Skiing, sledging and snowshoeing

From December to late March and sometimes for longer, snow covers the « Monts du Forez ». Explore the Nordic areas of the « Monts du Forez » and the « Cretes du Forez » on cross country skis, with over 200 km of pistes for all levels of experience. Set between 1200 and 1450 meters in altitude, access is via Praboure, the Col des Supeyres and the Col des Pradeaux. The hilly plateaus allow easy exploration of the mountains by snowshoeing. There are many well marked routes to follow or you can book an accompanied tour. For beginner alpine skiers there is the small family resort of Praboure in Saint Anthème. For beginners to experienced skiers, this resort is perfect for everyone who wants to experience the joys of skiing. Snow-kiting is a popular sport in the area, (skiing or surfing towes by a sail). At the Col des Supeyres you will confront the quick changing winds of the vast snowy plateaus of the high moorlands.

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