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Information and bookings: Bureau des guides de Courchevel

Phone +33 (0)6 23 92 46 12

Take part discovering the mountain You have chosen Courchevel, the best mountain resort in the Alps for the summer holidays. You want to take part discovering the mountain whatever your physical condition. It is with the mountain guides that you will live this experience. As mountain professionals they will listen and adapt to your needs which will allow you the greatest experience!

BP6, 73121 COURCHEVEL guides.courchevel@wanadoo.fr www.guidesvanoise.com Everyday from 3.30PM to 7.00PM Chalet at the Grandes Combes, 12:00 noon-6:00PM at the chalet du lac de la Rosière

HIKING

CLIMBING/ALPINISM VIA FERRATA CANYONING ZIP-LINE TREE CLIMBING

Be yourself!


Be daring !

Difficulty : Public : Duration :

Mountain guides zip-line

1 hour

When? Every Afternoon in July and August Register in advance: 00 33 6 23 92 46 12

Equipped with a harness, carabiner and gloves, you will be briefed on the trip before travelling through a small valley of the Grandes Combes on the flying fox. Children as young as five years old can experience the mini-guide zip-line. Parents have the possibility to support their children along the course.

What is provided? Harness, carabiner, pulley, gloves. Where? Chalet des guides aux Grandes Combes, Courchevel Village.

12â‚Ź pp per course 9â‚Ź pp for Mini Guides

Be yourself! For this activity please contact Guides Vanoise Courchevel on 06 23 92 46 12


REACH THE TOP!

Difficulty: Public :

CLIMBING

Duration:

For everyone

1.5 hours

When : From the 17th June - 4th September. Sessions from tuesday to thursday, 4.00PM to 5.30PM. Booking in advance required. Phone: 00 33 6 23 92 46 12

I put on my harness and adjust my helmet. I rope myself up and secure my partner. I climb 4 levels of difficulty and in just 3 sessions I learn the basic requirements of climbing. Also available for adults.

What is provides? Climbing shoes, harness, helmet. Where? Chalet des guides at the Grandes Combes, Courchevel Village

26â‚Ź pp group sessions 69â‚Ź for 3 sessions

Be yourself! For this activity please contact Guides Vanoise Courchevel on 06 23 92 46 12


Overcome your emotions!

Difficulty :

Public :

Via Ferrata Lac de la Rosière

Duration:

Localisation

Accessible to everybody, this route is equipped with cables and ladders in order to facilitate the progression on a wall above a beautiful lake. Nepalese bridges and monkey bridges will be part of this experience!

When? From middle of June to October, everyday in july and august. Booking in advance required Phone: 00 33 6 23 92 46 12

What is provided? Harness, carabina, helmet. What you must bring? Walking shoes, sweater, small bottle of water. Where? Chalet/buvette du lac de la Rosière, Courchevel Moriond

30€ per child 35€ per adult

Be Yourself! For this activity please contact Guides Vanoise Courchevel on 06 23 92 46 12


Overcome your emotions!

Difficulty :

Public :

Via Ferrata Fraiche Waterfall

Duration:

Localisation

Amazing route created on the side of a 50m waterfall. Possibility to do 2 zip-lines of 400m and 195m from the top of the via ferrata. Option to book in advance.

When? From middle of June to October, everyday in July and August. Booking in advance required Phone: 00 33 6 23 92 46 12 What is provided? Harness, carabina and helmet. Pulley for the flying fox. What must you bring? Walking shoes, sweater, waterproof jacket. Where: -Bureau des Guides/Pralognan

49₏ per person Via +fraich’express

Be Yourself ! For this activity please contact Guides Vanoise Courchevel on 06 23 92 46 12


FLY ABOVE THE FOREST!

Difficulty :

Public : Duration:

Zip-Line

Fraich’express

Localisation

Departure is next to the top of the Fraiche waterfall. The cable will take you through the valley over the trees. A second cable will take you back to the welcome point.

1 hour

When? From middle of June to October, everyday in July and August. Phone: 00 33 6 23 92 46 12

What is provided? Harness, helmet and pulley. What should you bring? Walking shoes, sweater, anorak. Where? -Bureau des Guides/Pralognan

13€/ adult 9€ /child

Be Yourself! For this activity please contact Guides Vanoise Courchevel on 06 23 92 46 12


TOUCH THE SUMMIT !

