Take the driver’s seat on a snowmobile for a thrilling ride in the most beautiful snowy landscapes of the Hautes-Pyrénées. You will evolve in the heart of the Grand Tourmalet ski area, one hour from Tarbes.
Your snowmobile ride near Tarbes in Barèges at the Grand Tourmalet
You are expected at 4:30 p.m. shortly before the ski slopes close to start your activity. You benefit from a theoretical briefing with an experienced guide.
We inform you about:
Snowmobile driving techniques
The course of your activity.
You are then equipped with a cap and a helmet, and you are given a Yamaha 500 cc. You then begin the “discovery and initiation” part as a group. For 30 minutes, you evolve on an adapted course to familiarize yourself with your snowmobile. On the program of this training: accelerations, braking, turns, climbs, descents, passages of slopes and safety distances between the machines.
At the end of this exercise, you are ready to slide on the slopes on the handlebars of your vehicle, accompanied by your guide. It is possible to ride two on the snowmobiles. You can then alternate in the pilot/passenger position at any time.
When your ride comes to an end, you return to the starting point. You can then share your feelings about this wonderful experience with the group and your guide.
The different formulas offered
1 hour snowmobile ride
You cross magnificent paths in the snowy forests of the Grand Tourmalet area. The route continues towards Les Laquettes, a series of small mountain lakes in the Hautes-Pyrénées. You then have a breathtaking view of the Ardiden massif, the majestic Pic du Midi de Bigorre and its observatory, as well as the famous Col du Tourmalet.
1h30 snowmobile ride
You drive your snowmobile over the superb Grand Tourmalet area among forests and snowy plains. The circuit offers you a unique view of the Néouvielle massif and the Pic du Midi de Bigorre. Your guide also makes you discover the slopes of the area in a different light. Night begins to fall and a peaceful atmosphere sets in during your journey. Your hike evolves and reveals a whole new landscape.
2-hour snowmobile ride
The 2-hour hike offers you a whole new experience as night falls. This is the ideal formula for learning to perfectly control the vehicle during the course. Your guide guides the group through the white decor of the Hautes-Pyrénées. When it snows, the forests look beautiful in the light of the headlights.
Gift box and photo / video
Do not forget your camera if you want to keep a souvenir of this snowmobile ride. However, remember to protect it well during the course.
Snowmobile hiking near Tarbes offers you the most beautiful landscapes of the Hautes-Pyrénées during a night ride. Would you like to offer this experience to someone for a special occasion? Nothing’s easier ! Simply click on “offer” next to the formula of your choice to send a gift box containing this activity to the person in question. She will receive a box containing a superb color catalogue. All the information concerning your snowmobile trip is provided there.
The price includes
The loan of helmets (with disposable hygiene hoods)
Hold license A or license B
Minors must be accompanied by an adult
Minimum age 16 years old with parental consent
Passenger authorized from 4 years old if he is able to stand alone in the back on the passenger seat
Activity subject to weather conditions
Deposit requested on site on the day of the course
Supervision by state-certified instructors
Available from December to April, weekdays and weekends by reservation