A week-end by the small resort of Les Contamines-Montjoie, in the Mont-Blanc group, altitude 4,010 feet, to discover Winter Nature at the pace of your snow-shoes.
Free roundtrip shuttle from Geneva airport for the first registered participants.
In the heart of the snowy woods of Val Montjoie valley, the plateaux and coombs of Les Contamines-Montjoie create a unrivalled site, paradise for snow-shoeing. The beauty of woods and pastures, with clearings and fir forests, the typical appearance of the mountain pastures farms, the wiew on some of the most famous peaks of the Alps, afford you a privileged access to Winter Nature.
The snow cover of Les Contamines-Montjoie is excellent from mid-December to beginning of April.
- Departures on each Friday evening from 6 of January till 24 of March 2018
- Group : 8 to 15 participants, with a Mountain Guide, speaking fluently English with a near-native comprehension, expert of the tracks and woods of Les Contamines-Montjoie.
- Lodge price : 183 EUR, including free roundtrip shuttle from Geneva Airport for the first registered participants, guiding by a Mountain Guide, the loan of snow-shoes and walking sticks, accommodation for one night in a lodge (in dormitories), Saturday and Sunday breakfasts + Saturday dinner by the lodge.
- 2 stars hotel price : 211 EUR, including free roundtrip shuttle from Geneva Airport for the first registered participants, guiding by a Mountain Guide, the loan of snow-shoes and walking sticks, accommodation for one night in a two stars hotel (in twin room), Saturday and Sunday breakfasts + Saturday dinner by the lodge.
- This programme is particularly suitable for families : normal efforts for children on form, from 10 years old, and tapering rates for parents and children taking part in the same week-end.
- Your level :
- you are a beginner in snow-shoeing, or you have soon practised snow-shoeing.
- you are in good condition (you practise sports twice a week). But you are not an athlete and you do not want to run in the Winter Olympic Games.
- Your Snow-Shoeing week end : welcome on Friday evening at Geneva airport, by 10.10 pm, shuttle to Les Contamines-Montjoie (70 minutes drive), night by the lodge / on Saturday, snow-shoeing day tour with pic-nic, night by the lodge / on Sunday, snow-shoeing day tour with pic-nic, shuttle to Geneva airport. End of the programme by 6.00 pm in Geneva airport.