Difficulty:

Public : +13 years old

Via Ferrata Burgin/Croix des Verdons

Duration:

Localisation

The Via Ferrata de Burgin /Croix des Verdons is the highest Via Ferrata in France equipped with cables and ladders to make your progression easier. You will reach the summit of 2739m. The panorama to Switzerland will leave you with unforgettable memories!

When? From middle of June to October, everyday in July and August. Booking in advance required Phone: 00 33 6 23 92 46 12 What is provided? Harness, carabina and helmet. Pulley for the flying fox. Tickets for ski lift What must you bring? Small bag pack, pic nic, drinks, trouser, sweater, small gloves (bike gloves), waterproof jacket. Where? Maison de la Montagne or top of the Saulire

59â‚Ź/ pers in groups

Be yourself! For this activity please contact Guides Vanoise Courchevel on 06 23 92 46 12


DIVE INTO THE ACTION!

Difficulty : Public :

Canyon

Localisation

de Montmin

Duration:

When? From middle of June to October, every Thursday in July and August. Booking in advance required. Phone: 0033 6 23 92 46 12

A beautiful limestone canyon with crystal clear water. Multiple jumps and slides allow you to flow through this spectacular circuit. Swimming or bathing by Lake Annecy compliment this fun filled day.

What is provided? Harness, helmet, wetsuit What must you bring? Swim suit, shoes which can be used the water, towel, dry clothes. Where? Base 3 Vallées Rafting

49€ pp initiation 62€ pp improvment

Be yourself ! For this activity please contact Guides Vanoise Courchevel on 06 23 92 46 12


DIVE INTO THE ACTION !

Difficulty : Public :

Canyon

Duration:

Bénétant

When? From middle of June to September

A natural descent in the canyon with fun slides, abseiling down waterfalls. There is a 25min walk to access to the canyon. If you have some canyoning experience this trip is ideal for the next level.

What is provided? Harness, helmet, wetsuit What must you bring?: Swim suit, shoes which can be used the water, towel, dry clothes. Where? Base Chardon Loisirs/Salins or mairie de la Léchère/sortie n°37/N90 dir. Albertville

57€ per person

Be yourself ! For this activity please contact Guides Vanoise Courchevel on 06 23 92 46 12


DIVE INTO THE ACTION!

Difficulty : Public :

Canyon

Duration :

Angon Waterfall

When? Middle of June to October , every Thursday in July and August. Booking in advance required. Phone 00 33 6 23 92 46 12

This is a more difficult canyon including much abseiling. After 15min of walking, you will plunge into action with an initial abseil of 45m followed by some great jumps and slides. A swim in Lake Annecy will compliment this adventurous day.

What is provided? Harness, helmet, wetsuit What must you bring? Swim suit, shoes which can be used the water, towel, dry clothes. Where? Base 3 Vallées Rafting/Salins , driving about 60km

49€ pp initiation 62€ pp improvment

Be Yourself! For this activity please contact Guides Vanoise Courchevel on 06 23 92 46 12


TOUCH THE SUMMITS!

Difficulty : Public :

VIA CORDATA

Duration:

de Plassa

When? From the 1st of June to 30th September, group sessions on Mondays, private sessions only on request.

The Via Cordata is the intermediate course between the via ferrata and the rocks mountain course. You are roped with the guide using belay points along the route. The mountain overlooks Mont Blanc and the Vanoise glaciers for a 360 degree perspective. You will travel with the guide’s 4x4 to the countryside of The Avals.

What must you bring? Walking shoes, small bag pack, food, sunblock, sun glasses, waterproof jacket, harness. Where? Chalet des Guides aux Grandes Combes

165€ pp group sessions 290€ private 1-3 pers

Be Yourself ! For this activity please contact Guides Vanoise Courchevel on 06 23 92 46 12


EXPLORE THE GLACIERS!

Difficulty : Public :

1erGlacier

Duration :

Mont Gébroulaz

When? From middle of June to October, every wednesdays during July and August. Booking in advance required. Phone 00 33 6 23 92 46 12

You will depart by car at 6am to Val Thorens at the foot of the glacier. Trekking roped, equipped with crampons, around crevasses, we quietly go up to 3434m above sea level at Mount Gébroulaz. The panoramic view is of the entire Alpine Arc.

What is provided? Security equipement.

What must you bring? Walking shoes, studs, sticks, harness, bag pack, drinks, food. Where? - Tourism Office of Bozel - Parking Super U à Salins 1h 30min by car, Bozel to Val Thorens

105€ per person

Be Yourself ! For this activity please contact Guides Vanoise Courchevel on 06 23 92 46 12


YOUR FIRST GLACIER!

