With the arrival of winter and the first few snowflakes or major snow showers, there is a magical appearance to the landscape giving a new perspective of the mountains. So that you don't miss out on this spectacle, check out our advice on keeping warm whatever the circumstances.
During winter and spring snow is transformed by sun and wind. The snowy covering alters. To progress under the safest conditions and anticipate, it’s best to be able to read the snow. Mountain guides give you the right information.
Depending on the weather conditions, difficulty of the route, state of the snow, etc., there are plenty of factors that you need to consider when choosing the right footwear for a snow hike. We give you all the advice you need for finding your feet!
When poorly equipped or where you lack the correct tools, the cold may discourage us from walking or turn outings into nightmares: twitching, contractures, thumbnail grooves, chills… Discover all our recommendations to face the colder temperatures and make hiking comfortable: