Winter activities for everybody

Description

In winter the snow covers the mountain, but this is no impediment to  get out and enjoy the Pyrenees. GDM propouses excursions with snowshoes to different summits or to the most emblematic valleys of our Pyrenees, from the Cerdanya, Andorra, Vall d'Aran, Aigüestortes, etc....endless possibilities.

The most common snowshoes excursions are: Puigmal Tossa Plana de Lles, Vall de Madriu, Circ de Pessons, Aigüestortes, etc. 

Some of these can be done in one day, but others will require overnight in shelters or huts, that depends on your ambitions and availability.

The activities that we propose have a playful and educational goals. Always, before starting the activity, there will be a practice of research with beacons, shovels and probes, and along the itinerary will help you read the environement, the snowpack and its caracteristics. Better to be safe than sorry, they say...

The material needed is:

  • Warm clothes according to the season.
  • Warm boots
  • Trekking poles
  • Sun protection
  • Back pack with food and water for the activiy
  • Personal documentation
  • First aid kid.

 

Raquetes de neu
Snowshoe in western Pyrenees

Registration

Proposta
Catalan Tourist Board Member
Year of Cultural Tourism 2019
Touristlink Certification Badge