FIRST STEPS IN OUTDOOR SPORTS

Publication date 17 July 2019,
 


A stay in the mountains is a great opportunity to get yourself back on form and fill up ion energy! MTB, hiking, climbing, via ferrata are just some of the activities avaiblable to anyone. Whether you are a beginner or a pro, a fantastic playground awaits you from the bottom of the valley to the most beautiful summit of the Aravis range. Let us guide you, the adventure is just beginning.
 

HIKING? TRAIL RUNNING? … A BIT OF BOTH!

Hiking or running, that’s just a question of pace. Hundreds kilometers of trails run across the valley. From flowery pastures to the rocky summits, easy hikes and long treks await every nature lovers.
 

➤ Maps & app

Whether your hike lasts an hour or four: enjoy, breath and oxygenate! We are not all Kilian Jornet, so feel free to run along the trails whenever you like. You will find several guides and maps at the Touriste Office in order to get ready for your next getaway. Many hiking trails are also available online and the most connected hikers will like the new mobile app Virées en Aravis to keep at all times every courses on their smartphone. In short, you will never get lost and enjoy 200% of our mountain landscapes.

 

E-SHOP
 

Hiking in La Clusaz


➤ With a guide

To hike the summits, uplands and combes of La Clusaz safely, don’t hesitate to call a mountain guide! Thanks to his experience you will learn a lot about alpine fauna and flora. Beautiful discoveries are waiting for you!


➤ Trail du Bélier

Why don’t you challenge yourself and register to our trailrunning event Le Trail du Bélier! Beginner or pro, many races are possible. There is even a hike for non-runners. What a great way to explore the magnificent panoramas of the Aravis Mountains!
 

Le Trail du Bélier
 

E-MTB, THE PERFECT WAY TO EXPLORE THE MOUNTAINS

Mountain Biking, long time viewed as a sport for the initiated is becoming more inclusive thanks to the developpement of the electric mountain bike. It’s a great way to discover the mountains for all levels and abilities.
 

Discover MTB domain
 

TRY ROCK CLIMBING WITH THE VIA FERRATA

Who hasn't ever dreamed of climbing the mountains? Well, it is not too late to go for it! Via ferrata is the perfect way to wake up the little mountaineer inside you.
 
The 700m of the « Yves Pollet-Villard » via ferrata are carved directly into the Borderan rock face and offer a stunning itinerary, perched between 1,500m and 1,800m altitude, with a breath-taking view over the thousand and one colours of the Aravis massif. It has the added bonus of an 80m suspended bridge and a spectacular final overhang. The descent follows a path through the forest, home of the chamois.

 

Attacking the via ferrata
 

A WIDE OPEN SWING

Golf in the mountains is a memorable experience! Located on the Confins plateau, in an idyllic pastoral environment, the golf course has something for everyone from beginners to experts. Discover this sport is everything within easy access from a compact 6-hole course, practise range, putting green, club hire, bar and restaurant.
 

To know more about golf
 

HIGHER IS BETTER

Because mountains are also beautiful from above, why don’t you try paragliding? Tandem, acrobatic, or learning flights… you will have a unic point of view over the village, the pastures and all the Aravis Range.
 
Once you get to the take-off area using chairlifts, you will spend long minutes carried by the wind. Between adrenaline and contemplation, this wonderful experience is definitely worth seeing.
 

Take off
 

In the middle of accessible mountains, your wishes have no limit. No need to travel to the end of the world to step out of your comfort zone. Running, climbing, rolling or flying, explore La Clusaz in all ways and from all angles. Now, it's your turn!

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