An exceptional place between the Giffre valley and the Sixt Fer à Cheval Natural park.
A range of activities to feel the mountain with all your senses: the grain of the rock under your fingers between two climbing steps, via ferrata to experience the verticality, hiking to the high mountain pastures, shaded paths to cycle along the Giffre...
We offer you a trip with variety for fun vacations in a majestic setting, accessible to the beginner as well as to the more experienced climber!
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Possible with young children, contact us!
Does not include:
The price is all inclusive from departure to end point.
Single add: 230€ for the trip.
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Meeting point at 9am in front of OT Samoëns.
Climbing and MTB
We reach the climbing site of Les Tines, ideal to start or to get back into the activity. This school site offers very good quality of rock and equipment. After the picnic, we will settle down at the hotel before leaving to discover the banks of the Giffre with the mountain bike. This ride is a pleasure and will be totally adapted to the level of the group as for the mileage. A swimming stop in a small lake will delight the volunteers.
Night in hotel, in room.
HIKING IN THE FER À CHEVAL CIRQUE
We discover the Fer à Cheval cirque, emblematic of the Giffre valley and the Sixt natural park. Our hike starts quietly on the flat before climbing the "pas du Boret" and its equipped passages and joining the mountain pastures. The descent cross an easier path by the "Bout du Monde" and the bottom of the valley with 40 waterfalls, which brings us back to the starting point.
Night in hotel, in room
4h30 walk +/-500m Elevation
HIKING AT THE FOOT OF THE FIZ RANGE
Our objective is the Anterne valley, a superb landscape at the foot of the Fiz mountain range where marmots live around without caring about our presence. A good path leads us to the collet d'Anterne, from where we discover the valley and its beautiful river. From the refuge, a progressive ascent by the small col d'Anterne allows us to reach the lake, one of the most beautiful of Haute Savoie, and the picnic area. Descent to the refuge by the GR. Night in hotel, in room
7 hour walk, +/-1100m elevation
VIA FERRATA AND CLIMBING
This day starts on the "Paroi du Mont" where we follow this via ferrata equipped with cables, rungs, footbridge, ladders. We enjoy a beautiful atmosphere with a breathtaking view of the Giffre valley and the surrounding mountains. This unique experience on an itinerary adapted to beginners with a large variety of passages and its different escapes, leaves us with an exhilarating impression. A quiet return by a forest path allows us to reach the parking lot peacefully. Picnic at the Lac des Dames in Samoëns, then transfer to the site of La Frasse for a new climbing experience.
We go back to the cirque of Fer-à-Cheval, this time with an electric mountain bike, to make the most of this last day. The electric assistance allows us to do more elevation in one day without worrying.
End of the trip around 3pm in Samoëns.
This trip is accessible to beginners in climbing and mountain biking, as well as to children from 14 years old. The climbing sites selected allow to adapt practice.
Mountain biking trips are accessible to all and the mileage can be changed.
For the hiking part, marked mountain itinerary with no particular technical difficulty, a little technical passage secured with cables on day 3.
The group come back in the hotel for each night, if necessary, to make a break during the stay.
Group between 6 and 8 people supervised by a qualified mountain leader.
In ***hotel with swiming pool and spa : 4 nights in twin/double rooms or for the family.
Single room with add of 230€.
Breakfasts and dinners are provided in the hotel.
Picnics are included and are carefully prepared daily by your mountain leader, comprising a variety of a healthy salads and local products.
IGN maps 1:25000 : Samoëns 3530ET
Meet Sunday at 9:00am in front of OT Samoëns.
Inbound: depart Gare de Lyon (Paris) at 0:45pm arrive in Cluses at 5:52pm.
Then bus, depart at 6:15pm arrive in Samoëns at 6:50pm.
Return: bus from Samoëns to Cluses not defined
Then train from Cluses at 5:06pm arrive Gare de Lyon (Paris) at 19:45pm.
Times given are indicative and should be verified in a train station or on
Take the A40 motorway to Cluses, then direction Samoëns, follow Taninges.
End point Saturday around 09:30am after breakfast at the hotel.
Hôtel Alpen Roc 0033 (0)4 50 75 75 43
Morzine Tourist Office: +33 (0)4 50 74 72 72
In accordance with regulations, we are covered by Professional Liability Insurance. In no case can we be responsible for your own Personal Liability. If you chose to take out repatriation insurance with EUROP ASSISTANCE whom we propose, Altitude Mont Blanc will only serve as an intermediary between the client and the insurer. We cannot influence either party. We adhere to strict conditions of sale. You are responsible for compliance with the reporting procedures of any incident.
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If you are late please contact the agency as soon as possible on: +33 (0)4 50 79 09 16 or +33 (0)6 42 49 76 07
Bring a comfortable backpack of 30 to 40 litres for your personal belongings for the day (warm clothes, waterproofs, water, plate and cutlery for your picnic, sunscreen and your identity papers) and please keep a little room to carry a picnic and snacks.
Your baggage will be transported daily between accommodation by our logistics vehicle. You are allowed 1 soft, sports type bag with all your possessions inside, no heavier than 12kg. Your bag has to be carried everyday by the driver, where access is not always easy, please think of their backs! Baggage which is too big and too heavy won't be accepted by the drivers!
If you wish to prolong your holiday, we can safely hold another bag for you which you may leave with us at the departure point and it will be deposited at the end point with your other baggage.