Winter survival course in Courchevel 1850

Organized by Azimut Rando

Activity Snapshot

Fitness level: Occasionally sporty
Duration: 2 days
Spoken languages: English, French
Minimum age: From 14 years-old and up
Cancellation policy: moderate More info
Opening seasons:
  • J
  • F
  • M
  • A
  • M
  • J
  • J
  • A
  • S
  • O
  • N
  • D

Activity description

Take up the challenge in the mountains and learn the essentials of survival in Courchevel 1850!

Join an experienced guide in Savoie for a 24-hour guided winter survival course!

When you arrive at the meeting point in Courchevel, you'll meet your mountain guide, who will brief you on how this mountain survival course works. You'll then put on your equipment and set off for a hike in the Courchevel forest, taking in the magnificent scenery all around you. During this trip, a number of basic survival topics will be covered, including orientation, the main hazards (climate, avalanches, etc.), first aid, the use of avalanche transceivers and everything else you need to know on a survival course!

You will set up camp and build an igloo, share a meal around a fire with your qualified guide and then spend the night in a bivouac below the Col de la Loze.

The next morning, you'll enjoy a good breakfast, tidy up your base and make sure you haven't left any traces of your visit to protect the environment. You'll learn a few tricks for building a survival kit before setting off again on foot to reach the starting point of your hike and bring this survival course in Courchevel 1850 to a close.

This course is open to all outdoor enthusiasts and is ideal for mastering essential survival techniques! Thanks to the advice and knowledge of your guide, you'll be immersed in the heart of nature in Courchevel in an idyllic setting, and you'll come out the bigger for it! You'll learn the basics, the vocabulary and the methods of winter survival!

Book your 24-hour survival course in Courchevel 1850 now and venture into the mountains in winter!

Offer Description

2-day survival course.

Departure on Saturday at 12 noon, night in bivouac and return on Sunday at 12 noon.

Course of events

Day 1 :

- Arrive at meeting point at 12pm and meet guide

- Departure for a hike, learning essential survival skills

- Construction of an igloo and camp for the night

- Evening meal around the fire and bivouac

Day 2 :

- Breakfast and tidy up camp

- Walk back and learn essential survival skills

- Return to the meeting point and end of the activity at 12pm

Activity requirements

You must not have any medical contraindications to take part in this activity.

Being in good physical condition is required to take part in this activity.

It is preferable to have already done avalanche transceiver search exercises and to have already bivouacked in the summer.

Special terms

Some equipment can be lent by your guide. Please contact him or her once the activity has been confirmed if you have any questions about compulsory or optional equipment or if you would like to borrow it.

  • Evening meal
  • Breakfast
  • Sleeping bag
Do not forget to bring
  • Warm and comfortable clothing
  • Adapted shoes
  • Hat
  • Gloves
  • Snack
  • Bottle of water
  • Backpack
  • Bowl and cutlery + solid knife
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Meeting point
590 rue des Tovets, Courchevel 1850 Get directions

Cancellation policy

Cancellation 10 days or more prior to the agreed activity date
You will be automatically refunded for the full amount for the activity
10 days
Cancellation between 4 and 10 days prior to the agreed activity date
You are entitled to a 50% refund
4 days
Cancellation 4 days or later prior to the agreed activity date
No refund will be possible
Weather Guarantee
Regardless of the date, if the activity is cancelled due to bad weather conditions, you will be offered a refund or the chance to reschedule