This winter, try out ski touring with the Échappée Rando in Combloux during a nighttime ascent supervised by professionals.

During this sporting evening supervised by mountain professionals, experience an unforgettable moment in ski touring. Whether you've never stuck sealskins under your soles or whether you're already a fan of the discipline – alone, with family or friends – it doesn't matter! Let yourself be tempted by this most original outing in the heart of the Portes du Mont-Blanc at nightfall.

L’Echappée Rando: introduction to ski touring

  • Tuesdays December 26, 2023 and January 2, 2024 + Every Tuesday from February 6 to March 12, 2024
  • Meet at 17:00 p.m. at the Cry car park in Combloux
  • Departure at 17h45
  • Return around 19:30 p.m.
  • Rise time: between 45 minutes and 1h30
  • Approximate elevation: 400m D+
  • Hot drink and local products at the top of the Beauregard chairlift
  • A single price of €10 (snack included in the price)

Winter 2024 Hiking Escape Calendar

Opening hours on March 05, 2024
Tuesday Opens at 17 p.m.
Departure 17:45 p.m. (the group will not wait for latecomers, be punctual!)

Let yourself be tempted by the gourmet version!

This year, not one but two dates of Echappée Rando will take place in their gourmet format. Like the Gourmet Hike in September, let yourself be tempted by a sporting and gourmet activity in its winter version.

Opening hours on March 12, 2024
Tuesday Opens at 17 p.m.
Departure 17:45 p.m. (the group will not wait for latecomers, be punctual!)

Prices and registrations

Classic hike escape

Prices Min. Max.
Single price

10 € -

Gourmet hike escape

Prices Min. Max.
Single price

15 € -
Single price

15 € -

Practical information for participating in the Echappée Rando

Meeting point for the Echappée rando Combloux

Closed

Escape Hike

2800, route de la Cry-Cuchet
74920 Combloux
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Essential equipment

To participate in the Échappée Rando, make sure you have the essential equipment:

  • touring skis and poles adapted to your size,
  • seal skins suitable for skiing
  • insert shoes (specially designed for ski touring)
  • warm but breathable clothing for the climb
  • dry clothes for the descent
  • a headlamp

Exit sequence

After departure briefing To explain how the evening will take place and the instructions to follow, the supervisory team (ESF instructors and ski area ski patrollers) will take you to experience your first sensations in ski touring on the slopes of the Combloux ski area.

Marine Martin – OT Combloux
nocturnal ascent head sealskin group participants

The Échappée Rando route:

  1. starts at the Cry car park in Combloux,
  2. go up the Roitelets green slope.
  3. then branches off onto the blue Papa,
  4. to allow participants to begin their final ascent towards the top of the Beauregard chairlift.

For those who wish to push the hiking experience a little further, the supervising instructor will be able to demonstrate conversions on the slopes and initiate the applicants.

Once thefun and sporty ascent Once completed, you will finally be able to take off your seal skins to hit the slope! This will then be an opportunity to savor the joys of a well-deserved ski ride by the light of your headlamp, all in an enchanting nighttime setting.

If no prerequisites are required for ski touring, please note that it is nevertheless essential to know how to ski (in alpine skiing) at least on a red slope level for register for the Echappée Rando. Any use of the snowmobile to go back down due to lack of ski level will cost you €60!

Basile Dunand – OT Combloux
panorama sunset massif mont blanc escape combloux hike

Arriving at your destination, you will enjoy a breathtaking view of the most beautiful snow-capped peaks of the Alps.

For reward efforts of the climb: each participant in the Échappée Rando is invited to taste some traditional Savoy specialties in a warm environment :

  • Hot drink (mountain herbal tea) to regain strength
  • Platter of cheeses and charcuterie from local farms to eat

Rent your equipment to participate in the Echappée Rando

Would you like to take part in our night ski touring event but don't yet have your own equipment? No problem !

For the Echappée Rando, our partner stores provide you with a complete rental pack at an exceptional price of €29, including skis, skins, poles, shoes and headlamp.

At the foot of the slopes

In the center of the village

The equipment, available from 16:30 p.m. the day, must be returned before 9:30 a.m. the next day.

Don't forget to book in advance for a hassle-free experience!

Ski evenings Test Völkl, partner brand of the resort of Combloux

Black Volkl logo

If L'Échappée Rando has made you want to renew the experience and take up ski touring on a regular basis, Getting your own equipment will allow you to progress and be independent in your practice.

The Völkl brand – official partner of our charming destination facing Mont-Blanc – will be present at our evening event (dates to be defined) to present its range of touring skis.

Le ski test Völkl will give you the opportunity:

  • bytry different pairs of touring skis for free in real field conditions
  • to benefit from expert advice
  • to find the equipment that suits you, according to your desires and your level of practice

Discover the Portes du Mont-Blanc ski area

Want to experience an unforgettable winter vacation in the Alps? Combloux, a family resort village nestled at the foot of Mont-Blanc, is the ideal place for you. The Portes du Mont-Blanc ski resort, easily accessible from Combloux, is ideal for families.

The varied landscapes of the area offer breathtaking views of the most beautiful peaks of the Alps. You can admire the beauty of nature while sliding down slopes of varied profiles.

chairlift from Pertuis to Combloux

Furthermore, the Combloux resort offers a wide range of winter activities for all ages and all ski levels.

Between toboggan runs, fun areas, tracks of cross-country skiing et snowshoe trails, you will definitely find what you are looking for this winter in Combloux!


Plan your winter stay in Combloux

How about packing your bags in Combloux for a colorful winter vacation? ? Come and discover our different types of accommodation, from the heart of the village to the foot of the slopes.


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