The atypical experiences are numerous in winter in Ariège! Occupy the children for a sunny afternoon in the Monts d'Olmes, Goulier, Guzet or Mijanès, on the sledges or in a sled, or surpass themselves by climbing the most beautiful peaks of the Pyrenees! Here is our selection for you to spend an excellent and unusual weekend in Ariège! 

Fatbike at Ax 3 Domaines or at the beille plateau

4-season mountain bikes with oversized tires, the fat bike is ideal for discovering new sliding sensations! Accompanied by a qualified mountain bike instructor, this fun descent crosses the large forest of beech and fir trees.Ax 3 Domains, a course of 7 km and 600 m of vertical drop will be taken to reach the foot of the slopes of the resort! Thrills guaranteed!

Fatbiking can also be practiced on the magnificent Beille plateau, a free or accompanied outing.

To see the conditions in each station, see our webcams !

Climb along an icefall

When winter is well established, the mountains take on their shells of snow and the waterfalls are usually overflowing. freeze until the first heat of spring. 

These ice curtains become a sensational playground for climbers! This is the case with Joclar waterfall in the valley of Aston at the limit of the Andorran border! To try the experience, the professional to contact is the high mountain guide.

Icefall – ©Acrofilm

Hit the slopes aboard a snake-gliss

Good fun time with friends or family, thrilling descent, that's what awaits every holidaymaker with the Snake-gliss! All the sleds come together to form a single train, like a snake, which then sets off on the tracks at the end of the day in Ax-3-Domaines, or all day in Mijanès!

Kids and teens will definitely love this activity! 

Snake gliss at ax-3-Domaines ©Ariège Pyrénées Tourisme /S.Meurisse

Fly over the snowy slopes in speed-riding

The principle of speed riding, which combines paragliding and skiing, is to alternate the phases of flight and sliding on the snow by going as fast as possible. We can thus access, thanks to gravity, virgin and wild areas, inaccessible on skis by traditional means. Facing Mont Valier massif Couserans, the panorama on the chain of the Pyrenees is revealed under a soft white winter coat.

Winter mountaineering

Winter mountaineering, it's mountaineering to the next level! Winter, climatic conditions and snow make climbs more difficult, more impressive and unique ...

From the first steps to the confirmed level, our mountains open their arms to all fans of winter and of playing on snow-capped peaks!

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