Here in Ariège, go on snowshoes, between heaven and earth. Your mountain guide will take you through hostile high altitude areas on snowshoes. To end with an accomplishment. Rewarded by an unforgettable point of view facing this white chain of the Pyrenees Ariégeoise. Overlook the valleys below, contemplate grandiose landscapes… Your mountain guide will take the time to explain the formation of the snowpack, before putting on the snowshoes to go back down.
Depending on the location, an introduction to the avalanche kit is organized in the morning. The avalanche kit is available free of charge.
Sunday January 30, 2022 - Roc de Scaramus
Tuesday February 8, 2022 - Mont d'Olmes
Saturday 12 February 2022 - Col du Mont Cein
Saturday March 5, 2022 - En Garcia
You come in a group, contact us, to suggest a new date. (Period from December to March)
Here are some ideas of possible sites in Ariège:
Estibat (350m D +) Pays de Tarascon
Etagnol (400m D +) Mont d'Olmes
Roc de Scaramus - Col du Chioula (550m D +) Haute Ariège
Col du Mont cein (600m D +) Vicdessos Valley
Comme d'Engarcia (700 m D +) Haute Ariège
Be able to walk about 5 hours on the snowshoe activity.
Choice of route:
Estibat (350m D +) Level 2/5
Col de Aygue Tort - Monts d'Olmes (400m D +) Level 3/5 - Possible 12 years old
Roc de Scaramus - Col du Chioula (550m D +) Level 3/5
Col du Mont cein (600m D +) Level 4/5
Comme d'Engarcia (700 m D +) Level 4/5
Vertigo apprehension: Low 1/3 - Vertigo grid
Some passages in the mountainside opening onto the valley with average slopes of less than 30 °
Activity prohibited for pregnant women and people with a medical problem that could cause complications during physical activity.
260 € group rate (12 people max per guide)
Exclusive mode on quotation
€ 3 cancellation insurance per person
12 € the picnic of the region (group only / exclusive)
organization, civil liability, mountain support.
Loan of equipment (snowshoes, stick and arva kit if needed)
transport, picnic. (on reservation) repatriation insurance. (We can offer you cancellation insurance)
Price based on 6 registrants
A pair of waterproof walking shoes.
Waterproof walking pants (avoid ski suits).
Hat and pair of gloves (waterproof)
Depending on the weather the jacket and fleece will either be worn or put in the doc bag.
4-2) Your backpack.
This bag must be limited to a maximum of 4 - 6 kg.
A pair of sunglasses, sunscreen.
Pair of spare gloves.
A gourd of 1 liter minimum. (no water pocket, risk of freezing in winter)
Picnic (for day trips if not taken care of)
A document bag protection cover for the rain.
Small pharmacy with your personal treatment (gauze, elastoplast, double skin dressings)
Cell phone (recommended)
A pair of telescopic poles (possibility of loan)
Your camera and binoculars (Optional)
Your identity papers, CAF card (possibly), Pocket money.
Repatriation insurance (Bank card, caf card, various insurance)
Anyone at the time of departure who wears ill-suited clothing or equipment will be refused entry. No compensation will be paid.
For outings outside the Monts d'Olmes resort, the location and time will be communicated to you when booking.
(This meeting place can be changed depending on the weather. This information will be sent to you).
Ranking & labels
- Regional Natural Park - Ariège
- Tourism quality
Prices / Opening
Group rate: 260 € Adult price: 35 €
|Group rate - Groups (Max 12 people)||Min. €260|
|Adult rate - Adult day (s)||Min. €35|
Open? When do we meet ?
- Group welcome from 6 person (s)
- For all
Sports (canyoning, rafting, via-ferrata,...)