Guided snowshoeing

guided snowshoeing

Dates : winter 2021

A touch of winter wonder


Stay in the charming village of Luz-Saint-Sauveur and explore winter in the Pyrenees every day. Luz gives you access to the valleys of the Toy Country (Barèges, Gavarnie, Luz) and the Lavedan valleys (Hautacam, Val d'Azun, Cauterets) and their many secure paths for snowshoe hikers.

No experience in snowshoes is necessary for this stay: if you can walk, you can walk with snowshoes! Accompanied by an assembly guide, you will discover not only the beauty of the Pyrenean landscapes but also other activities that make these mountains a welcoming place (balneotherapy, Pic du Midi, local market ...)


At the end of each day, relax by the fireplace with a hot drink and enjoy the many good local restaurants. Don't forget to go to the balneotherapy in Luzéa!

Prcie 995€/pers (B&B)

• Equipment rental
• 4 days of hiking with a mountain guide
• 2 free days to discover other winter activities
• 7 nights accommodation at the Hotel Les Templiers ***
• Organic buffet breakfast every day

Extras :
• Activities for the 2 free days
• Picnics & dinners


Technical equipment
(included in the price of the stay unless you come with your own)

• Light snowshoes
• Ski poles
• Avalanche transceiver (ARVA)
• Snow shovel


Clothing suggestions

• Thermal + fleece underlayer
• Waterproof coat + pants
• Warm beanie / hat
• Gloves and warm socks
• Gaiters (not essential but useful for keeping feet dry)
• Cap / Bob + Sunglasses


Booking +33 5 62 92 81 52 /


Day 1 Meet at the Hotel Les Templiers in Luz St Sauveur for an aperitif in the lounge to discuss the week's program.
Day 2 Snowshoeing day in the Barèges valley or on the Saugué Plateau above Gavarnie (depending on snow conditions and weather).
Day 3 Walk to the market in Luz to get your picnic

Snowshoeing on the trails of Gavarnie Cirque, listed as a UNESCO world heritage site.

Day 4 Free day , suggestions :
• Argeles authentic local market (every tuesday since 13th century, so they say)
• Ski resorts
• Luzéa thermal center
Day 5 Walk in La Fruitière or in the Aygues Cluses valley, depending on snow and weather conditions.

Campfire and cook some local produce accompanied by a glass of wine, blueberry pie and coffee.

Day 6 Snowshoeing in the Marcadau valley or around Barèges.

It's up to you whether you prefer to summit, reach a lake or climb a pass.

Day 7 Last day is free, suggestions:
• tobbanning
• ski day
• paragliding