The Pyrenees Ariégeoises Guides Office offers caving activities for all levels!

Caves and chasms, a hidden world, little known. For those who dare to embark on the adventure, caving will not be stingy with thrills, unforgettable moments and good times shared. One finds in Ariège some of the most beautiful and important cavities in France. Get to know this extraordinary environment, to master the techniques of progressions… Share with us the joy, the emotion and the strength of the discovery of the underground world. Come and take advantage of this wealth to learn about caving with the qualified instructors of the Bureau des Guides. 

Here are the caving trips supervised by the Pyrenees Ariégeoises Guides Office:

- Special caving for children from 5 years old (1/2 day): Initiation particularly suitable for the youngest! Discovery of the environment, orientation games… The cavity, selected for its sandy network and for its numerous concretions, does not of course present any difficulty…

- Fun exploration of Vicdessos from 10 years old (1/2 day): Exploration of a cavity through a "loss - resurgence" system. Semi-aquatic and fun exploration!

- Underground hike to the Siech cave from 6 years old (1/2 day): You have another facet of the Ariège landscapes under your feet! Come and discover them during this easy outing allowing you to explore this underground world in all its aspects: geology, adventure, mutual aid and orientation… A total change of scenery within everyone's reach! With family, friends… this horizontal walk will delight all “nature curious”. A good approach to caving in a very varied cavity allowing to discover the underground world in all its magnitude.

- Crossing of Vicdessos with the wells from 12 years old (1/2 day): Discovery of the environment and the activity through a playful initiation into various techniques of speleological exploration. Small abseils (10 m), progression in a fossil network and in an underground river… descaling, 4 legs in the water, numerous slides… (geology, engagement, motor skills…).

- Exploration technical discovery from 12 years old (1 day): Giant concretions, geology, large volumes, horizontal and vertical progression techniques, the pleasure of discovery and underground exploration!

All the caving outings of the Pyrenees Ariégeoises Guides Office are supervised by qualified guides.
For any further information, do not hesitate to consult the climbing page of the official website of the Pyrenees Ariégeoises Guides Office.

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Ariège Pyrenees

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Price Min. Max.
(from) Crossing Vicdessos with the wells - Child Min. €60
(from) Special children's caving Min. €45
(from) Underground hike to the cave of Siech - Child Min. €45
(from) Underground hike to the cave of Siech - Adult Min. €45
(from) Crossing Vicdessos with the wells - Adults Min. €60
(from) Discovery of exploration techniques - From 12 years old Min. €80
(from) Fun exploration of Vicdessos - Adult Min. €50
(from) Playful exploration of Vicdessos - Child Min. €50

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