Winter Activities in the Mountains

More fun in the snow

Here are some great winter activities to experience - and where you'll find them.

winter canyoning

Winter Canyoning

French Pyrenees lead the way in this exhilarating sport

Try winter canyoning as part of a multi-activity holiday in the Luchon area in the French Pyrenees with The Adventure Creators adventure holiday specialists.

snowshoeing, Manigod, Les Aravis


A Guide for Beginners

Simply Savoie’s snowshoe walks leader Mark Tennent gives us the snowshoe basics - technique, equipment and other tips for the beginner.

Dog-sledding teams with passengers, Vallée d'Abondance


Challenge yourself and give it a go

When you feel the call of the wild nothing campares to the sensation of gliding silently through a snowy landscape behind an eager team of sled-dogs.

Guided snowshoe walk in the French Pyrenees

Snow shoeing with a guide in the Pyrenees

We take a look at how snowshoeing with a guide in the Pyrenees can give you the freedom to explore these magnificent peaks alongside a small group of people who share your sense of adventure.


Traverse of the Chartreuse

Long distance walking in winter

Experience a six-day snowshoeing adventure traversing the Chartreuse, the stunning limestone massif and Natural Regional Park in the French Alps.

Frozen waterfall with ice climber.

All About Ice-Climbing

A different kind of vertical

Ice-climbing is a challenging but accessible sport which is possible during the coldest winter months in the Alps. A beginners' guide by specialists Undiscovered Alps.