My first night in a shelter



My first night in a shelter

Want to recharge your batteries, to experience strong moments in the mountains facing the majestic Mont Blanc.
A change of scenery and conviviality guaranteed with family and friends in the heart of the mountain pastures for this night in a refuge!

Day 1: Hike between Beaufortain and Val d'Arly. Discovery of mountain pastures and their typical chalets
Arrival at the refuge at the end of the afternoon, installation, mountain meal, short night walk around the refuge and star gazing.
Distance: 8km
Elevation: + 800 m duration: 4h30
Meeting at 10 a.m. in front of the Signal aquasport center - Transfer to the starting point of the hike, provide a vehicle (8 km

Day 2: After a good breakfast, panoramic hike on the surrounding mountains (Aravis range, Beaufortain, Mont Blanc). Observation of marmots...
Distance: 10km
Elevation: + 100 m - 800 m duration: 5 h
End of stay around 4:30 p.m.

Level :
Person in shape and fond of walking, knowing how to walk about 10 km / day
Accessible from 7 years old
Possibility child of 6 years old, the departure will be from another starting point, identical refuge
Our hikes will take place between 1300 and 2000 m altitude

Management :
Mountain guide, state-certified for a group of up to 8 people.

Rate :
Family of 4 (2 adults + 2 children under 10): €195 / person
Base of 4 adults: 205 € / person
Minimum 4 people / maximum 8 people

The price includes :
- Supervision by a state-certified mountain guide
- Accommodation in a refuge
- Dinner at the refuge, breakfast and lunch picnic on Day 2

The price does not include :
Transport to the meeting point of the stay, drinks, picnic on day 1
Liability insurance and compulsory repatriation, cancellation insurance strongly

Appointment :
The meeting place on the first day is fixed at 10 a.m. in front of the aquasportif center Le Signal
Presentation of the hike, itinerary, weather over a drink, depending on the weather, level and motivation of the participants, we will adapt the itinerary as needed. Several itineraries are possible in order to adapt the distances and elevation.

Individual equipment to be provided :
- 1 pair of hiking shoes
- Backpack (40 liters)
- 2 pairs of high socks
- 1 short or long sleeve t-shirt depending on the weather
- 1 spare t-shirt for the evening
- 1 shorts
- 1 bucket hat or 1 cap
- 1 fleece sweater
- 1 jacket
- 1 pants
- 1 waterproof jacket (Gore-Tex type)
- 1 pair of lightweight fleece-type gloves (in case it's cold)
- 1 hat (in case it's cold)
- Sunglasses
- sunscreen, lipstick
- 1 gourd (capacity: 1 liter minimum)
- Headlamp
- Personal pharmacy *
- Small toiletries (toothbrush)
- ID
- Handkerchiefs
- Personal pharmacy: medicines for headaches, pain, allergies, diarrhoea...regular treatment, second skin bandage in case of blisters
- Provide a garbage bag to protect your spare clothes.

Price per person :
Family of 4 (2 adults + 2 children under 10): €195 / person
Base of 4 adults: 205 € / person
Minimum 4 people / maximum 8 people

* The routes will be adapted to the level, age of the participants and the weather conditions. Duration given as an indication, including break times.