Snowshoeing climb of Tete d’Oreac in Puy St Vincent, Ecrins National Park
Snowshoeing climb of Tete d’Oreac in Puy St Vincent, Ecrins National Park
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Activity Snapshot

  • Sport level
    Beginner
  • Spoken languages
    French, English
  • Duration
    full day
  • Opening seasons:
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Activity description

Serge Cinquin can take you on an unforgettable snowshoeing excursion in Puy Saint Vincent in the French Alps!

Once you've put on your snowshoes, you're off to climb the summits! The hike lasts almost 6 hours so you'll have more than enough time to enjoy your surroundings and make your legs work for it!
Your expert guide will take you to the most beautiful corners of the national park, in the incredible landscapes of prestigious summits and animal tracks. If the opportunity shows up, you might have a chance to observe them!

The start of the hike is in Prey d'Amont, in Puy St Vincent. You will go in the direction of the Col de la Pousterle. At first, you will reach the Oréac plateau. During this crossing, you will meet sedentary birds of the European Alps. After several hours of snwoshoeing and a last 25° slope, you will finally reach the Tete d'Oreac!

If conditions allow it, you will be able to climb in the fresh snow of the Ubac, cross a forest dominated by larches, and finally reach a summit of 2000 metres altitude.

This activity is open to all, as long as your legs are solid enough to take several hours of walking!

minimum 12 y/o
Cancellation policy: 
moderate1) Cancellation 10 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are automatically refunded for the full activity price

2) Cancellation between 4 and 10 days prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are entitled to a 50% refund

3) 4 days or later, prior to the agreed activity starting date, is considered last-minute cancellations
→ No refund will be made
Special terms

Your guide proposes to meet you at the railway station of Argentiere - Les Ecrins or in Vallouise, on the car park of the Maison du Parc des Ecrins.
You'll need to contact him after the booking is confirmed to agree on the meeting point.

If the weather doesn't allow a safe practice of the activity, your guide might decide to postpone the activity according to your availability. If it's only snowing, rejoice, the activity will be magical!

Included
  • Snowshoes and poles
Excluded
  • Picnic
Do not forget to bring
Do not forget to bring
  • Hiking shoes and warm waterproof clothes
  • Gloves and hat
  • Sunglasses & sunscreen
  • Bottled water & snacks
  • Picnic
  • Backpack
Meeting point
SNCF railway station of Argentière-Les Ecrins Get directions
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