Mountaineers, get ready to use your ice axes !

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Presentation

Want to challenge yourself in the mountains ? Experience 2-day mountaineering course with a night in a refuge ! Learn to control heights on a via ferrata ! Dive into ours canyons and streams ...

7-night accommodation + 2-day mountaineering initiation on Roche Faurio peak in the Ecrins national park (3730 m) + overnight in a refuge.
And also : 1/2 day canyoning + 1/2 day Via ferrata
From 14 years old

The guide reserves the right to modify the programme, whatever the reason, to ensure the smooth runing of activities.

Mountaineering initiation - Roche Faurio 3730 m - 2 days
Programme :
Day 1 : Meeting at 9am at Briançon train station or 10am on The Pré de Madame Carle car park situated in the Vallouise Valley. After Checking equipment, quiet climb to the Glacier Blanc refuge. 1h 30.
Ice  school on the glacier to learn how to use crampons and ice axe on the way up, across and down. This terrain is safe for training.
In the afternoon, 2 hours roped-off walking on the glacier (which can be cracked), to the Refuge des Ecrins (3175 m) where we'll spend the night and have a good meal with a great view on the Dôme and the Barre des Ecrins.
Ascent : 1300 m positive vertical drop.
Day 2 : Wake up at 4am, breakfast and departure before 5am with the headlamp, a surreal moment.! You will have no difficulty following the guide in the night as you will be roped up. You'll climb the glacier towards the Col des Ecrins. At 3350m before the col,You will climb up the snow slopes from the summit to a flat area on the South ridge.
You will follow this ridge until the final part, in easy rock.
Ascent D+ : 650m
Level 2 : for people who have already practiced hiking regularly. Good physical condition.
Half-board accommodation : as the refuge is guarded, we can leave our belongings and hike light.
Equipment required : classic hiking equipment + hat, gloves, glacier glasses. No sleeping bag but a sheet for the refuge.
The price includes : supervision by a mountain guide, transport from Briançon.
The price doesn't include : equipment hire, overnight and half-board in the refuge

1/2 day canyoning discovery
Programme : Canyoning is a rock- and water-based activity that inlvoves traversing a waterway and  descending waterfalls, according to your age and level, by y making slides, jumps in the water and abseils.
A refreshing activity in an exceptional aquatic environment.
Level 1: Le Canyon du Fournel, a discovery canyon with a small slide with possible jump OR Le Canyon des Acles: a  more vertical canyon with a small slide, jump and abseil.
Equipment:required : swimwear, appropriate footwear (hiking shoes or trainers), small rucksack with snack and drink.
The Price includes: supervision by a mountain guide, wetsuit and safety equipment to be collected from the Riquet Sport shop.
The price does not include: transport to and from the activity site.

1/2 day Via Ferrata : learn to control heights
Programme: Via Ferrata is an activity accessible to all. Depending on age and level, everyone can climb seemingly inaccessible rock walls.
Ideal opportunity to learn to control heights and the basic handling of climbing equipment.
A first step towards the mountain tops.
Level 1: Via Ferrata de la Croix de Toulouse or Les Vigneaux or Le Bez
Equipment required : suitable shoes, small rucksack with snack and drink.
The price includes: supervision by a mountain guide, harness with lanyard and helmet.
The price does not include: transport to and from the activity site.


 
  • From :
    • 432 € /pers activities included
  • Valid :
    • From 2 July 2022
    • to 17 September 2022