Discovering nature... on snowshoes in Val Thorens

Looking for an activity that combines fun, sport and discovery? Snowshoeing in the heart of Val Thorens!

Did you know that snowshoeing is the oldest winter sport in the world? Born over 10,000 years ago, it enabled hunters to get around easily despite the depth of the snow. Today, snowshoeing is a genuine sporting and leisure activity.

The advantage? Everyone can enjoy it, as it requires no particular technique or physical condition. What's more, you can discover the resort's sublime landscapes at your own pace.

You can go snowshoeing on your own or with a guide. See the list of snowshoe outings providers at the bottom of the page.

Where to go snowshoeing in Val Thorens?

On snowshoes, you can footpaths. Several routes are available:

  • The easy Marine trail: 1 hour 15 minutes downhill over 5 kilometres.
  • Medium level: the Montagnette and 2 lakes trails :
    • La Montagnette: 2 km round trip, 1h30
    • The 2 lakes: 2.1 km round trip, 1 hour
  • The La Moutière path is a difficult one: 4 hours and 6.1 km return.

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