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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?



Sophie Develyn

Oli Uwins


Where is it?


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


Samoens has everything you'll need for the week – a big Carrefour supermarket, places to eat and drink, a nearby lake, stunning mountains, waterfalls and rivers.

There will be transfers leaving Geneva TBC.


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
  • 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)



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 on the Thursday/Friday. Meals will be at Trueman Alp unless otherwise stated.

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

With lunch at 1pm and dinner at 7pm approx


Arrivals – Geneva airport pick-up times tbc
Welcome dinner 7pm (group check-in session at 4pm)

Mindful walk
Icebreaker sessions
Forest walk
Ropes course (2 hrs +€25)
Pizza night @ Chez Hubbard

Group sessions
La Bourgeoise short hike

Group sessions
White water rafting

Cirque du Ver a Cheval hike dawn hike
Samoens market
e-bikes tour of the valley (half day +€59)
BBQ & film night

Full-day hike
Packed lunch
Mountainside pledges
Refuge stay with dinner

Return to Samoens for lunch
1x1 mentoring
Parapenting (2 hrs +€85)
Closing dinner

Check-out by 11am
Airport transfers Times tbc

Massages are 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.