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Discover beaufortain ! A Two half days snowshoe trek with a night in a refuge

For associations and groups

Snowshoeing
Duration: 2 days
from 150 €
* each one if 11 to 15 people, others see details
Technical level required:
Physical level required:

Minimal level required: Easy

Walking time: 2 h 30

Height variation: Day 1 : + 500 m ; Day 2 : - 750 m

Luggage porterage : Light bag (please check the following list : personal equipment necessary) 

Coaching:

By a local mid mountain guide, member of the Vanoise’s Guides Company.

For technical information, please contact : ANTOINE DEZE

Phone : 06 66 68 56 79

Email : antoine@baladesducolporteur.com

Fri January 12th 2018 to Sat January 13th 2018
Availability: 15
Nb de personnes11 - 151 - 10
Prix150,00 €160,00 €
Hike with snowshoes in the Grand Naves Valley, located 45 minutes from Albertville and spend one night in a refuge in the heart of the Beaufortain mountains. 
Share a great experience with your work mates.
A time of discovery, conviviality and sportmanship with the unique atmosphere of beautiful landscapes, where you could admire magnificent views over the Madeleine Pass and  
the Vanoise Massif while you hike on gentle slopes.
This late afternoon hiking will give us a chance to enjoy a magic moment surronded by mountains bathed in the evening sunset.  
 
Group size

Minimum number required : 7 participants

Maximum number required: 15 participants

Accommodation type

Capacity of the refuge : 31 people with 5 dormitories and 2 bedrooms.

One dormitory with 6 beds, one with 4 beds and 2 twin room.

Duvets are provided.

Meals

Half-board : Friday night dinner and Saturday morning breakfast.

Transportation

A shuttle bus service is available from Grand Naves to Le Thovet

Formalities

Police formalities : Identity card valid

Sanitary formalities : Warn your guide of any medical risk. To realize this stay in the best conditions, we advise you to make beforehand a medical balance sheet with your general practitioner to confirm your capacity for the trekking.

Access to the meeting

y your own ways 

Several possible dates

See product

Price

•7 to 10 people : 160 € per person 

•11 to 15 people : 150 € per person 

The price includes

As described above :

  • Night in the refuge
  • Friday dinner and Saturday breakfast
  • Local mid mountain guide 
  • Shuttle from Grand Naves to Le Tovet
  • Snowshoes and ski poles
  • Avalanche transeiver, Shovel and probe
  • Local aperitif
  • 5 headlamps
The price don't includes
  • Transport to Grand Naves
  • Personal insurance : personal civil liability.
  • Drinks
  • Personal belongings
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • And anything not previously mentioned
Payment terms

Deposit of 30 % on registration. Balance in 30 days of the departure. Payments accepted by bank transfer or bank card.

 
Insurance

Every participant have to be a holder of a civil liability as well as an individual guarantee multirisk with the aim of protecting itself incidents or accidents which can arise before either during the trekking.

If needed, we propose you several formulae of insurances, under the condition that your place of residence is in Europe:

  • ASSISTANCE : repatriation / expenses of help and search in 1 % of the amount of the price,
  • CANCELLATION in 3,5 % of the amount of the price
  • In the case of purchase of both formulae, Assistance + cancellation to 4,5 %, you will be also covered for the interruption of stay. 

General arrangements of Insurance on brochures Europ Assistance.

Day 1 :
 Our destination : Nant du Beurre’s refuge.
We will start at 2.30 pm from Grand Naves to Le Thovet (1600 M) with a shuttle transfert. The valley bottom rises gradually between the alpine meadows where the cows graze peacefully in summer time.
Lastly, the authentic untouched valley will delight us with its wide view and its fantastic panorama over the Vanoise summits.
On the way up, we will enjoy a local wine aperitif, with cheese and sausages.
As the day light hours shorten, we will need our headlamp to finish our hiking.
The isolated refuge will welcome us in a warm and confortable atmosphere.
 
Walking time : 2 h 30.
Height variation : + 500 m
 
Day 2 :
Descent to Grand Naves.
During this nice morning descent to Grand Naves, we will appreciate a great feeling of sliding, between trees and high pasture chalets.
 
Walking time : 2 h 30.
Height variation : - 750 m.
 
 
It is of course only area code, it will be necessary to us to adapt ourselves to the hazards of the weather report as well as in the conditions of the mountain and the participants. In the last resort, the mid mountain guide remains only judge of the program whom he can modify because of imperatives of safety.
Equipment supplied

Snowshoes , ski poles.

DVA, Shovel , Probe.

Personal equipment to be planned

On yourself

  • Hiking waterproof shoes.
  • Technical tee-shirt.
  • 2 light fleeces.
  • Gore tex jacket.
  • Ski pants.
  • Gloves.
  • Warm hat.
  • Snowgaiters.
  • Scarf .
  • Backpack ( 35/ 40 liters)

In your backpack

  • 1 l of water.
  • Sun glasses.
  • High protection sun cream (face and lips).
  • Cap.
  • Underwear.
  • 1 pair of socks.
  • 1 technical tee-shirt.
  • 1 light pants.
  • 1 fleece.
  • 1 flip flop.
  • 1 headlamp.
  • 1 innersheet.
  • Toothbrush, toothpaste, soap and 1 small towel.

For your confort

  • First aid kit.
  • Binoculars.
  • Camera.
  • Newspaper(to dry your shoes).
  • Tissue.
  • Valid ID.
  • Earplug.
  • Phone.
  • Battery.
  • And some money if you want.
 
Not exhaustive list