Light on the snow snowshoeing on the snows of the Queyras

Queyras, a protected area located in the French Hautes Alpes, has positioned itself for many years in the segment of sustainable tourism. In addition to the grandiose natural spaces, characterized by imposing mountains of over three thousand meters (the highest, the Monviso, exceeds 3800 meters), forests, alpine lakes, characteristic mountain pastures and rich vegetation and fauna, in Queyras there are also 8 villages. mountain, very well preserved, which survived the building speculation that characterized the tourist development of other Alpine valleys. The program includes four daily excursions to discover this interesting region.


GUIDE: Nicola Dispoto and Simone Guidetti AmM with IML-UIMLA qualification.
EVENT START: Thursday 13 February 2020 at 6:00 am
END OF EVENT: Sunday 16 February 2020 at 20:00
LOCATION: Queyras (France)
REGISTRATION CLOSING: January 31, 2020 at 20:00 compatibly with availability
INCLUDES: organization, professional accompaniment, third party liability insurance
NOT INCLUDED: overnight stays, breakfasts, packed lunches and dinners, travel by car, accident insurance *
* It is possible to request accident insurance (optional) at a cost of € 6, travel expenses divided between the crews of the cars excluding the guides, all that is not expressly mentioned
DIFFICULTY: up to WT2 excursions with snowshoes on paths and slopes of medium difficulty with snow
ALTITUDE: up to ↑ 9000 meters - ↓ 900 meters
PHYSICAL COMMITMENT: medium snowshoeing
EXCURSION DURATION: up to 6.00 excluding stops
TYPE: excursion with snowshoes on snowy ground
MEETING PLACE: to be agreed. If the meeting points do not suit you, contact me to see if it is possible to arrange a smoother one
MEANS OF TRANSPORT: private cars, car pooling
PARTICIPANTS: min 6 max 14

For organizational reasons, we kindly ask you to confirm what you need to rent and what you already have by February 5, 20220


G1 - Lac Miroir (Ceillac)
Travel by car to Ceillac. Departure from Pied du Melezet (1700 m).
Classic snowshoeing in the woods to the splendid Lac Miroir (2200 m), in front of the Pointe de la Saume and the Pics de la Font Sancte. Return by the same route. (4:00 hours walk, uphill difference in height 550 m). Overnight in refuge.

G2 - Hameaux de Cristillan
Starting from the village of Ceillac (1650 m), you go up the beautiful Cristillan valley, touching numerous huts along the pleasant and easy route, up to the Cabane from La Lavine (2156 m). View on the Peovou and the Roche Noire. Return by the same route. (5:30 hours walk, uphill altitude difference 600 m). Overnight in refuge.

G3 - The de Fontantie page and the Sommet Bucher
Transfer by car to the village of Montbardon (1500 m). Climb through a beautiful coniferous forest to the Fontantie pasture (2247 m). Descend into a valley and then go up the other side to Cal Col des Pres de Fromage. From here, you can quickly reach the panoramic Sommet Bucher, with a splendid 360 ° view. Return via the outward route. (6:00 hours, altitude difference uphill 900 m). Moving to the town of Brunissard. Overnight on etape tours.

G4 - Chalets de Clapeyto
Classic excursion in a spectacular setting. From Brunissard (1750 m), you climb the valley floor first in the woods and then through the pastures of le Pre Premiere. Once you reach the chalets you can continue to Col de Neal (2509 m). From here you return to the chalets with a circular route, and then go down the outward route (5:00 hours, altitude difference uphill 750 m). Return to Milan

From: February
To: February
Suggested dates: 13-14-15-16 february 2020
Duration: >1 day
Duration details: 4 days
Min. guests: 8
Max. guests: 14
Minimum age: 14
Activity level: Moderate
Skill level: Intermediate
Start times: 6:00 am
Things to bring: EQUIPMENT: winter hiking equipment, including snowshoes, telescopic poles, ARVA-shovel-probe set (each participant must be compulsorily equipped with ARTVA). Part of the material can be rented on request. The necessary for overnight stays in a refuge (the complete list of materials will be provided to all participants).
Requirements: Having already done snowshoeing excursions
Extra services: Overnight stays, breakfasts, packed lunches and dinners, travel by car, accident insurance * * It is possible to request accident insurance (optional) at a cost of € 6, travel expenses divided between the crews of the cars excluding the guides, all that is not expressly mentioned
Additional information: The program may vary according to the snow and weather conditions and according to the subjective abilities of the participants, at the discretion of the guides. If a participant is not in the physical or technical conditions suitable for the excursion, the guides will be able to suggest that they stop at the starting point. The difference in altitude and the times indicated are indicative and depend on the group's capabilities. The time indicated for the excursions is considered as "effective walking time". The guides Nicola Dispoto and Simone Guidetti are available for further information regarding the itinerary, the difficulties and the necessary equipment.
Meeting point: To be agreed
Contact me: to check availability and price, or if you want to book for a large group.
Cancellation policy: MODERATE: full refund if you cancel at least 10 days before the experience is scheduled to start, or within 24 hours of purchase.
Communication policy: Always communicate through Yakki. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Yakki website or app.
€180 per person