasons or according to weather conditions, or in relation to the physical and technical level of hikers. The indications for the rise and stage times are given for information only.
What is included in the price and what is not.
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Included in the price.
Activities as stated in the program
Accommodation as stated in the program
Trips as described
Not included in the price.
Flights or Transfers from/to the destination
Optional cancellation insurance
Extra expenses to incur during the holiday.
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The total amount of extra expenses for the whole duration of the holiday will be about 0-50€ per person.
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