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Edible Local Plants Workshop

Michaël Mountain leader, Mountain Bike specialist, Cross Country Skiing Instructor, Snowboarder

Discover all the secrets and health benefits of edible wild plants in their natural environment.

From 1 to 8 people* *For more people, please contact us 3 hours Available in Spring, Summer, Autumn From 55 to 390 € per person * *Depending on the number of people Spoken languages: French

What awaits you during this activity : Edible Local Plants Workshop

Experience 1786 invites you to take an interest in edible wild plants. Accompanied by your guide, explore Chamonix's hiking trails in search of edible wild plants.

During this walk, you'll learn to identify some of the local edible plants, including hogweed, egopod, sweet clover, yarrow and alliaria.

Our Experience 1786 guide will tell you all about their traditional uses, the active ingredients they contain and even share his recipes for using them in cooking.

> This experience is available from mid-April to the end of May, in Sallanches or Chamonix.
  • Private Guide
  • Happy memories
Not included
  • Personal expenses
This program is subject to change depending on weather conditions. If so, we will contact you to let you know.

Your guide for this activity in the Alps : Michaël

There is nothing smart about not being happy
Michaël was born in the Mont Blanc region and grew up in the village of Saint Gervais which is a crossroads between Chamonix, Megève and the Contamines, a true mountain lover, he knows every corner of his wonderful area. He will share with you stories of this historic valley, and all he knows about the botany and the animals that live the surrounding mountains. Quite simply: relax, sit back and let him guide you!
« Mountain leader, Mountain Bike specialist, Cross Country Skiing Instructor, Snowboarder » 

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Cancellation Policy

The following cancellation fees apply:  :

  • From reservation to 30 days prior to the activity: 25% of the total

  • From 29 to 15 days prior to the activity: 50% of the total

  • From 14 days prior to the day of the activity: 100% of the total

Services and Overseeing

All services are subject to weather conditions and authorizations. 1786 Experiences offers its clients its knowledge of the terrain and its network of professional partners. All the activities are supervised by professionals this in order to guarantee maximum safety and pleasure of the participants.


The Client is aware of the sometimes sporty nature of some of the proposed services. He/she agrees to comply with the advice and instructions given by the professionals in charge. The Client is forbidden to take any personal initiative in the context of the services that could jeopardize his/her safety, that of the other participants or that of the supervising professionals.

It will be up to the professional supervisor to decide on any modifications for safety reasons of our services for weather or mountain conditions, participants abilities or their technical skills. Our guides will decide to change the itinerary or mountain range for security and the best experience possible.

Failure to comply with safety instructions or to participate in a service without respecting the level of requirements may justify the exclusion of the client from the service. This exclusion decided for safety reasons will not determine any right to refund of the cost of the experience.

1786 Experiences obligations

In any case of force-majeure (unforeseeable, impossible conditions), 1786 Experiences cannot execute one or more services, the client will be reimbursed the amount of the cancelled service(s). The refund will be made no later than 30 days after the end of the stay.


1786 Experiences belongs to the company VOYAGE 1786, holder of a civil liability insurance policy for all the activities it organizes.

LThe price of the service does not include personal insurance. It is strongly recommended that the clients have a search & rescue insurance and a repatriation insurance valid for the service.

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