We organise specialised activity trips so that you can join like minded people on a trip that is focussed on a particular activity or activities whether it be Snowboarding, Skiing, Speed Riding, Ice climbing, Paragliding, White Water Rafting, Mountain Biking or Hiking. Each trip is tailored to the people coming on the trip and what activities they want to do. We know the best places to go and the best guides and instructors to do the things that you have dreamed about…
MOUNTAIN REFUGE HIKING TRIP
Come on one of our walking weeks where we organise everything for you in the stunning mountains, lakes and glaciers around the Giffre Valley. The first week is in May which is a beautiful time of year as the mountain flowers appear. Other weeks organised based on demand. Typical itinerary (which is totally flexible) is as follows:
Day 1 – Arrive in the morning in Geneva. Travel to Chalet to change, then for an afternoon stroll along the river at Samoens.
Day 2 – Sixt Fer Cheval – easy walk ‘Fin du Monde’ with lunch at mountain restaurant surrounded by huge waterfalls cascading down the circle of cliffs.
Day 3 – Walk to Alfred Wills refuge and beyond to see Marmottes and spectacular views of Mont Blanc and Aguille mountains. Back to Alfred Wills Refuge for dinner and overnight stop.
Day 4 – Walk from Alfred Wills refuge to Refuge de Salles for lunch, cross suspension bridge, and back via spectacular Roget waterfall. Wine tasting evening at Chalet.
Day 5 – Adventure day to suit party. Choose from: white water rafting, tandem paragliding, climbing, sightseeing to Chamonix Glacier…
Day 6 – Walk to Lac Ger and have lunch by the lake in a secluded valley at a mountain restaurant and spot the ibex.
Day 7 – Fly home!
XC PARAGLIDING TRIPS
Fly 12 local sites, some with lifts to take off. 100km cross countries very doable. Thermals to 4000m+. Learn how to fly the mountains, understand valley winds and find thermal sources. Local knowledge of many sites (there is always somewhere good to fly). Stay in our Chalets B&B (10 mins from nearest site and within 30 mins of 12 sites). Great weather for big distances in May/June. Typically flyable everyday. So if you have your CP and want to go XC with great views…contact us.
Come on one of our Parahiking weeks, where we organise everything for you. Hike in the stunning mountains, lakes and glaciers around the Giffre Valley and fly down. X-Alps like paragliding and hiking course with light paraglider/harness included. Learn about Parahiking in the beautiful high French alps near Mont Blanc. Small hikes into the stunning mountains, and fly places you would not normally get to. Light glider and harness provided – 6kg – Advance Hike or similar.
WINTER AND SUMMER PARAGLIDING TRIPS
These can be easily arranged and they can be single days or whole weeks, for example a day paragliding trip to Aguille de Midi; the highest cable car in Europe. Take off at 4000m and fly down the Valley Blanche Glacier next to rocky cliffs that make you feel like a speck!
Summer Trips include Chalet accommodation, breakfast and local transport. Price from £350 per person per week. Cost of guides (if required) and long distance transport will be split by the group.
MORE INFORMATION ON TRIPS
Tel: 01637 831890