Summer activities

Take advantage of the summer season to discover mountain activities in Sappey-en-Chartreuse and Col de Porte. Chartreuse offers a complete change of scenery: majestic trees, mountain pastures, flora and fauna... take advantage of this unspoilt natural setting to enjoy a range of activities: hiking, biathlon, horse riding, trail running, climbing and many more.

Sports activities in Sappey-en-Chartreuse and Col de Porte

Discover the Col de Porte in summer


La Chartreuse at your own pace

Games, orienteering, treasure hunts, have fun in the mountains

What about an adventure?

There are orienteering trails, treasure hunts and puzzles for young and old to discover Sappey-en-Chartreuse and the Chartreuse mountains! So, let yourself be carried away, there's something for everyone, from families to the sportier types!

Step by step, the mountain is revealed

Departing from the village of Sappey-en-Chartreuse or the Col de Porte, let yourself be guided by a guide on the marked, shaded and picturesque hiking trails of Chartreuse.

From the forest slopes of Chamechaude, the highest point of the Chartreuse, to the large flowery mountain pastures of the Charmant Som, these natural spaces welcome you whatever your stride. The trails offer varying levels of difficulty, from family tours to routes designed for experienced hikers.

Discover the hikes of Chartreuse


Trail running in the mountains, the emulation of the group

Trail running, climbing, surpassing oneself and being amazed... Are you interested? The Ecole de Porte and its team of professionals invite you to discover this activity and to accompany you to improve your skills!

Trail running routes in Grenoble Alpes


Introduce yourself to nature observation

What animals live in our mountains? What trees, plants and flowers grow at high altitudes? To discover it, come and explore the nature of our beautiful Chartreuse massif, on your own or accompanied. The fauna and flora of our mountains will no longer hold any secrets for you!

With animals

What could be better than going on an adventure on the back of a horse or donkey? These outings, supervised by professionals, allow young and old alike to hike in the middle of nature. Also discover the alpacas of the woollen farm.

Climb Higher, Farther

Climb the rocks of the Chartreuse

On your own and with your own equipment, come and climb on these two climbing sites. Several routes with different levels of difficulty are available. The Ecole de Porte also offers you the opportunity to discover and progress with a specialized instructor!

Fun and games with other

Tree climbing course, lazer game, outdoor escape game, these outdoor activities are made for all ages. A great time to share with family or friends. Thrills guaranteed!


Skiing and biathlon also in summer

Try your hand at biathlon

In summer too, come and try biathlon at the Col de Porte shooting range! L'Ecole de Porte offers you different formulas to discover this fun and complete activity, in complete safety! Ready to get started? Lead or laser, rifles are suitable for everyone!

Like clockwork, roller skiing

Want to ski? Good news, you can try roller skiing all summer long at the Col de Porte!



Mountain bikes

Hit the slopes on a mountain bike! Several slopes and equipment are present in the village of Sappey-en-Chartreuse to allow you to practice this activity independently. If you are new to mountain biking or want to improve your mountain biking, courses are offered by professionals for all ages and levels.

Ride with your nose to the wind in Chartreuse

Ride the roads of Chartreuse on an e-bike on one of the two bike loops, starting from Grenoble. Discover stunning mountain landscapes!

On the road to adventure: children's and teens' courses

Throughout the summer, sports camps are organised for children and teenagers! Mark your calendars, don't forget to make a reservation!