Over recent years there has been a huge surge in awareness of climate change and the impact of our actions on the environment. Ski resorts have come under fire for their often energy guzzling lift network and impact of the resorts on the precious mountain landscapes. So maybe it’s time to consider ideas for a

We know how much you enjoy hearing about all things bear-related, so today we’re introducing you to Adrien, our local expert brown bear guide who will accompany you on some fascinating bear-related experiences in the Pyrenees mountains and foothills. Adrien is a nature guide and works for Pays de l’Ours ADET. They’re a non-profit association

The modern world is a stressful place and the average person’s lifestyle does nothing for their mental health. It’s all about instant gratification and transient pleasures these days as we scroll left and right on our mobiles and tablets, waiting for something to catch our eye before we pause, just for a moment, and then

In France we’re edging steadily closer to that elusive end of a strict confinement which, at the time of writing, we have endured for over 7 weeks. The French government has announced that on the 11th May we can expect an easing of restrictions in areas where it’s safe to do so. We’re in the

We’re continuing our mini series in which we introduce you to some of the key activity partners, guides and instructors that you may meet on your Pyrenees holidays. Today, we’re delighted to introduce you to hiking guide Marc. Marc is a qualified international mountain leader and our hiking guide of choice for some unforgettable off

“I could not have arranged these activities with this calibre of service providers myself.” We’re incredibly proud of all of the instructors, guides and activity providers with whom we partner in the French and Spanish Pyrenees. We’ve invested a great deal of time and effort into finding the very best in the business, those who

If you’re a mountain biker you’ll no doubt have heard of the term ‘enduro’. But what is it? What’s involved and is enduro mountain biking something you’d enjoy? Enduro is traditionally a style of MTB racing. In it, the rider makes their way in their own time to a high start point from where they

This essential kit list for winter hiking covers those all important items that you should bring on your winter adventure holiday. General kit to bring on your winter holiday There are certain essential items that you should bring regardless of the winter activities that you’ll be doing. Sunglasses, sun screen and lip salve are right

“We have a 13 year son and after last years holiday of sun and beach and moaning of being bored we knew we needed an active holiday….. Well here it is!” – the Hines family If you’re a family with active teens, keeping them occupied on your annual summer holiday can be quite a feat

“Where your mind goes, your body will follow.” “Feel the fear and do it anyway.” “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.” Eek, no, scratch that last one! I was standing on top of a huge boulder, holding hands with 9 year old Olivia. We were trying to convince each other that the 5m jump