Adventure Sports

Ski Peak
Winter and summer activity holidays based in Vaujany (38) in the French Alps. Summer activities: walking, trekking, cycling, mountain biking, mountaineering and white water rafting. Winter skiing in the Alpe dHuez ski area. Catered and self catered.
La Dryade
Hikes and treks with a mountain leader, from the sunny French Alps to Provence. Average group sizes are 6 to 8 people. Set trips or bespoke itineraries can be organised. Snow-shoeing trips available in winter.
Hobby One Loisirs
Company offering various activities on Lake Leman and in surrounding areas. Including rafting, canoeing and hydrospeed. Qualified instructors - some English spoken. Offices at 16 Avenue de la Dranses, Thonon Les Bains (74).
Ecole de Conduite sur Glace
Learn to drive on ice at Flaine on a circuit specially designed for the purpose. Also dog sleds and quad bikes as well as skiing and walking. Some English spoken. Located at Flaine (74).
FBI Flying Brigade (Laurent Sauphanor)
Qualified paragliding instructors with over 15 years experience. Take a tandem flight with an English speaking instructor over the lake at Annecy. Flights run from April to October weather permitting. Office located at 36 avenue de Chambery, Annecy (74).
Bespoke private ski lessons in the Portes du Soleil, Les Gets, Morzine, Avoriaz.  All levels from first turns on the beginner slopes to creating fresh tracks in powder fields.
SARL 2 Alpes Motoneige
Enjoy a guided snowmobile drive on the heights of Les Deux Alpes. Fully supervised by qualified guides. Fully insured. Minimum age: 18
Picnics on the Piste
Alpine activity company arranging picnics and activities including snowtable, skidoo, microlight, snowplane and helicopter flights and snowball extreme on the piste. Office at 64 Hameaux du Verdet, 73150 Val dIsere.
Les Vents du Globe
Paragliding school with courses and initiation sessions including tandem flights. Operates 1 April to 31 October. Office and shop open 09:00-12:00 and 13:00-19:00 at 178 route du Pont Monnet, Doussard (74).
Tactiq Aventure
Outdoor sports including canyoning, rafting and aerial trekking. Open 7 days a week July and August. Low season weekends and Wednesday afternoons. At Parc des Dronieres, Cruseilles (74).
Mont Blanc Helicopteres
Different tours and services available including helicopter flights around Avoriaz, Les Portes du Soleil and Mont Blanc. Also provides links with local airports and heli-skiing. Based in Annemasse(74).
Indiana Rafting
A range of whitewater and rafting experiences on offer with professional instructors. See the English version of their site for age limits and more details. Located at Morillon (74).
Alpine Elements
Specialists in ski holidays and activity breaks throughout the French Alps. Group, individual, family bookings organized. Mountain biking, ski lessons and snowboarding holidays, white water rafting, canyoning, hydrospeeding, hill walking and climbing.
Lynx Action Loisirs
Outdoor activities for children and adults alike. Various courses for walking, climbing and trekking (including rope bridges) with qualified instructors. Opens 7 days a week July and August. At Motz (73).
Takamaka Sports
A range of water sports including waterskiiing, waveboards,and kayaks on the lake at Annecy. Office hours may vary at 23 faubourg Sainte Claire, Annecy (74).
Parachutisme 74
Tandem parachute jumps and tuition in preparation for solo jumps. Initial training via. Based at rue Germain Sommeiller, Annemasse (74).
Specialists in short breaks and weekends in the Aravis region of the French Alps. Activities include mountain biking, walking, snowboarding or skiing, plus tailor-made multi-activity trips.
Chardon Loisirs
Climbs, jumps, abseils, swimming in white water supervised by a mountain guide. Children from 10 years old welcome. Day or half-day outings. At place du Forum, Courchevel (73).
Tandem paragliding flights for adults and children all year round above the lake at Annecy. Office open winter 10:00-17:00, summer 10:00-19:00 at 30 allee de la Nubliere, Doussard (74).
Oisans Guides Office
Guides for skiing, mountaineering, hiking, adventure outings (half or full day) to look for animals and beautiful scenery, bivouac outings with a night in a refuge or igloo. 25 rue Gal De Gaulle, Bourg dOisans (38).
Val dIsere Ice Driving Circuit
Ice driving in an Audi or using your own car with courses for beginners to advanced drivers. Open from 14:00-20:00 every day from early December through to March. The circuit is in La Dalle at the entance to Val dIsere. Go karting and quad biking also.
Balloon flights over the mountains and local area departing from Courchevel. They also offer paragliding and snow-bike riding. Some English spoken. Located at le Forum, Courchevel (73).
Essaonia Rivieres du Monde
White-water rafting, canoeing and kayaking with qualified instructors. Contact at any time via the website or telephone. At 38 avenue de Geneve, Annecy (74).
Ski instruction in Les Gets, Morzine, Avoriaz and throughout the Portes du Soleil. All levels and experience lessons tailor made to suit your requirements.
Paintball Le Tribal
Paintballing for adults and children over 12. Paintball in fields or forest. Parties catered for. At St Etienne du Bois (01).
Cameleon Organization
Located in Morzine-Avoriaz, Cameleon Organization creates seminars and workshops, marrying work sessions to original activities (snow raft race, logger competition, night walks down the slopes, hot air balloon games). Morzine (74).
Ecole Rustine
Guided downhill mountain biking on snow in winter. Group tours and individual activities catered for. Summer bike camps with organised rides. La Ranche, Montriond (74).
Roc Aventure
Rock climbs and death slides. Courses for children and adults. More information on the English version of their website. At Saint Martin de Queyrieres (05).
Quad bikes for hire and use on track. Also hire of jet-skis. Beginners welcome. At La Vallee Bleue, Montalieu (38).
Vertige Aventures
Bungy jumping off 2 bridges in Grenoble - one of 103m! Seasonal opening hours but every day in July and August. Very popular - reservations essential. English website. Offices at 45 route de Lyon, Grenoble (38).