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250 km slopes and a vast snow-kiting spot

THE ULTIMATE SNOWKITE EXPERIENCE

Have you ever wanted to try something else? Do you like flying kites, snowboarding or skiing? Are you open to new experiences? Try our snowkite trip, the new snowboarding/skiing! With the help of a kite and your snowboard/ski gear, you will fly over a vast snow surface in the French Alps. In cooperation with our IKO and KNWV (professional and certified snowkiters), we have chosen an incredible and accessible location in the famous French town Alp D’huez.

On location, there will be snowkite clinics and special snowkite equipment available. Snow-kiting in the Alps is a unique experience! The area has beautiful ski and snowboard slopes… and in wintertime wind. You will fly meters high in the open air of the mountains surrounded by breathtaking landscapes. Come and discover an unknown snowkite spot and experience your extra snow boost with us.

Wind & Climate

SPOT INFO ALP D’HUEZ

The stunning snowkite location is next to the slopes in the famous French village Alp D’Huez. This location is suitable for beginners and advanced snow kiters. Snow-kiting is a young and developing sport but has started to spread only recently. Many adrenaline junkies try insane jumps with the help of strong mountain winds in the area.

Endless snowfields and beautiful mountains make this place ideal for snow-kiting. At a height of 2800 meters and with clear weather, you will have an unforgettable view of the French Alps. Alp D’ Huez is a wind and snow reliable area with 250 km of skiing and snowboarding slopes. If the wind speeds are too low, there will be an alternative. You can use a day ski pass to shoot down the slopes or slide and jump over at the fun park. After an action-filled day in the snow, you can relax or join the ‘apres-ski’ party in the village.

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Team: Felix Maks

– 10 C

Level: all levels, perfect for beginner.

Wind: 3 / 7 days windy for sure

Groupsize: min. 12 / max. 15

Team: Klaas Adema

inclusive

7 Overnight stays in shared room prive Chalet
Ski pass for 6 days
Kitestorage
Snowkite clinic
Professional snowkite guides & travel guidance
Return bus transport from Utrecht – Alp D’huez
New snowkitespot in Europe!!
Guaranteed an amazing adventure & progression

date & prices 2020

1 week from €1099 incl. early book discount € 899
Arrival / Departure day on SATURDAY
Week 1 : 21 – 28 march 2020   

Transport: In a 9 passenger bus you’ll drive with us to Alp D’huez and back. Plenty of stops on the way and enough storage for bagage.

exclusive / optional

Upgrade to a single room (€ 27,50 p/n extra)
Snowkite lessons and/or rentals
Snowboard or ski lessons & gear rental
Dinner and drinks (approx. around €10-25 per day)
Extra activities & trips on site

What to expect?

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SNOW KITE LESSONS / RENTALS
We are teaching snow-kiting in collaboration with the best kite school and local guide, Sebastien. He is an expert in the mountains and started a small, but professional snowkite school out of pure passion! Have you ever tried snowboarding, skiing or kiting? If not, then it is important to take some lessons otherwise you cannot enter the mountain. If yes, then you can snowkite and the standard package is sufficient! Our team will help you find your way and show you the area. With our snow-kiting trip, your level does not matter. Everyone is welcome! At your booking, make sure to note your level of experience so we can best prepare your snow-kiting adventure.

SKI AREA, LOCATION & NIGHTLIFE
Alp D’Huez, the name probably rings a bell. It is well known from an etape of the Tour de France. Further, it is also one of the most beautiful ski areas in France with 250 km of slopes and 300 days of sun per year. The ski lifts and slopes are suitable for every level and it would be impossible to not enjoy yourself! For an evening out, the village has a variety of lively bars and delicious restaurants. As well, there are a great deal of ski and snowboard schools, heated public swimming pools and sauna’s at your disposal. It will be more than enough to enjoy to the fullest for one week!

Luxury chalet next to the slope

ACCOMMODATION

You will be staying with a group in a warm cosy chalet right next to the ski and snowboard slopes. The chalet is equipped with everything your heart desires including space to cook for lunch or/and breakfast for yourself. You will be residing with other snowkiters in a room that has an en suite shower and toilet. The location of the chalet itself is perfect for a excellent stay.

How can I book a trip?

Booking a trip with us can be very easy. Just send us a message, phone call, whats appje or send a carrier pigeon that you want and we will take care of the rest. Once you book, we reserve a place for you for the journey up to 10 days. If the deposit has been transferred (25% of the total amount) then you are sure that you will be there! You can still cancel the trip for free up to 2 days after your booking, after which costs will be charged.

