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Equipment list for an organized stay

The following list is not exhaustive but propose you the main things to take. If you have any questions, call us !

Equipment for a winter stay

It must be anticipated that in mountain the weather can change quickly. Plan a warm clothing and a light clothing as well as a clothing for the rain. Think also about an outfit for the evening.

Non-exhaustive list :

  • Warm clothes,
  • comfortable trousers but not too thick (or tights + over-trousers ),
  • polar jacket,
  • mountain jacket (waterproof windbreaker),
  • cap or hood (take two in case of bad weather),
  • war gloves and/or mitts (be prepared for bad weather),
  • scarf,
  • warm socks,
  • leggings (useful in deep snow),
  • a change of clothes for the evening,
  • a swimming costume/trunks and a towel for the hotel's swimming pool,
  • a pair of over-ankle hiking boots (mandatory - NOT "snow boots" or low-sided shoes) and a pair of shoes for the evening.
  • Sunglasses or snow goggles (very usefull if it snows and if you have eyeglasses),
  • sun cream,
  • a rucksack (30 to 40-litre capacity),
  • a flask of at least 1.5 litres (possibly a vacuum one),
  • personal first aid kit* (double thickness sticking plasters for blisters, disinfectant, dressings, etc.),
  • a survival blanket (it's light, small, cheap but it can be very usefull),
  • needle and thread (just in case),
  • camera,
  • binoculars...

* Many products or drugs are only available on prescription (Doliprane, Bétadine, etc.). Your guide will therefore not be able to give you them, unless so instructed by the SAMU (ambulance and emergency service) in an emergency. So you are advised to bring your own
 

Equipment for a summer stay

It must be anticipated that in mountain the weather can change quickly. Plan a warm clothing and a light clothing as well as a clothing for the rain. Think also about an outfit for the evening.

Non-exhaustive list :

  • Trousers suitable for trekking, shorts or Bermuda shorts,
  • mountain jacket (waterproof windbreaker),
  • T-shirts,
  • warm pullover or fleece,
  • cap or hat (to prevent sunstroke),
  • gloves and cap (in case of bad weather),
  • rambler's socks (several pairs),
  • leggings (in case it rains),
  • comfortable evening wear,
  • swimming costume/trunks and a towel for the hotel's swimming pool (for trekking if you have a picnic by the water's edge!),
  • a pair of over-ankle or ankle-length hiking boots (firm ankle support is important) a pair of shoes for the evening.
  • Sunglasses,
  • sun cream,
  • a rucksack (20 to 30-litre capacity),
  • possibly telescopic hiking poles,
  • a flask of at least 1.5 litres (above all for the day when you take the picnic with you),
  • personal first aid kit* (double thickness sticking plasters for blisters, disinfectant, dressings, etc.),
  • a survival blanket (it's light, small, cheap but it can be very usefull),
  • needle and thread (just in case),
  • camera,
  • binoculars.

* Many products or drugs are only available on prescription (Doliprane, Bétadine, etc.). Your guide will therefore not be able to give you them, unless so instructed by the SAMU (ambulance and emergency service) in an emergency. So you are advised to bring your own.
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Thu. May 23rd, 2019 at St Julien Chapteuil : conference on volcanism at 6.30pm.

Sat. June 1st, 2019 at Chaudeyrolles : Fin Gras festival.
Sun. June 2nd, 2019 at Le Béage : Fin Gras festival.

Sun. June 2nd, 2019 : Transcevenole, spring walk at 8.00am.

Sun. July 21st, 2019 at Saint-Front : Massif Central goat festival.

July 26 and 27th, 2019 at St Julien Chapteuil : soup festival.

Sat. August 3rd, 2019 at Chaudeyrolles : cabbage soupe.

From August 3rd to 9th, 2019 at Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille : Music Festival "The place to cuivres".

Sat. September 14th, 2019 at Les Estables : peatlands festival.

Mon. October 28th, 2019 at Chaudeyrolles : oxen re-entry festival.


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Agenda Mézenc Loire Meygal Tourism Office

 
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