***Update next trip 3rd-10th March 2018 Norway**** updated trip info coming soon
Come explore the French Alps with us, we will show you what snowkiting is all about across the amazing Col Du Lautaret, a vast beautiful area for any adventure seeker or adrenaline junkie.
The trip is open to any skill level, whether you are an experienced kitesurfer or have never flown a kite we have tuition to suit you.
Cost of Trip €590 includes
- 7 nights accommodation with home cooked breakfast and dinner everyday
- Transfers to and from Turin Airport
- Transport to snowkite spot everyday (10mins)
- Guided tours to some of the best spots for snowkiting – flats, rolling hills, steeper slopes for gliding, canyons and a variety of more challenging terrain – you name it. Whatever landscape you want to kite, we’ll take you there.
Have you never snowkited before? Not to worry, Alex from Kite legende We can also arrange for rental of kites, snowboard or skis if you want to travel light. €150 for 3 day rental, €300 for 1 week rental,
Serre chevalier Vallée is one of Europe’s largest ski resort and is 5 minute walk from our chalet,
We will fly to Turin airport (TRN) on Saturday 5th March 06:15 am with Ryanair FR 9444, returning Saturday 12th March 10:10am FR9445, you will book your own flights and we look after everything else once we get to Turin, Transfer to Lautaret Pass roughly 2hr 15mins
Col du Lautaret is at 2058M above sea levels and had perfect snow condition from November to May each year, The pass is a good road and opened for winter season unlike many other passes, we are 15 minutes away from Serre Chevalier which has 62 ski lifts and 81 slopes from green runs to black runs.
But why to use the lift when you can climb the mountain with a kite and the wind and you get to spend a week with a group of like-minded adventurers, all there to soak in the experience of a lifetime
Each morning after breakfast we will get a brief for the day,
Flights from Dublin to Turin are Saturday 5th to Saturday 12th with Ryanair @ €131.98 return as of 18th November,
Is it hard?
Its a bit easier than kitesurfing as there is less friction on snow and you don’t need much wind to get going as you are already standing up.
Skis or Snowboard?
Ski’s are definitely easier to learn on, no question. Even if you are a seasoned snowboarder a novice skier will pick it up quicker. but if you have really only want to use snowboard then go for it
Can i rent gear?
Yes there is snowboards and kites to rent there at an excellent rate,
- Winter sports travel insurance is required for this trip
- Flights are booked by you to Turin