Pascal Franceschi high mountain guide

"After twenty eight years spent in the mountain specialty (PGHM) in the Alps, Reunion Island and the Pyrenees, I wanted to move on, in particular to pass on my taste for the mountains and to share new experiences.
Mid-mountain guide and high-mountain guide, I invite you to discover the Ariège mountains in all their splendor in many forms: cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, climbing, Via Ferrata, mountaineering, hiking.
Discover the many mountain lakes that Ariège has and that we call here "ponds".
I'm waiting for you, so don't hesitate to contact me to escape from everyday life! " Pascal

Mountaineering - Familiarity with altitude via detours, corridors, ridges, rock faces, normal routes. Flirt with the void, crampons or slippers on your feet to reach a summit.
Hiking - Explore our mountains, which are full of a thousand secrets, through an activity aimed at everyone. Hikes of all levels where the objective is not just a summit: discovery of high altitude lakes, fauna, flora, high altitude barns, mountain pastures, pastoralism.
Climbing - Defy the laws of weightlessness through an activity involving all the senses: strength, agility, flexibility, anticipation, commitment, mental strength. Come discover yourself and surprise yourself on the beautiful cliffs of Ariège.
Via Ferrata - The void within everyone's reach in complete safety without being a climbing champion.
A unique world to discover alone or with others.
Ski touring - Long practiced mainly by initiates, this discipline which allows you to cross the mountain in winter and spring, has become more democratic in recent years. What could be more exhilarating to make your mark in the powder far from the crowd, a real treat!
This practice nevertheless requires specific safety equipment, knowledge of the terrain and snow experience. The services of a guide prove to be an added value.
Snowshoeing - This activity is for people who want to explore the mountains without mastering skiing in all its forms. Come and rediscover the spirit of the trappers of the far north in our beautiful forests.


Foix Ariège Pyrenees

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