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Snowshoe walks in the morning with the Ecole du Ski Francais (ESF)

Date: Monday 24 dec 2018 - Friday 26 Apr 2019

Experience the mountains in a different way, leave the marked paths, and discover the Belleville Valley with a qualified ESF instructor.

Experience the mountains in a different way, leave the marked paths, and discover the Belleville Valley with a qualified ESF instructor.
Whatever your experience, ability, and age, snowshoe walks allow you to discover landscapes which are transformed by the magic of the snow !

3 hour excursion in the morning: 9am-12am.

Two levels of difficulty for the outings:
Easy Level: 100 to 150 m ascent, Peaceful pace with frequent breaks.
Level Average walker: 150 to 300 m ascent, longer hike but always with regular breaks
The essentials: hiking shoes or after waterproof ski, a little water, a snack, a hat and warm gloves, good quality sunglasses, and sunscreen.

Programme of the week which may change due to weather conditions:

MONDAY 9h: LES 2 LACS & INTRODUCTION TO BIATHLON (Easy Level), a beautiful view of the resort, observe the glaciers, plus see the natural lake of Thorens and learn about the aquatic life in lakes at this altitude. Endurance and the feelings of Biathlon!!

TUESDAY 9h: SOUTHERN SLOPES OF VAL THORENS (Intermediate Level) we gradually walk up the vast south facing slopes. Reward : At the top the best view of Val Thorens.

WEDNESDAY 9h: AT THE FOOT OF TETE RONDE & INTRODUCTION TO BIATHLON (Intermediate Level), a magnificent rocky outcrop, with fascinating geology and the precision required for the practice of Biathlon!

THURSDAY 9h: HIDDEN AREAS OF WILDLIFE (Intermediate Level): Far from civilization roe deer and chamois take up their wintering area. Perhaps we’ll be lucky and see some!

FRIDAY 9h: BIATHLON PARTY (Easy Level), we finish the week in style with a Biathlon competition: to get an inkling of how champions feel!

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