Events in july

REFUGE DU GLACIER BLANC : ANIMATIONS ON THE MOUNTAIN ENVIRONMENT AND THE SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT OF THE REFUGE

1 and 2 July 2022, 12 – 14 July 2022 

Animation on the mountain environment:

You can discover different aspects of the mountain environment in the immediate vicinity of the refuge. For example, you will be able to :
– observe birds of prey, salamanders, marmots
– recognise the edible plants of the mountain environment
– understand the retreat of the glacier fronts
– take part in a participatory science experiment on biodiversity
– understand how the landscape was formed around the refuge
– discover the history of the site

Animation on the sustainable management of the refuge:

You will be able to discover the strategies implemented by the refuges to offer you food and shelter while respecting the environment. For example, you will discover/understand
– the production of electricity in the refuge
– the supply of food/non-food products
– the origin/flow of water
– waste management
– obtaining hot water

FAMILY BIKE PARTY!

10 July 2022 from 10:00 until 17:00

A bike day for everyone!

10am-12pm / 2pm-5pm
> Fun bikes
> Trial bike initiation / modules (from 8 years old) supervised by a qualified instructor
> Spectacular TRIAL show! Demonstration by professional riders, 3 shows: 11.45am / 3pm / 4pm (times to be confirmed)

APPOINTMENT WITH AN INSTRUCTOR-GUARD     

July 14th 2022 from 15:00 until 15:00

Meet at the intersection of the Glacier Blanc and Glacier Noir trails (20-30mn walk from Mme Carle’s Meadow) to learn more about the National Park, the glaciers, the fauna, the flora… and the job of a ranger. On registration at the Park House.

MEETING WITH A GUARD: REFUGE DES BANS  

  • 21 July 2022 from 11:30 to 11:30

Meet in front of the Bans refuge to observe and discuss mountain fauna, glaciers and the Ecrins National Park. On registration at the Park House.

MEETING WITH A GUARD: TO MEET THE BATS

28 July 2022 from 20:30 to 20:30

Night outing to see and hear bats. Registration required at the Park House. Bring warm clothes.

MOUNTAIN PASTURES, WATERFALLS: OFF THE BEATEN TRACK!

From 1 July 2022 to 31 July 2022

Hiking between mountain pastures, forest and panoramic views of the high mountains

Discovery hike, with family or friends!

Perched between torrents and a green plateau, the huts await us at the bend in the path for a picnic, facing the high mountains. Waterfalls, marmots and flowers are waiting for you!

Possibility of various itineraries for sportsmen or beginners:
– The White Glacier and the Geology of the Alps”, a science hike on the trail of the history of the Alps.
– Les Lac d’altitude, un eco-système à protéger”, a family hike with a moderate difference in altitude.
– My 1st 3000″, a sporty hike with a breathtaking panorama
– Bivouac and hut”, for a night under the stars…

Walking shoes obligatory.
Backpack with picnic and equipment for the day.

GREAT ASTRONOMY EVENING AT THE TOP OF THE PELVOUX CHAIRLIFT!

18 July 2022 from 18:30 to 23:00
August 1st 2022 from 18:30 until 23:00

Journey to the land of the stars with Laurie Brunet.
Musical atmosphere with Fanny ROME

Fanny proposes musical punctuations. Soft atmosphere.
Sound lines whose vibrations will relax the mind and encourage fine observation.

Charge 18€ adult / 12€ child The price includes the ski lifts, the meal (aperitif/entrée/grillades/dessert) and entertainment on site. Ascent and descent by chairlift.
From 8 years old. Registration required https://www.paysdesecrins.com/nos-animations
Limited number of places.
Warm clothes and headlamp required.

CONFERENCE HIKE ON THE HISTORY OF MOUNTAINEERING

Every Monday from 23 June 2022 to 29 August 2022
* One departure at 9:00 am and one at 2:00 pm
* Subject to favourable weather conditions

Christophe Kern, High Mountain Guide, will take you on a hike, a route without great difficulty. During the stages of the route he will show you the emblematic summits and tell you the history of mountaineering in the massif.

In the footsteps of a mountain guide, discover the saga of the first explorers up to the extreme exploits of today’s mountaineers in the Ecrins.
A route without great difficulty, made up of several stages, will allow you to observe in detail the most emblematic summits of the massif and to evoke the great pages of mountaineering in the Ecrins.

Iconography and a multitude of anecdotes will be presented to help you understand the historical context of these extraordinary feats.

Sessions in English on reservation
Sessions for people with reduced mobility on reservation

PARAGLIDING INITIATION COURSE

From 13 June 2022 to 31 August 2022
Closed on Saturday, Sunday
* On reservation
* Subject to favourable weather conditions

 

The paragliding school welcomes you for an introductory or advanced course, depending on your level!
From 1 to 5 days.


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