Massif du Sancy tour in back country skiing

Roaming on the rooftops of Auvergne ...
5 days / 4 nights - 2017 - 2018 Season

New - Initiation discovery formula

Nordic cross-country skiing in Auvergne around the Sancy

When covered in snow, the alpine tundra and the vasts forrests of the Massif du Sancy turn into a preferred location for nordic cross-country skiing. During this roaming hike, you ski at the heart of the large spaces with the Chaîne des Puys as witnesses ... Located in the Parc Naturel Régional des Volcans d'Auvergne, this nordic tour makes you "turn" around the rooftops of the Massif Central : the Puy de Sancy (1886 m).

This tour will make you switch between wooded areas, hardwoods and softwoods, plateaux, incised valleys giving it a huge landscape variety. Supervised by a local nordic cross-country skiing instructor, you'll live a beautiful nordic adventure where passion and the sensation of freedom will be at the rendez-vous !

 

Towards the Guery
The pleasure of the free heel
To each its trace
PROGRAM: 

 

You'll experience this nordic cross-country skiing in group (starting from 4 persons) supervised by a local cross-country skiing instructor. This tour will lead you to the col de la Croix Morand, near the lac de Guery and the lac de Servières (from a volcanic origin) and will make you follow the Vallée de Chaudefour (Réserve Naturelle Nationale)

 

Step 1 : 18 km

 

Step 2 : 24 km

 

Step 3 : 20 km

 

Step 4 : 22,5 km

 

Initiation discovery formula - 2017 Novelty

This introduction package is perfect for beginners that would like to try Cross-Country-Skiing but don't know where to start! We take care of everything and we will put you into good hands. For a weekend or more, you acquire basic technics of the discipline with the supervision of a local cross-country skiing instructor and go explore the high lands of the massif du Sancy.

Star-shaped hiking close to your accomodation.

 

 

! Important : a potential lack of snow doesn't question the stay, it either turns into a nordic pedestrial hiking, or moves to another date.

 

The key points of your stay:

 

- A nordic raid at the heart of the sublime massif du Sancy

- The protected areas of the PNR des Volcans d'Auvergne

- Make your trace through the Chaîne des Puys between volcanos, glacial valleys and volcanic lakes

 Nordic hiking - 5 days/ 4 nights

 

From 445 € * / pers

 

* 6 pers basis

 

Guided formula

 

The right price : The fee that we quickly send you take into account your staff or number of participants, the chosen formula and required options (to specify in the formula opposite).

Thank you in advance for the accuracy of your informations.

 

Phone Number : 04 67 45 00 67 or mail : fred-faby@languedoc-nature.com

 

PERIODS

 

2017 - 2018 Season

 

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January :  From the 15th to 18/01 (arrival the 14th in the evening)

 

February :  From the 29/01 to 1/02 (arrival the 28th in the evening)

 

March :  From the 12th to 15/03 (arrival the 11th in the evening)

 

 

! For constituted groups (Starting from 4 people) - contact us : fred@languedoc-nature.com if you're interested in other periods.

ACCOMMODATION AND MEALS: 

 

- Lodging in gîte and local hotel.
- Lunch : picnics given the morning before departure
- Dinner : in the lodging accomodations

TYPE OF TRIP: 

 

The guide who will be with you during this stay is a true ambassador of his land. He isn't here randomly, he chose to live there and to make you discover it through his activity. he is an actual professionnal who perfectly knows the proposed trails and are always able to adapt them according to the participants' level or the weather conditions. Languedoc Nature strives to maintain a close link with its guides to offer you quality services.

 

LEVEL: 

 

Supervised by a local guide, you progress in all safety on this Nordic trail that you discover. He gives you his technical advice, his knowledge of the trail and the region.
It will also be an opportunity to discover and learn orientation techniques.
This crossing is for people who have already practiced cross-country skiing and mastered most of the basic techniques of the discipline. This trail requires above all endurance and therefore good physical condition.

As for any winter sport, it is advised to prepare yourself physically for a few weeks before departure (walking, jogging, bicycling). It will help you acquiring a good stamina and fully enjoy your stay.

COME BY TRAIN: 

 

We are all aware of the environmental impact of our car trips. Going to holidays produce a significant amount of CO2 notably when we drive for a fair distance for a change of scenery...

So if the "light mobility" tempts you, the Mont Dore station is here to welcome you. A taxi cab can eventually make the junction to your accomodation.

Simulate your train trip or contact us for any complementary information.

The price includes :

Lodging in gîte and local hotel.
• Lunches (picnics) and dinners.
• Supervision by a local cross-country skiing instructor.
• Cross-country ski rental (if you don't have your own skis)

The price doesn't include :

• Luggage transport (if required)

• Cancellation insurance (4,5%) & multi-risks
• Personal spendings