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Spring-time mountain walking/snow-shoeing  holiday in the French Pyrénées

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Dates:

Saturday  23 March 2019 – 30th March 2019

We offer a professional and friendly holiday staying in home from home, gite style accommodation at Chez Hawkins in the foothills of the Pyrennes.

What is included in your holiday:

7 nights Dinner, Bed & Breakfast (in shared twin/double accommodation), packed lunch & afternoon tea

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baiml logo 2 with a qualified International Mountain Leader leading all the walks.

  • 1 rest day to relax, you have many options from the front door. Dinner will be at our local restaurant, Pre du Bonheur.
  • Also there will be a trip to the Thermal baths in Ax les Thermes for a 35 euros supplement (min 2 people)

Prices:

750 € per person based on sharing a twin room, single occupancy available

To book your holiday we require 50% of the holiday price on booking and the remainder one calendar month before the start of the holiday.

On booking please inform us of any special dietary requirements

What you need:

  • Mountaineering and trekking insurance (must include mountain rescue insurance)
  • Here are two options, if you need any assistance with this please do not hesitate to contact us:
  • http://www.ski-club-du-commerce.com/licence-carte-neige-option-medium-adulte.html
  • https://www.thebmc.co.uk/modules/insurance/
  • Without this insurance we will not be able to take you on the mountain
  • Comfortable broken in walking boots with ankle support and snow gaiters
  • Walking poles with baskets
  • Water proof trousers and jacket
  • Warm hat and gloves
  • Suitable clothing layers http://www.decathlon.co.uk/how-to-choose-your-snowshoeing-clothes.html
  • Other useful information
  • Transfer from Toulouse airport can be arranged, price on application
  • Carhire available (Toulouse 1 & a half hours)
  • Pick up possible from Foix train station
  • http://www.skyscanner.net – good site for finding flights
  •  http://www.voyages-sncf.com – good for finding trains
  •  http://www.easyjet.com
  •  https://www.ryanair.com (Carcassonne airport 1 hour by car)