Our website uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you consent to our cookie policy. Learn more about the use of cookies
Ok

Favourite houses

You don’t have any favourite houses
Questions? Call us! Available today from: 08H30 to 18H30
+32 80 29 24 00
We are available:
Today from
08H30 to 18H30
Tomorrow from:
08H30 to 18H30
Friday  
08H30 to 19H00
Saturday  
10H00 to 16H00
Sunday  
10H00 to 16H00
Monday  
08H30 to 18H30
Tuesday  
08H30 to 18H30

When would you like to go on holiday?

C'est le printemps ! Réservez un séjour en famille.

Look for a stay in the Ardennes

Cross country skiing classes in the Ardennes

Experience the magic of a winter landscape on the cross-country skis! Cross country skiing is a fantastic sports activity for not only the reacreational sportsman, but for the fanatic sportslover as well. Cross country skiing is being taught on all levels. Come and discover this sports activity among friends or family, in the Ardennes.

 

Experience the magic of a winter landscape

Experience the magic of a winter landscape on the cross-country skis! Cross country skiing is a fantastic sports activity for not only the reacreational sportsman, but for the fanatic sportslover as well. Cross country skiing is being taught on all levels. There are two cross country skiing techniques: the classic style (striding forward) and skate skiing (side-to-side in a skating motion). The material being used (cross-country skis, shoes, sticks) depends on the function of the chosen style.

Technical sports

This type of sports is much more technical than it seems, that's why taking classes is not a bad idea. The classes are being offered per hour, even though a 2 hours minimum class is highly recommended. A short warm-up is being followed by an introduction to the basic techniques (brake techniques, curves, climbing). The remaining time is being dedicated to a guided tour.

What do you need?

Warm clothes for practicing sports, but no skiing pants or coats (it's better to wear trainings and thermal underwear), gloves and the right cross country skis. Attention: In pretty much all cross country skiing facilities, classic skis are being rented. If you would like to rent skating skis, contact miss An Van Rie.  

Who is An Van Rie?

Being a former cyclist (from 2005 to 2008) and triple Belgian champion in the elite women's time trial (2006,2007,2008), she took on cross country skiing in 2008.

Her palmares:

  • Mulitple Belgian champion classic and skating style, short and long distance (2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014)
  • Numerous placings abroad in the F35 and F40 categories
  • Yearly internships in Davos (Switzerland) and Tannheim (Austria)

Location classes

Baraque Michel, Botrange, Herzebösch (Elsenborn), Mont Rigi, Sourbrodt, Weywertz, Worriken (Bütgenbach).

If you would like to learn how to cross country ski in a different location, please contact miss An Van Rie. 

Rates?

40€/hour for 1 to 8 persons. Only by appointment.

 

Copyright pictures: An Van Rie

More infoLess info

The tourist information provided is for information purposes only. Under no circumstance can Ardennes-Etape be held responsible in case of incorrect or obsolete information.

Recommended to you

Previous
Next
A safer password:

Your account deserves a safer password.
Improve it now.
You can postpone this action, but you know what they say...

A safer password:

You just received an email on [adressemail].

Follow the instructions in the email
See you soon.

Learn everything about Malmedy:
Learn everything about Malmedy: the dynamic heart of the High Fens and one ofthe most beautiful regions of the Ardennes!

Receive our free Malmedy E-Guide.

It's packed with touristic activities, restaurants and hikes.
Tested by our Ardennes experts.

Your browser needs an update!
Your browser needs an update! It seems like you’re still using Internet Explorer .

Your browser can use an update.
The version of Internet Explorer you’re using doesn’t use the full functionality on our website. For optimal browsing, please install an update.
Ardennes-Etape shares this link with you but cannot be held responsible for any problem that might arise from using the website mentioned above.