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A unique experience!

Snowshoeing Escape

Stay

Experienced hikers, adventurous people, this snowshoeing holiday is for you! Your guide will take you off the beaten track to discover breathtaking landscapes with the Aravis and Mont Blanc ranges in the background.

Included
Wellness & spa
Full board catering
Supervision of guides
Ski bus
Evening events
Equipment for the activity
Level
Age
From 16 years old
Program

Sunday Morning: Welcome and lunch at the Auberge Nordique.
Afternoon: Presentation of the group and the instructor. Warm up session in the Bouchet valley.
Evening : Presentation of the stay followed by a welcome drink.

Monday Day : Day hike on the vast and magnificent " Plateau de Samance ", under the eye of the bearded vulture.

Tuesday Day : Full day hike for an unforgettable crossing : " Le grand balcon des Aravis " and vallon de la Duche.
Plan to buy a cable car ticket.

Wednesday Morning: Free morning. Possibility to visit the reblochon market in Grand Bornand.
Afternoon: Wildlife and chalet walk from Chinaillon to Culaz.

Thursday Day : Day hike to the Danay head, 360 degree panoramic view of the Aravis mountains.

Friday Day : Day hike to the " Col des Aravis " with a view of the Mont-Blanc.

Saturday Morning: Free, end of the stay after lunch.
* Possibility of walking on your own on Saturday morning.

The programme is given as an indication. To vary the pleasures, the instructors are free to use their imagination and to propose new itineraries. Situations beyond our control may also lead us to modify the itineraries and activities of the day (weather, level of participants, safety of the group...).

Important

L'Auberge Nordique has several minibuses at its disposal to get to the starting point of the hikes, but some trips may occasionally be made with the participants' cars.

Level of participants: our instructors are the best judges of the participants' level. If a participant does not meet the specified level criteria, he/she may be offered a more suitable course! The Auberge Nordique cannot be held responsible for any lack of level observed during the stay.

Important: in winter in the mountains, the temperature differences can be significant. It is important to bring warm and waterproof clothing.

The price includes:
✓ Full board accommodation from Sunday for lunch to the following Saturday after lunch.
✓ Bathroom linen.
✓ Supervision of the chosen activities by state-qualified professionals (instructors or mountain guides), from Sunday 2.30 pm to Friday 5 pm (Wednesday morning free).
✓ Evening entertainment on certain days of the week.
✓ The ski-bus " Auberge Nordique - Le Grand Bornand ".
✓ Full cross-country ski equipment (Salomon SNS Pilot / Prolink standard).

The price does not include:
✓ The membership card of 6€.
✓ The tourist tax of 0.80€ (2022 rate - awaiting 2023 rate) per night and per adult over 18 years old.
✓ Drinks and extras.
✓ Transport from your place of residence.
✓ Nordic Pass for cross-country skiers.

Accomodation
More about ...

The Auberge Nordique

The Auberge Nordique, located in the Aravis mountains in the resort of Le Grand-Bornand, is a premium holiday village.
We offer all-inclusive holidays to suit all tastes and levels.

Full board, don't worry about anything, we organise your holiday!

Take advantage of professional quality supervision, tasty local cuisine, quality accommodation to enjoy sporting moments and moments of relaxation and well-being.
Friendliness, sharing and environmental and territorial commitments are our watchwords.

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Confort or Premium ?

Our rooms

Have you chosen an activity? Now choose your room to make the most of your full-board stay in the mountains! 

Our century-old chalet, typical of Le Grand-Bornand, has been completely renovated and we now offer top of the range rooms. Choose between Comfort and Premium roomq. 

Alone? You can also choose to share your room to reduce costs, just like in a real Auberge! 

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Equipement

For snowshoe outings

✓ Hat.
✓ 2 pairs of gloves.
✓ Warm Wind Stopper style trousers + one pair of lighter trousers.
✓ Several pairs of socks.
✓ Waterproof rainwear, 1 Goretex style windbreaker and 1 fleece jacket or 1 heavy jumper.
✓ Hiking shoes with spiked soles.
✓ Valid identity card or passport.
✓ Backpack (20-30 litres) for the day's belongings and picnic.
✓ Large plastic bag or 1 over-bag to protect your backpack.
✓ Water bottle holder, water bottle or CamelBak (minimum 1L container).
✓ Pocket knife, cutlery and reusable cup for picnics.
✓ A pair of highly protective sunglasses (CE rating 3 or 4 essential).
✓ Tube of sun cream and lip stick, with a high sun protection factor.
✓ Camera and pair of binoculars (optional).

For the evenings
✓ A change of clothes.
✓ Indoor shoes or a pair of slippers.
✓ Swimsuit and bath sheet - or bathrobe - compulsory to access the wellness area.

Pharmacy
✓ Your usual medicines.
✓ Painkillers, preferably paracetamol.
✓ Adhesive or elastic tape (Elastoplast type, 6cm wide).
✓ Sets of adhesive dressings and disinfectant pads.
✓ Double skin (anti-ampulla dressings).

Attendees
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From 882 € /pers (room of 2)
Price infos
January
from 22 January 2023 to28 January 2023
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882 € /pers (room of 2)
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from 29 January 2023 to 4 February 2023
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March
from 5 March 2023 to11 March 2023
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from 12 March 2023 to18 March 2023
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