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Vercors Ski & Pulk

Traverse the wild high plateaus of the Vercors Mountains (French Alps) as if you have embarked on a polar expedition: on skis pulling a pulk sled for your gear. How did the world's greatest explorers cross Antarctica? Through a safe experience not far from home, learn more about the challenges and the incredible elation from this type of adventure.

  • Fitness
  • Technique
  • Environment
  • January 24-26, 2020
    Next departure
  • 35 km
    Total distance
  • 3 days
    Duration
  • Activities
    Ski touring
  • € 480
    Price
  • 8
    Number of participants
4 available slots
out of 8

Route & Maps

DAY BY DAY

DAY 1

10 km. Vertical gain: 500m
Meet in Corrençon-en-Vercors at 8:30 am, at the golf course parking lot. You should already have all of the required gear (you can rent gear at Sport Bec Skis, a shop in Corrençon-en-Vercors open from 08:30-19:00). Transfer by bus to the expedition starting point.

Training and preparation with professional guides: learn pulk sledding, orienteering, and winter camping techniques, as well as how to use an avalanche transceiver. Camp as a group in expedition tents.

DAY 2

15 km. Vertical gain: 450m. Vertical drop: 350m.
Start a one-night, 24-hour, self-sufficient adventure without a guide, if you wish.

Melanie, will lead the way and set a track if you would like to follow it.
Choose your own campsite location, and set up your tent on your own. (For those who are not yet ready, you can camp with Melanie).

DAY 3

10 km. Vertical gain: 250m. Vertical drop: 500m.
Ski the last 10km together as a group.
Enjoy a final meal together at the guest house in Corrençon-en-Vercors. End of the trip 3 pm.

Activities

We recommend doing the Vercors traverse on touring skis, easier with the vertical drops.

 

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Departures & Prices

From To Adult price <21 years old Place restante  
Jan 24, 2020 Jan 26, 2020 480 € 435 € 4 Register
Feb 7, 2020 Feb 9, 2020 480 € 435 € 4 Register
Feb 14, 2020 Feb 16, 2020 480 € 435 € 7 Register
Feb 28, 2020 Mar 1, 2020 480 € 435 € 6 Register

Includes

  • Professionals guides
  • Bivouac gear (tents, stoves)
  • Pulk sled, IGN topographic maps
  • Safety gear (avalanche transceiver, shovel,)
  • Lodging (3 nights in a tent)
  • Food for 3 days (drinks excluded for the sunday lunch)
  • Transfers and logistics

Not included

  • Transportation to the meeting point (Corrençon-en-Vercors)
  • Ski equipment (skis + boots + skin)
  • Safety gear (GPS, emergency locater beacon)
  • Your personal gear (view list to download)
  • Drinks on the sunday lunch at the restaurant
  • Repatriation insurance
List of required gear for participants
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Terms and conditions to participate


 

  • Fitness
    Fitness
    Be in good enough shape to ski more than 10 km per day (a 6 to 7-hour effort)
  • Skills
    Skills
    Know how to ski on red trail.
  • Motivation
    Motivation
    Be ready to push your limits!

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