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Glacier Walking

Enjoy spectacular views & unbelievable ice formations

These guided walks last for a half or full day and take in the spectacular glacier with its fascinating ice formations. A truly rewarding experience for all abilities. Learn how to use crampons and ice axes in groups of 4 to 6 people.
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  • Difficulty: Medium
  • Run time: Half Day
  • Min age: 8
  • Guide price: Free to 10€

What to Wear?

Bring walking boots, sun cream, sunglasses, gloves and a waterproof jacket, otherwise no equipment is needed. Crampons, Ice picks and other equipment are provided by the guide. The best resorts for Glacier walks are Tignes and Chamonix.

Booking & Availability

Some activities are included for free in our complimentary Active Packs. Active Packs must booked for each person in resort. You will be given a booking form on arrival. All activities, including those on our Free Active packs, must be booked on arrival in resort with our Activity Reps who will give advice and recommendations whilst helping you plan your week.

The availability of activities is generally excellent and guests can always take part in their chosen activity. Some activities take place on a set days and if an activity is ever cancelled, you will be offered an alternative activity or a full refund in resort.

Do inform us of any activities you may wish to try prior to departure using the "Client Area" link that we send your group leader after booking your holiday so we can be ready to plan your week of activities on arrival.

Over 80 Activities To Try!

Our Holidays come with more than enough free activities for your week included in our ‘Free Active Packs’ (which are worth up to £355).

You can try even more activities once in resort. Some may carry a small cost and not all activities are available in all resorts.

Tignes Active Pack >

Val d'Isere Active Pack > 

Les Gets Active Pack >

Morzine Active Pack >

Terms for Activities provided within Active Packs, or sold separately on arrival. 

All activities and excursions sold in resort or included within our Free Active Packs, such as but not limited to, White Water Rafting, Canyoning, Climbing (etc) are run by third party suppliers for whom Alpine Elements act as Agents. Their Terms and Conditions will apply. As such, these activities will not form part of your package holiday contract with us. We advise that you request a copy of the supplier’s Terms and Conditions on arrival from your host or hotel reception if you wish to clarify the legal terms applicable to the contract governing the excursion.

Multi Activity passes (Contained within Active Packs) 

The Magic Pass pass, Sportignes pass or Summer Gift pass, (Cadeaux Ete), are provided by the Morzine-Les Gets, Tignes and Val d’isere Tourist Offices respectively, and their terms and conditions will apply. As such, these activities will not form part of your package holiday contract with us. Alpine Elements merely act as agents and will collect these passes from the Tourist Offices and deliver them to you, for your convenience. Our clients must understand that there are risks involved with the activities contained in our programme, and on these Multi Activity passes. We advise that you request a copy of the supplier’s Terms and Conditions on arrival from your Active Rep or hotel reception if you wish to clarify the legal terms applicable to the contract governing the Multi Activity pass.

Booking Additional Activities 

All additional activities, (not contained within our Active Packs), must be booked and paid for in resort with our Activity Reps who will give recommendations whilst helping you plan your week. The availability of activities is generally excellent and guests can almost always take part in their chosen activity. Some activities take place on set days and if an activity is ever cancelled, you will be offered an alternative activity of similar value or a refund in resort.

Hazardous Sports 

You accept and understand that mountain biking and other mountain sports and water sports such as (but not limited to) White Water Rafting, Canyoning, Climbing and Mountain biking (etc) are hazardous activities. You accept the risks for death and injury and it is your responsibility to ensure that you have the required level of insurance cover, fitness and skill to participate in such activities. If you are traveling with children, they remain your responsibility, and the onus is on you to decide whether they are able to take part in the activities with or without parental supervision. You will exercise due care and attention at all times.

Insurance Cover 

It is also your responsibility to ensure you have adequate Insurance Cover for the various activities included within our Active Packs or for any other Additional Activities you may choose to take part in.

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