Like an Eskimo, build your igloo!

Try this experience in the heart of the Ariège Pyrenees. Learn how to build your igloo from an experienced guide who will share with you the secrets of ancestral methods from the far north. The construction of such a building is an ideal activity in family or in group of friends.

Get ready for a colorful afternoon! But for that you will have to put your hands in the dough! In a friendly atmosphere, mutual aid and laughter will be waiting for you!

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Thursday 10 February 2022 
Sunday 13 February 2022 
Thursday 17 February 2022 
Sunday 20 February 2022 
Thursday 24 February 2022
Sunday 27 February 2022 
Thursday 3 March 2022 
Sunday 6 March 2022 
(Other dates possible if group is constituted)

From December to March 

From level Very easy 1/5 - Level chart

To be able to do less than 200m of elevation gain.
Non-technical mountain routes.
Possible from 4 years old.

Vertigo apprehension: Non-existent 0/3 - Vertigo grid

No delicate passages and particular difficulty.

Activity prohibited for pregnant women and people with a medical problem that could cause complications during physical activity.

Prices : 
24 € adult
17 € child (-13 years old)
€ 10 discount for the family pass (2 adults + 2 children)

160 € group or exclusive rate. (12 people max)
Exclusive mode on request.

€ 3 cancellation insurance per ticket
€ 12 for a local picnic (group only and exclusive mode).

The price includes:
Organization, civil liability, mountain support, loan of equipment (snowshoes, stick, shovel and snow saw)

The price does not include:
Transport, picnic. (on reservation) and repatriation and cancellation insurance. (We can offer you cancellation insurance)
Price based on 6 registrants - See our sales conditions 

Materials to take with you for building an igloo:
4-1) Your outfit upon departure
A pair of waterproof walking shoes.
Waterproof walking pants.
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)
Cereal bar.
Picnic (for day trips if not taken care of)
Small pharmacy with your personal treatment (gauze, elastoplast, analgesic, 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)

Schedule and meeting place:
13 p.m. / 13:30 p.m. (to be confirmed) at the Vacances de l'Ours Station des Mont d'Olmes (Ariège 09).

Ranking & labels

  • Regional Natural Park - Ariège
  • Tourism quality


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Prices / Opening

Reduced price: 160 € Adult price: 24 € Reduced price: 72 € Child rate: € 17
Price Min. Max.
Reduced rate - Group (12 people maximum) Min. €160
Adult rate - Half Day Adult (s) Min. €24
Reduced price - Family Pass (2 adults and 2 children) Min. €72
Child rate - Accompanied child (ren) under 13 Min. €17


  • Group welcome from 6 person (s)


  • For all


  • Support

Sports activities

  • Igloo construction

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