The Pyrenees Ariégeoises Guides Office offers snowshoe outings suitable for all levels!

Essential elements of any hike in winter, snowshoes allow you to discover unique and magical trails and environments in their snowy coats! The Guides Office invites you to follow its guides for unforgettable outings and activities!

Here are the snowshoe outings supervised by the Pyrenees Ariégeoises Guides Office:

- Snowshoe initiation at Ax 3 Domaines (1h30): Discovery of the Saquet plateau. (from 5 years)

- Off-piste descent at Ax 3 Domaines (1/2 day): Discover the Ax 3 Domaines resort differently on snowshoes with a wild and fun route that will allow you to enjoy magnificent panoramas! 600m of negative elevation through the pine forest

- Construction of Igloos at Ax 3 Domaines (1h30): Who has never dreamed of building an igloo in the snow ?! Young or old, the Bureau des Guides offers you the chance to make your dream come true with the construction of an igloo in the heart of the Ax-3-Domaines resort.

- My trapper family and its igloo (1/2 day): Building an igloo, looking for animal tracks and sliding are on the program for this activity, a fun family outing on snowshoes!

- Gourmet snowshoes at Chioula (1/2 day): You can also taste the mountains! In collaboration with La Marmotte Toquée, we offer you every Thursday a snowshoeing initiation followed by a convivial lunch on the snow-covered plateau of Chioula. Pleasure and conviviality await you!

- Walk and Meal in a pastoral hut (evening): Go on a real winter adventure with the Bureau des Guides! Come and enjoy a pastoral meal at the Cabane du Plateau des Sept Cases for an evening that will leave you with unforgettable memories!

- Nocturnal aperitif (evening): Come and experience the unusual during a night out on snowshoes by moonlight!

- Walk off the marked trails (1/2 day): Learn to snowshoe outside the marked trails with this half-day initiation at medium altitude for young and old!

- Mini-day in snowshoes (1 mini day): Go immersed in the mountains to discover a wild valley, a fir forest or a ridge for a short day!

- Large Snow-Covered Areas (1 day): Escape for a day discovering the mountain environment to experience a real privileged moment between you and the snow-covered nature! (From 10 years old)

- Snowshoes at the top (1 day): Do you want to conquer the peaks by snowshoeing? This is possible thanks to the Bureau des Guides which has established a selection of routes to allow you to touch the clouds with the force of your snowshoes!

- Ice Lakes of Andorra (1 day): If you regularly practice physical activity, this outing is for you. You will discover the Andorran icy lakes where the snow only embellishes the magnificent landscapes of the Pyrenees!

- Snowshoeing / Mountaineering Summits (1 day): The mix between snowshoes and mountaineering! Experience a real winter adventure on the mountainside, where snowshoes will sometimes give way to crampons and mountaineering ropes!

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

Additional Information :
Equipment required: - 30 liter backpack - Rigid hiking or après ski boots (no MoonBoots) - Warm socks - Warm clothing - Windproof clothing - Hat Gloves (2 pairs) - Sled if you have - Sunglasses , sunscreen - Energy bars and water.


Ariège Pyrenees

South of Ariège, on the border with Andorra, are the Ariège Pyrenees. Between mountainous landscapes and activities, there are many [...]


Prices / Opening

Adult: 26 € to 49 €
Price Min. Max.
(from 23/12/2023 to 30/04/2024)
Min. 26€ Max. 49€

Walk off the marked trails - Adults €29,00 Children €23,00
My trapper family & their igloo - Adults €26,00 Children €23,00
Mini-day on snowshoes - Adults €34,00 Children €27,00
Large snowy spaces - Adults €39,00
Snowshoes at the top - €41,00
Frozen lakes of the Pyrenees - 41,00 €
Summit mountaineering snowshoe - €85,00
Walk and meal in a pastoral hut - Adults €49,00 Children €33,00
Night aperitif - Adults €36,00 Children €30,00

Ax 3 Domaines off-piste descent - Adults (ski pass not included) €30,00 Children (ski pass not included) €24,00
Snowshoe initiation at Ax 3 Domaines - Adults (pass not included) €26,00 Children (pass not included) €23,00
Igloo construction in Ax 3 Domaines - €17,00 (package not included)

Payment method

  • Cheque
  • Bank / credit card
  • Cash
  • Online payment
  • Classic Holiday Vouchers
  • Holiday vouchers Connect
  • Contactless payment
  • Bank transfer



  • From 5 years old)
  • Groups welcome up to 12 people


  • Supervised practice

Sports activities

  • Winter sports
  • Snowshoeing