Level 1: discover

My first Wild camp

Fancy acquiring new outdoor skills to become your own guide ? 
Jump into Explora Project world for a 2-days intense experience near Chamonix!

  • Fitness
  • Technique
  • Environment
  • 12-14 juin 2020
    Next departure
  • 30 km
    Passy Natural Reserve
  • 3 days
    2 nights
  • 295 €
    Price
  • 10
    Participants
2 available slots
out of 12

Route & Maps

LEARNING & WORKSHOPS:

- Installation of a bivouac: tent, looms, gear management, stove, waste & water management.
- Food: freeze-dried food, alternatives to freeze-dried, study what Mother Nature offers us.
- Hiking techniques: orienteering  with maps and compass, topography
- Weather: the basics.
- Leave No Trace principle: preservation of the environment, fauna and flora

DAY BY DAY

DAY 1: 1000m + / 400m -
Meet at Le Lignon car park (above the Cascade du Rouget, access from Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval) at 8.30am.
Welcome, weekend presentation, equipment check-up.
Week-end kick-off !
Around 17h, installation of the camp for the night.
Knowing how to choose your campsite, how to install a tent, use a stove, cook outdoors, make a fire ... etc.

DAY 2: 1000m + / 600m -

Wake up in the heart of nature.
Breakfast and uninstallation of the camp.
Hiking day carrying the gear. Review of many hiking and expedition techniques
Installation of the camp around 17h.
Relaxation session

DAY 3: 0m + / 1 100m -
Wake up in the heart of nature.
Breakfast, stretches and uninstallation of the camp.
Enjoy the last kilometers and last moments away from civilization to recharge the batteries thoroughly.
After some first aid and a last look at the mountains, the stay will end with a convivial meal at the Chalet du Lignon. 
Return to the car park at 16h.

ACCESS

Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval : in car
1H from Geneva or Chamonix
2H30 from Lyon

Our Explorer-Guide

  • "I am an hiking guide, mountain bike monitor, from a small valley not too touristic in Haute Savoie (yes, yes, it does exist). I had the chance to travel to different destinations, for myslef or to guide groups but it is definitely in the Nordic countries that I have most whacked these last 8 years.

    I definitely prefer the word "trip" to "expedition". For me the fitness performance is not an objective in itself, it is juts a way. Large landscapes quest, immensity, sense of distance, autonomy, homelessness are my main motivations, and I love sharing them all with my groups.

    I spend my free time in different passions, fishing for trout in the mountains, renovating an old Savoyard farm, market gardening, photographing, and above all, picking crystals in the Mont-Blanc massif.

    See you soon on the way! "

Activities

3 days & 2 nights to learn Trekking skills, wild camping techniques and an unforgettable nights into the real Wild.

📸 Julien Heuret

Departures & Prices

From To Adult price <21 years old Place restante  
Jun 12, 2020 Jun 14, 2020 295 € 265 € 7 Register
Jul 11, 2020 Jul 13, 2020 295 € 265 € 9 Register
Jul 24, 2020 Jul 26, 2020 295 € 265 € 8 Register
Aug 21, 2020 Aug 23, 2020 295 € 265 € 10 Register

Included 

  • Teaching & Guiding by our Explorer-Guide
  • Orienteering & outdoor gears : expeditions tents, fuel and camping stove
  • Food : Freeze-dry food for mornign & dinners and fresh meals for lunch.
  • Nights: 2 nights in wild camping
  • Lunch in a restaurant on Sunday 

Not included

  • Transport from and to the meeting point
  • Your personal gear (Download compulsory equipment list below)
  • Personal Insurance
  • Everything not written in Included section
List of required gear for participants
Download

Terms and conditions to participate

Level 1: discover

Be in Good Shape.
Up to 6 hours of activity per day.

  • Fitness
    Fitness
    Be in good shape Up to 6 hours of activity per day.
  • Skills
    Skills
    Be able to walk!
  • Motivation
    Motivation
    All fired up for a wild experience!

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