3-day Snowshoeing at la Grave

Join Katrina, a local certified mountain leader, on this 3-day Snowshoeing at la Grave. And fall in love with this amazing place in the Hautes Alps.




Trip Duration

3 days

Mountain Range


People per Guide

8 people

Trip Level


Offer Period

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Dec

Type of Trip




    This 3-day Snowshoeing at la Grave will take you to a unique and magical adventure in the heart of La Meije massif.

    La Grave is a small French town in the High Alps province. It is known as one of the most beautiful and traditional towns in France.

    And I dare you to come snowshoeing to some of its best spots. I’ll guide you to discover the gentle mountain sceneries and make slips in the snow. We’ll escape into the silence of a magical forest and follow the animal traces. And we’ll enjoy the quietness and magic of winter, or just spend a warm and friendly time together.

    This program can be adapted depending on weather conditions, mountain conditions, snow and participants. The mountain guide is the only person that can make changes to the program related to the safety or the group.

    I invite you to send me a request if you want to spend some days here next winter. It will be my pleasure to take you to discover the secrets of this wonderful place, my favourite in the Alps.

    And if you want to try a summer hike, please take a look at my Hiking in the Ecrins National Park.

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    Price per person

    Group of 1
    705 EUR

    Group of 2
    353 EUR

    Group of 3
    235 EUR

    Group of 4
    176 EUR

    Group of 5
    141 EUR

    Group of 6
    118 EUR

    Group of 7
    100 EUR

    Group of 8
    88 EUR


    Price includes

    • Guiding fee


    • Day 1First hikes

      A first calm day where we’ll cross the plains and forests of Villar d’Arêne. We’ll also go to the Aiguillon Pass. With a little luck, we’ll observe the chamois wintering in these places.
      Altitude change: 350 m.

    • Day 2Hike to the south face of la Grave

      Today we’ll hike the south face above La Grave on the Côte Rouge ridges. We will ascend the Signal de la Grave summit (2446 m) and admire the incredible views of La Meije massif and Rousse massif. We’ll descend through the alpine hamlets of Clots.
      Altitude change:  750 m.

    • Day 3Hike to the Emparis plateau

      The last day, we’ll make a sports ascent to the incredible Emparis plateau, a snowy immensity with an amazing view of the north face of La Meije and its typical northern terrain.
      Altitude change: 650 m.


    Other details

    Skill level required


    Fitness level required


    More info

    Weather: We’ll move in the mountain (between 1400 and 2500 m), thermal amplitudes can be significant in a single day regardless of the season. Your clothing should be scalable (several thin coats are better suited than one thick layer).


    About the Guide


    Whilst born in Slovakia I have lived in France since 2005 in the lovely village of la Grave in the Hautes Alpes. Every day, summer; autumn; winter and spring, I love to discover the fauna and flora of this changing mountain environment through all outdoor activities and particularly Nordic Walking, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Snowshoeing and Hiking.
    I graduated in France as an International Mountain Leader, Mountain Bike and Nordic Walking Guide in 2012.
    I have a Masters Degree in Environmental Sciences (1997), Comenius University (Bratislava, Slovakia) and I take joy when I can share my knowledge of the natural mountain environment including the fauna and flora, medicinal and edible plants and how we can use them. I know all those secret, special places to see the best these mountains have to offer.
    I represented Slovakia as a member of the National Orienteering team. The experience of practicing sport at such a high level allows me to help you get in shape and enjoy the mountains. Whatever your fitness level I can help you exceed your own expectations. Whether you are slow and unfit but want to spend time in the mountains, recovering from injury and missing the environment or a super fit athlete I can offer a package designed for you.
    Through my professional experience as a Marketing manager for 7 years I can also offer seminars, photo shoots of outdoor activities, team building and tailored made expeditions’ for all organisations.



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    What People are Saying

    • 4 reviews


    Katarina nous a accompagné pour une journée raquette. Et malgré le fait que je n\'étais pas super motivé pour cette activité et une météo pas incroyable, Katarina, de par sa bonne humeur, à su motiver tout le groupe et nous a fait passer une très belle journée.  Nous avons fait un circuit autour du col du Lautaret et elle nous a emmené dans quelques beaux endroits. A faire !
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    Seule guide féminine de la bande, elle nous a fait découvrir la raquette durant deux jours. Toujours souriante et avenante, elle reste sereine en toute circonstances pour nous faire part de sa passion de la montagne.
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    Avec Katarina, nous avons fait une randonnée en raquettes. Une activité à laquelle j’accordais une moins grande importance par rapport aux autres activités du séjour. J’ai été bien surpris car Katarina a su nous faire part de sa connaissance de la montagne et de la nature et ce dans la bonne humeur. On est sorti des sentiers battus, et la raquette a pris un tout autre aspect. C’est avec plaisir que je signe pour une autre randonnée avec ce guide.
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    Katarina est vraiment une guide agréable avec qui passer une journée de raquette. Elle a toujours le sourire aux lèvres et est toujours prête à partager son expérience ! L\'itinéraire choisi était parfaitement adapté à notre niveau et aux conditions météorologiques. Je la recommande vivement !
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