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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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Une équipe à votre écoute


Sat. January 12th, 2019 : at Les Estables : Les Veillades en Mézenc, snowshoeing night walk

Sat. January 19th, 2019 : at Les Estables : Trophée Jean Blanc, ski/snowboard race

Sun. January 20th, 2019 : at St-Front : La Draille Blanche, snowshoeing walk

Sun. February 3rd, 2019 : at Queyrières : La Nuit du Meygal Haut, snowshoeing night walk

Sun. February 17th, 2019 : at Les Estables : 35e marathon of Mézenc, skating and X-country skiing race

More informations :
Agenda Mézenc Loire Meygal Tourism Office

 
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