Pointe de

Difficulty : Public :

Duration:

la Réchasse 3212m

From the refuge

When? From the 15th of June to 15th of September every Monday there are groups. Private sessions on request.

A glacial discovery for the whole family. You begin from the refuge Col de la Vanoise. From the summit you will have a magnificent view of the entire Vanoise glacier.

What you must bring? Walking shoes, studs, sticks, harness, bag pack, drinks, food. Gloves, hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, sweater, warm clothes. Where? Meeting the day before at the refuge of Col de la Vanoise before 7.00PM. Les Fontanettes à Pralognan

108€ pp groups 320€/1-4 pers private

Be Yourself ! For this activity please contact Guides Vanoise Courchevel on 06 23 92 46 12


TOUCH THE SUMMIT!

Difficulty : Public :

Dôme de

Duration :

Polset 3530m

From the refuge

When? From the 15th June to the 15th September, group sessions every Tuesdays and Friday. Private sessions on request.

The large glacier of Gébroulaz takes you, with crampons, to the Dome Polse. This hike is accessible to many. At the top, you have the majestic view of Ecrins, Vanoise, Gran Paradiso, Monte Rosa and Mont Blanc.

What must you bring? Walking shoes, studs, sticks, harness, back pack, drinks, food. Gloves, hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, sweater, hot clothes. Where? Meet at the refuge of Peclet Polset before 7.00PM. Pont de la Pêche à Pralognan

126€/pers groups 360€/ 1-4 private

Be yourself ! For this activity please contact Guides Vanoise Courchevel on 06 23 92 46 12


TOUCH THE SUMMIT!

Difficulty : Public :

Pointe du

Duartion:

From the refuge

Dard 3206m When? From the 15th June to 15th September. Group sessions every Wednesday and Saturday. Private sessions on request.

This invisible glacial plateau from the valley of Champagny is a true "small Arctic“. Satisfy your curiosity by visiting. Lots of fun and scenery for a hike of modest difficulty and small altitude.

What must you bring? Walking shoes, studs, sticks, harness, bag pack, drinks, food. Gloves, hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, sweater, warm clothes. Where? Meeting the day before at the refuge du Col de la Vanoise before 7.00PM. Les Fontanettes à Pralognan

118€/ pers groups 340€/ 1-4 pers private

Be Yourself ! For this activity please contact Guides Vanoise Courchevel on 06 23 92 46 12


TOUCH THE SUMMIT!

Difficulty : Public : Adults good walkers

Grand Bec

Duration:

3398m

From the refuge

When? From the 1st June to the 30th September. Group sessions on Thurdays.

From the valley of Champagny le haut, the first step will be the refuge of the Plan des Gouilles. The next day, the glacier Troquairou bring us to the majestic summit of Grand Bec. From here the view is breathtaking. We see the Bozel Valley and the Alpine Arc. This climb will allow you to perfect your technique.

What must you bring? Moutain shoes, bag pack with water, food, gloves, sunblock, sun glasses, sweater, warm clothes, hat, harness, studs, ice axes. Where? Meeting the day before at the refuge du Plan des Gouilles. Car park at Champagny le haut

160â‚Ź/pers in groups 370â‚Ź/1-3 pers private

Be Yourself ! For this activity please contact Guides Vanoise Courchevel on 06 23 92 46 12


TOUCH THE SUMMIT!

Difficulty : Public :

Aiguille

Duration:

de la Vanoise

When? From the 1st June to 30th September. Groups sessions on Saturdays. Private on request.

Never difficult, this climbing session is in one of the finest ridge crossings of the Alps, with the Grande Casse and the Vanoise glaciers in the background. A classic to be included in your climbing repertoire. Suitable for beginners to experts.

What must you bring? Walking shoes, climbing shoes, bag pack with water, food, sunblock, sun glasses, waterproof jacket, harness. Where? Bureau des Guides at Pralognan Les Fontanettes at Pralognan

170â‚Ź/pers Groups 340â‚Ź/1-2 pers Private

Be Yourself ! For this activity please contact Guides Vanoise Courchevel on 06 23 92 46 12


TOUCH THE SUMMIT!

Difficulty : Public :

VOIE

Duration :

des Edelweiss

Période : From the 1st June to 30th September, group sessions on Tuesdays. Private on request.

