Best things to do in Ecrins national park

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Écrins National Park is situated in the Alps and stretches to the Massif des Écrins. You’ll find a plethora of extreme sports and activities to enjoy in both summer and winter.

Écrins National Park houses some of the biggest and most popular glaciers:
- Glacier Blanc, 5km long and found at an altitude of 4,000 metres
- Glacier de la Meije, its peak is Grand pic de la Meije that reaches 3,983 metres

It’s easy to imagine how the glaciers and valleys have become a hot spot for experienced winter sports fans. You can go freeriding, ice climbing and even snowkiting in La Grave, Orcières or Barre des Ecrins.

For those who want to experience stunning panoramas, you can go paragliding over the snow covered valleys and the immense lake of Serre-Ponçon with its famous dam that is guaranteed to leave you with unforgettable memories.

In summer, the Vallée du Valgaudémar (classed Natura 2000), Vallée duBriançonnais and Vallée du Champsaur have become ones of the top trekking and hiking spots due to their unbelievable backdrops.

The dare devils amongst you can also hire a guide for the day and climb to the spectacular peaks, discovering mountaineering and climbing.

Water lovers can take to the numerous rivers to experience white water activities; rafting or hydrospeed – sure to get your adrenaline rushing!

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        Écrins National Park is situated in the Alps and stretches to the Massif des Écrins. You’ll find a plethora of extreme sports and activities to enjoy in both summer and winter.

        Écrins National Park houses some of the biggest and most popular glaciers:
        - Glacier Blanc, 5km long and found at an altitude of 4,000 metres
        - Glacier de la Meije, its peak is Grand pic de la Meije that reaches 3,983 metres

        It’s easy to imagine how the glaciers and valleys have become a hot spot for experienced winter sports fans. You can go freeriding, ice climbing and even snowkiting in La Grave, Orcières or Barre des Ecrins.

        For those who want to experience stunning panoramas, you can go paragliding over the snow covered valleys and the immense lake of Serre-Ponçon with its famous dam that is guaranteed to leave you with unforgettable memories.

        In summer, the Vallée du Valgaudémar (classed Natura 2000), Vallée duBriançonnais and Vallée du Champsaur have become ones of the top trekking and hiking spots due to their unbelievable backdrops.

        The dare devils amongst you can also hire a guide for the day and climb to the spectacular peaks, discovering mountaineering and climbing.

        Water lovers can take to the numerous rivers to experience white water activities; rafting or hydrospeed – sure to get your adrenaline rushing!

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