A night in an igloo annecy

An unusual night under the snow

 

Live a dream and spend a night in an igloo: an igloo you have built yourself!

 

 

This activity takes place in the mountains around Annecy: The Semnoz, La Clusaz, Grand Bornand !

  • First step: a little snowshoe hike to get to the igloos aera (or a longer walk if you wish)
  • Second step: the building of the igloo: Antoine our guide will show you the techniques to build an igloo, and how to spend a comfortable night.
    Careful! This is hard work ! Equipped with snow shovels and saws, build your igloo and prepare for a night in an original accommodation!
  • Third step: Of course before that, we will propose you to eat a nice fondue under our dome!
  • Fourth step: Good night everyone !
  • When you wake up, we will offer you a breakfast.

During this expidition, your guide will show you the way to the camp.

Depending on your igloo building skills but most of all on the amount of snow and its quality, he will learn the rudiments of the construction of igloos. A unique experience that you can share on your own, as a couple or with friends in the heart of the Alps.

The rental of snowshoes is included in the price.

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The activity includes :

  • The supervision of our guide,
  • the rental of equipment : snowshoes, flashlights, bedding package : sleeping bag for extreme cold and a ground sheet
  • the meal and breakfast,
  • The shovels and other equipment for the igloo building.

 

You need to bring :

  • Extra clothes (after you have sweat because of the igloo construction it is more enjoyable if you can get changed and be dry),
  • A pair of snowproof footwear (or two but no boots),
  • A rucksack of 40L with water and a snack,
  • A garbage bag to keep your stuff dry,
  • Winter warm clothes, gloves, hat
  • Your camera, a flashlight, a survival blanket …

 

Your questions

What are the conditions to practise ?

  • Be equipped
  • Be more than 14 years old
  • Minimum number of registered people to be able to do the activity : 6 / maximum : 12 people
  • Be a little sporty and be in a good physical and mental condition

What are the alternatives? :

  • The activity takes place at the Confins (la Clusaz) or at the Semnoz (Annecy) depending on the snow conditions. We will confirm you the place of rendez vous a week before if there are still doubts about the weather. 
  • If there is no snow : the activity will be cancelled or put back. We will keep you informed as soon as possible.
  • If you don't feel like sleeping in the igloo : we propose you a hard-coded igloo, just as authentic !

Sleep in an igloo :

  • Temperature of 0°C
  • in general you build an igloo as a couple, as a family or as a group of friends
  • To protect you from the cold, we provide you a ground sheet for insulation, a mat for comfort and the sleeping bag for extreme cold.

 

 

Our other outdoor winter sports around Annecy : 

 

chien de traineau annecy   motoneige annecy   nuit igloo annecy   descente en luge   raquette annecy
Dog Sledding   Snowmobile   A night in an igloo   Toboggan run   Snowshoe hiking

 

 

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