ALPTITUDE
All you need to know

We're dead excited about you joining us for what he hope will be a memorable week for all.

Who'll be there?   |  Getting around  | Schedule


 

Who'll be there?

 

Laurence McCahill, Happy Startup School, UK

Christina Kisley, Lifelong Leadership, USA

Seb Royle, Platf9rm, UK

Amy Cullen, Ladies Who Shred, USA

Kathryn Sheridan, Sustainability Consult, Belgium

George Buko, Acies, UK

Jack Hubbard, Dream Valley Projects, France

Katrina Tan, Visual Storyteller, Italy

David Vanlaer, Livid, Belgium

Bisera Ferrero, Yahoo, Bosnia/USA
 

Sally-Anne Airey, Mindfulness Teacher, France

Selima Allen, Better Stories, Bangladesh

Carlos Saba, Happy Startup School, UK

Tim Bowles, The Farm Camp, UK
 

Toby Moore, Yappa, UK

Valerio Betti, Essere Consulting, Italy

Manuel Küblböck, Coach, Gini, Germany

Alexander Macht, School of AM, Switzerland

Charles Davies, Very Clear Ideas, UK

Melissa Talago, Glamoraks, UK

 

Crew

Sophie Develyn, Happy Startup School, UK

Oli Uwins, Happy Startup School, UK

Arno De Jong, Alps Adventures, Netherlands

 

Where is it?

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Samoens is in the heart of the French Alps but just 1 hour from Geneva Airport.

Trueman Alp
558 Avenue du Giffre
74340 Samoëns
Haute Savoie
France

 

What to bring

Mountains can have all seasons in a day so plan for hot, cold, wet and  dry conditions. As we'll be on a hike and staying at a mountain refuge on Thursday we ask that you bring a few things as part of your kit list.

  • swimwear (the chalet has a swimming pool, sauna and hot tub!)
  • sunglasses
  • sun hat
  • suncream
  • hiking boots
  • fast-drying outdoor trousers
  • outdoor shirt
  • fleece/warm 2nd layer
  • wind and waterproof outdoor jacket
  • a rucksack (about 20 ltr)
  • a min 1ltr camelbag/thermos/plastic bottle (for hike)
  • earplugs (for refuge stay)
  • a (lightweight outdoor) towel
  • a head torch (if you have one)
  • plug adaptor if required (EU)

 

Schedule

At Alptitude we aim for moments of quiet and reflection, and moments of adventure in the wild. It's up to you to choose the week you want, but we do encourage everyone to join us for meals together and the hike & refuge stay. Meals will be at Trueman Alp unless otherwise stated.

Early morning activities start at 7am
Breakfast will be served from 8-9am unless stated

With lunch at 1pm and dinner at 7pm approx

SATURDAY
Arrivals – Geneva airport pick-up
Baguettes and salad on arrival
Walk to botanical gardens 4pm
Welcome address and drinks 6pm
Welcome dinner 7.30pm

SUNDAY
Mindful walk 7am
Icebreaker sessions 9.30am
Forest walk 2pm
Ropes course (2 hrs +€25)
Pizza night

MONDAY
Pilates 7am
Group sessions 9.30am
e-bikes tour of the valley (half day +€59) 2.30pm

TUESDAY
Qi Gong 7am
Group Sessions 9.30am
Rafting 3pm

WEDNESDAY
Full day hike and refuge stay 

THURSDAY
Hike down the mountain
e-bikes tour of the valley (half day +€59) 2.30pm
Parapenting €80
BBQ night 6.30pm

FRIDAY
Yoga 7am
Breakfast at Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval (leave at 8am)
1 to 1 mentoring
Closing dinner

SATURDAY
Check-out by 11am
Airport transfers Times tbc

Massages are also available at Trueman. Just ask Debbie our host who'll be able to book you in.

What's included

 

Your fee covers all early morning activities (such as yoga and pilates), the full-day guided hike, refuge stay and white water rafting. Any other activity must be paid for in Euros directly to the supplier.

3 meals a day are included and wine will be supplied with evening meals.