This route of six lengths on cargneule rock in Courchevel Moriond area is ideal for learning to climb with your guide. The surrounding pastures are reassuring with views of the Grand Bec glacier, Mont Blanc and Peclet Polset.

What must you bring? Climbing shoes, small bag pack with water, sunblock, food, sun glasses, waterproof jacket, harness. Where? Chalet des Guides at the Grandes Combes

165€/pers in groups 260€ private1-2 pers

Be Yourself! For this activity please contact Guides Vanoise Courchevel on 06 23 92 46 12


TOUCH THE SUMMIT!

Difficulty : Public : Adults good walker

Dôme de

Duration:

Chasseforêt 3586m This classic is in the heart of the Vanoise icecap. After a slope where you can perfect your technique, the scenery is guaranteed in this world of snow and ice. From the top, sitting in the company of your guide, you will share a traditional snack admiring the Alps.

From the refuge

When? From the 15th June to 15 September. Groups every Tuesdays . Private on request. What must you bring? Moutain shoes, back pack with water, food, sunblock, gloves, hat, sunglasses, sweater, warm clothes, harness, sticks, studs. Where? Meeting the day before at the refuge de la Valette before 7.00PM. Les Prioux at Pralognan

160€/ pers groups 380€/1-4 pers private

Be Yourself ! For this activity please contact Guides Vanoise Courchevel on 06 23 92 46 12


LE SOMMET DES SOMMETS!

Difficulty : Public : adults advanced level

Grande Casse

Duration:

3852m

From the refuge

When? On request from the 1st June to 30th September.

Majestic and imposing, Grande Casse is certainly THE top of the Vanoise. One can recognize his silhouette on all the Alpine peaks. Since its first ascent in 1860 by pioneer Mathews all renowned climbers have walked with their crampons on this mountain. A must climb!

What must you bring? Moutain shoes, back pack with water, food, gloves, hat, sunblock, sunglasses, sweater, warm clothes, harness, ice axe, studs.

Where? Meeting the day before at the refuge du Col de la Vanoise. Les Fontanettes at Pralognan

510â‚Ź/ 1 Ă 2 pers

Be Yourself ! For this activity please contact Guides Vanoise Courchevel on 06 23 92 46 12


TOUCH THE SUMMIT!

La Glière

Arête sud

Difficulty : Public : Adults advanced Duration:

From the refuge

3291m When? From the 1st of June to 30th December. On request.

This is definitely one of the best routes of the Vanoise. It takes real classic mountaineering to progress to the "Klein Matterhorn". During this journey you will cover all terrain, approach glaciers and moraines, easy climbing ridges and descents. The view of Champagny itself is worth this climb of the Alps.

What must you bring? Moutain shoes, back pack with water, food, glves, hat, sunblock, sunglasses, sweater, warm clothes, harness, ice axe, studs Where? Meeting the day before at the refuge du Col de la Vanoise. Les Fontanettes at Pralognan

390€/1-2 pers private 210€/pers groups

Be Yourself ! For this activity please contact Guides Vanoise Courchevel on 06 23 92 46 12


TOUCH THE SUMMIT!

Difficulty : Public :

Le Mont Blanc Objectif 4810m

Adults

Duration:

Localisation

Enjoy a vacation from Courchevel to realize your dream which will remain an everlasting memory. The ascent of the top of Europe. For good hikers only.

10 to 14h of walking within 24 hours

When? Middle of June to September What is provided? Security equipment What must you bring? Strong shoes, studs, sticks, ice axes, harness, back pack, drinks, food, warm clothes, 110â‚Ź for the refuge and the lift. Where? To be defined

900â‚Ź /1 to 2 pers.

Be Yourself ! For this activity please contact Guides Vanoise Courchevel on 06 23 92 46 12


TOUCH THE SUMMIT!

Difficulty : Public :

Grand Paradis

Objectif 4000m

Duration:

Localisation

Ice pathways, without technical difficulty, allow you to reach the top at 4000m. Spend the night in a cozy Italian refuge: Chabod or Vittorio Emmanuel.

10h of walking within 24 hours

When? Middle of June to September What is provided? Security equipment

What must you bring? Strong shoes, studs, sticks, ice axes, harness, back pack, drinks, food, warm clothes, 45€ for the refuge. Where? To be defined

680€ / 1-3 pers. 350€/pers in groups

Be Yourself ! For this activity please contact Guides Vanoise Courchevel on 06 23 92 46 12

Summer Activities 2014