Gareth de Gazost - Snowshoeing
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Snowshoeing and evenings under the stars

A varied programme visiting the most beautiful places in the central French Pyrenees, always with a smile! I will advise you on the use of your snowshoes and then we'll go and find those breathtaking views of the Pyrenean mountain chain. We'll also discover animal tracks in the snow and visit wild and secret spots off the beaten track! There are also walks under the stars at night.

Snowshoe and pole hire included within the limits of available stock. According to snow conditions and weather, the programme may be subject to modification: we'll adapt the trek accordingly and keep on smiling!

**it is possible to change the day and the time of the treks, contact me to ask for details

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Snowshoeing Programme (December - April)

  • MONDAY: 09h30 - 17h00 FROZEN LAKES IN THE NATIONAL PARK OF NÉOUVIELLE - wilderness adventure in a natural paradise
  • TUESDAY:
    • 10h00 - 13h00 PIC DU NERBIOU - a short ridge to discover a panorama from the plains of Tarbes to the famous "Brèche de Roland".
    • 14h0 - 17h00 THE SECRET PATHS AROUND HAUTACAM - discover the hidden and unknown wild spots of the Hautacam mountain. Superb!
  • WEDNESDAY:
    • 09h30 - 13h00 VAL D'AZUN - educational family outing looking for animal tracks (and poo!), with truly breathtaking views.
    • 13h30 - 17h00 VAL D'AZUN - educational family outing looking for animal tracks (and poo!), with truly breathtaking views.
  • THURSDAY: 10h00 - 16h00 THE LAKE OF ISABY "SCOTTISH STYLE" - postcard scenery, off the beaten track, deer tracking and a fascinating legend. And maybe a little "Scottish" surprise so that we can travel without getting on the plane!
  • FRIDAY: 10h00 - 16h00 LE GRAND TOUR DU HAUTACAM - ridges, plateaux, forests, we'll explore it all. Variety which is sure to make your day!
  • SATURDAY:
    • 09h00 - 13h00 GAVARNIE - "Grand Site" of the Pyrenees and UNESCO Heritage site, the glacial cirque of Gavarnie serves as a backdrop for our walk. History, geology, legends, cultrue...there's always something to talk about in this spectacular corner of the world on the border between France and Spain.
    • 13h30 - 17h30 GAVARNIE - "Grand Site" of the Pyrenees and UNESCO Heritage site, the glacial cirque of Gavarnie serves as a backdrop for our walk. History, geology, legends, cultrue...there's always something to talk about in this spectacular corner of the world on the border between France and Spain.
  • SUNDAY:
    • 09h00 - 13h00 PONT D'ESPAGNE - "Grand Site" of the Pyrenees with it's famous bridge. On the menu we have the Gaube lake, views of the north face of Vignemale (the highest peak in the French Pyrenees), history and legends and maybe some "isards"!
    • 13h30 - 17h30 PONT D'ESPAGNE - "Grand Site" of the Pyrenees with it's famous bridge. On the menu we have the Gaube lake, views of the north face of Vignemale (the highest peak in the French Pyrenees), history and legends and maybe some "isards"!
  • Frozen lakes of the National Park of Néouvielle
  • Pic du Nerbiou
  • The secret paths around Hautacam
  • Val d'Azun
  • The Lake of Isaby
  • Grand Tour du Hautacam
  • Gavarnie
  • Pont d'Espagne
  • Evenings around Hautacam

Plus! Every evening:

  • 20h30 - 23h00 EVENING UNDER THE STARS (also possible 17h30 - 20h15)
    Replace your evening in front of the TV with a snowshoe walk under the stars along the ridges of the Hautacam mountain, in the International Dark-Sky Preserve. Allow yourself to be stunned by the depth of the universe, contemplate the lights of the villages far below, discover the most famous constellations, or let the full moon light your way under the Milky Way. Remember that two thirds of wild animals are nocturnal, so there's a good chance we will see something up there! For groups, it is also possible to include a high altitude three-course pyrenean gastronomic experience for just 15 euros more per person!

If you have any other suggestions then contact me and we will see what I can do.

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