High Level Pyrenees Snowshoe Holiday

France & Spain, Snowshoeing, 8 days - from $1,390 (land only)

SnowshoeingWinter Activity

The following checklist should help you with your packing. As a general rule, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum.

You must bring the following items:

Daypack/rucksack – 35-45 litres*

Waterproof hiking boots (above ankle high)

Gaiters

Socks

Underwear

Trekking trousers (pants)

Ski salopettes or waterproof overtrousers (rainpants)

Long johns (thermal underwear)

Thermal base layer shirts

T-shirts and/or casual shirts

Fleece jacket or warm jumper

Windproof / waterproof jacket

Warm jacket (eg. down)

Lightweight thermal gloves

Warm and waterproof over gloves or mittens

Warm hat & balaclava

Eyewear – sunglasses with side protection

Sheet sleeping bag

Headtorch / headlamp with spare batteries

Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)

Water bottles 1 Litre (x2)

Wash bag and toiletries

Antibacterial hand wash

Small padlock (to lock trek bag)

Basic First Aid Kit including: Antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), painkillers, plasters and blister treatment. Glucose tablets and multi-vitamin tablets are also a good idea.

The following items are optional:

Trainers / sneakers (for valley use)

Spare laces

Fleece trousers

Thermos flask

Camera, media, batteries

Travel clothes

The following are provided locally:

Snowshoes

Ski poles

Avalanche Transceiver, probes, shoves etc

Sleeping bags/extra shoes – are NOT required as bedding and hut shoes/slippers are provided at mountain refuges. However, we do recommend you bring a sheet sleeping bag.

*Note that you will need to carry everything you require (including your mountain equipment) for the 2 nights at the Renclusa refuge.

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