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activities


White water rafting
Scouts wear a buoyancy aid, wetsuit and helmet. In group size of 6-8 people, including a qualified instructor scouts navigate down a river including white water thrills. A real highlight activity in the alps. 

Climbing and via ferrata
Younger scouts are harnessed and wear a helmet as they try to climb the dizzy heights of the 30 metre outdoor crag. 

Older scouts are harnessed and wear a helmet as they traverse along a steel cable which runs along a set route fixed to the rock face, the via ferata. 

High ropes and zip wire - click here
Make your way from tree to tree avoiding the pitfalls here and there; test your balance, overcome your fear of heights, or pick-up speed on a zip-wire... a tase of what's in store on our forest adventure!

Scouts attempt different routes according to height, from easiest to the most gnarly.

Mountain hut - click here
Wearing appropriate clothing for hiking (including boots), scouts set off up the dizzy heights of the Haut Giffre valley to stay the night in a mountain refuge. Image awesome views, no wifi and great team bonding. 

scouts at the mountain refuge


Luge (sledge) - click here
A roller coaster in the mountains! Rail track 1300m long with jumps, turns, spins at 540 ° ... Fun & thrills!

Town visit
On our final day we visit the local village of Samoëns for scouts to purchase souvenirs or if you are lucky gifts for allowing them to join the adventure.

Aiguille du Midi cable car - click here

Undoubtedly the highlight of the week.

The Aiguille du Midi is a 3842m peak in the Mont Blanc massif of the French Alps. This is the closest you can get to the summit of Mont-Blanc without hiking or climbing.








 

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