How is the group composition?

Our groups can vary from young to old, and are often balanced with both men and women. The group usually consists of ages between 20 and 45 with exceptions of course. We teach beginners and give tips to advanced snowkiters so you can expect every level with us. We also often offer group activities that you can join without obligation. On some trips you may share a large room with other KiteActive guests, but this is indicated. Often you can see in advance through our Facebook Events which people will be present during the trip.

What is the level of this trip

For all levels! From beginner to very advanced, you can enjoy yourself at this snowkite spot

Help! I can't in this period

Unfortunately!! We really only offer this event during this period of time. But, luckily outside this period we also offer some other great  kitesurf events and keep an eye on our Facebook to stay informed when new data comes online

Do I need lessons?

Can you kitesurf? And can you ski or snowboard? Then you can go snowkiting and you don’t have to book a lesson. Our team helps you on your way and you can fully enjoy the location.

Uhm, my question isn't answered..

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zo ziet een gemiddelde week eruit

Programma

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Dag 1 | Vrijdag avond

Vrijdag avond vertrekken wij met z’n allen richting Frankrijk. Zorg dat je om 22:30 op een centraal punt in Nederland bent. Welke exacte locatie laten wij je nog weten. Wij rijden de hele nacht door en hopen dat jullie s’ ochtends fris en fruitig op de kitespot aan komen.
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Dag 2 | Zaterdag

We hebben de hele nacht gereden en hopelijk hebben jullie een beetje kunnen slapen. De eerste dag is orientatie dag. We gaan met z’n allen naar de snowkite spot en kijken hoe de condities zijn.
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Dag 3 | Zondag

Het standaard programma begint. Rond half 9 ontbijt. Rond 10:00 boven op de snowkite spot om te kijken hoe de wind is. Afhankelijk start snowkiten en anders snowboarden skien door het gebied. Rond 17:00 apres skien rond 19:00 wordt er lekker gegeten met z’n allen en dan begint het feest weer opnieuw 🙂
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Dag 4 | Maandag

Het standaard programma begint. Rond half 9 ontbijt. Rond 10:00 boven op de snowkite spot om te kijken hoe de wind is. Afhankelijk start snowkiten en anders snowboarden skien door het gebied. Rond 17:00 apres skien rond 19:00 wordt er lekker gegeten met z’n allen en dan begint het feest weer opnieuw 🙂
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Dag 5 | Dinsdag

Het standaard programma begint. Rond half 9 ontbijt. Rond 10:00 boven op de snowkite spot om te kijken hoe de wind is. Afhankelijk start snowkiten en anders snowboarden skien door het gebied. Rond 17:00 apres skien rond 19:00 wordt er lekker gegeten met z’n allen en dan begint het feest weer opnieuw 🙂
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Dag 6 | Woensdag

Het standaard programma begint. Rond half 9 ontbijt. Rond 10:00 boven op de snowkite spot om te kijken hoe de wind is. Afhankelijk start snowkiten en anders snowboarden skien door het gebied. Rond 17:00 apres skien rond 19:00 wordt er lekker gegeten met z’n allen en dan begint het feest weer opnieuw 🙂
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Dag 7 | Donderdag

Het standaard programma begint. Rond half 9 ontbijt. Rond 10:00 boven op de snowkite spot om te kijken hoe de wind is. Afhankelijk start snowkiten en anders snowboarden skien door het gebied. Rond 17:00 apres skien rond 19:00 wordt er lekker gegeten met z’n allen en dan begint het feest weer opnieuw 🙂
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Dag 8 | Vrijdag

Het standaard programma begint. Rond half 9 ontbijt. Rond 10:00 boven op de snowkite spot om te kijken hoe de wind is. Afhankelijk start snowkiten en anders snowboarden skien door het gebied. Rond 17:00 apres skien rond 19:00 wordt er lekker gegeten met z’n allen en dan begint het feest weer opnieuw 🙂
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Dag 9 | Zaterdag

Rond 10:00 moeten wij uitchecken uit het chalet. De ski passen worden ingeleverd en rond 11:00 beginnen wij met rijden. Je zult zaterdag avond laat op plaats van bestemming aankomen.

*Van het programma kan ten alle tijde afgeweken worden. Het is een richtlijn en onze instructeurs ter plaatse zullen verdere planningen toelichten.