Fifty shades of white
You don’t have to be a skier to enjoy the magic of winter in the mountains. Snow-shoeing will get you to places even skiers never see – or you can try dog-sledding, ski-joëring, ice-climbing, snow-skooting and a whole lot more.
Making nature part of your winter holiday
Among the host of activities on offer in the mountains, the most special for us are those which bring us closer to nature.
More fun in the snow
Here are some great winter activities to experience - and where you'll find them.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.