Image Quest Powder Tour, Japan – Education Through Experience

Chest deep in the Hokkaido backcountry with Le Grand Adventure Tours.Photo – Hank Devre What would you say if there was an opportunity to book a ski trip where you could learn and develop skills as an action sports photographer, journalist or athlete all while...

Japan Ski Trip FAQ’s

What Should I Bring With Me? Ski/Snowboard Gear: Skis/Snowboard, boots, poles Goggles Helmet – stay safe on the slopes!! Misc/Recommended: Backpack Avalanche Transceiver Shovel/Probe Touring Gear and Skins Packable Puffy Climbing Harness (that fits over ski pants) (We...

Tips for Powder Skiing in Japan

Earlier this month we shared with you five good reasons to take a ski trip to Japan.  Here is a link to our last blog on Japan Ski Trips in case you missed it. Hopefully after reading that and seeing all the pictures over the years of neck deep powder, you are getting...

Why Every Skier Needs to Ski Engelberg

Engelberg, the Swiss Freeride mecca that is known throughout the world as a must travel to destination for the true powder skier. From big lines, consistent snowfalls, an après scene that rivals the best, to over 100,000 acres of accessible terrain through touring,...

Top 5 Reasons to Ski Japan

Have you been dreaming of that deep Japanese powder? If you have a crew of friends that search for new adventures, or are in search of a solo mission, this is the winter to enjoy the epic powder Japan is known for. Every year Japan is our go to destination for those...

WHY CHOOSE LGA TOURS?

Why Book a Guided Adventure Tour with Le Grand Adventure Tours... You may be asking yourself ... why should I book a tour with Le Grand Adventure Tours? First, I would advise you to stop right there and give us a call. We are very personable and would love to chat...

Skiing the Swiss Angel- Engelberg Switzerland

Over the last 16 years of traveling to the Alps for ski trips, there has only been a couple of places that have really stood out to me. Each resort has its own unique character, culture, and history but certain locations just have something special that you can feel...

Why You Have To Ski Chamonix, France

Chamonix, France is the birthplace of modern skiing.  It’s the birthplace of extreme skiing.  Chamonix is the most legendary place in skiing.  If you love skiing you have to Ski Chamonix.  Chamonix is skiing’s heartbeat. If you haven’t been to Chamonix yet – if you...

High Fives Foundation High Five The Wave 6

High Five the Wave 6 Every year we get to be part of something so special that it is hard to put into words. This year marked the 6th annual High Fives Foundation adaptive surf trip. The camp has opened up so many opportunities for the athletes to not only challenge...

5 Reasons to Book Guided Mountain Bike Adventures

Have You Ever Thought About Booking a Guided Mountain Bike Adventure? Does this describe you? Passionate mountain biker Love exploring new trails around the world Enjoy learning new skills Love meeting new people with similar interests Yes? Then a guided mountain bike...

Packing and Planning for an International Bike Trip

Time to start Packing and Planning An International Bike Trip. I somehow talked my Fiance, Crystal (now Wife!) to spend  our honeymoon following the 100th Tour de France from start to finish. The plan was for her to focus on the wedding and I planned the honeymoon,...

How to Pack For an International Ski Trip

So you need to know how to pack for an international ski trip! It's one of the best experiences someone could ever embark on and you will want more when the trip is over. We have been on so many ski trips over the past 20 yrs that I have probably packed and repacked...

International Travel Tips

A lot goes into traveling internationally. Below is a list of some of our favorite international travel tips. This list will help you have a smoother experience while traveling abroad. We will be sure to keep this post up-to-date with our favorite tips. Remember to...

High Fives Foundation High Five The Wave 5

In October of 2015 we ventured to Ventura, CA for the High Fives Foundation – High Five The Wave Adaptive Surf Trip. The High Fives Foundation participated in the 2015 Ventura Paddle Surfing Championships featuring the C-Street Waveski Surfing Challenge in Ventura, CA...

Japan Powder Tour: Japanuary 2015

Japan - Land of the rising sun and home to some of the deepest powder in the world. Our Japan Ski & Ride Tour visited the Hakuba area during Japanuary 2015, one of the biggest snow years in the last decade.  With elevations up to 6,000 feet and close to the sea, the...

High Fives Foundation High Five The Wave 4

What makes a trip like this so special is the fact that these athletes all suffered some level of serious spinal cord injury skiing or snowboarding. It was amazing and inspiring to see how strong these athletes are. They were athletes before their accidents and they...

Chamonix Ski Tour Experience: Overview of the March 2015 LGA Trip

Chamonix, France- home to the first winter Olympics in 1924 and the birthplace of modern day extreme sports. When we first started thinking of locations for our Europe, a Chamonix ski tour was at the top of the list. Rich in history, culture, and surrounded by some of...

Switzerland Ski Trip FAQ’s

What Type of Skis To Bring? A ski with roughly a 100mm to 110mm is the best option. If you want to bring a wider pair of skis please feel free or you can rent these if needed. Do I Need Ski Touring Equipment? It is highly recommended but not mandatory. If you have a...

Making the Epic Pilgrimage to Legendary La Grave, France

Article courtesy of Snowbrains.com La Grave, France is every passionate skier and snowboarder’s dream come true. La Grave is raw. It’s expansive and unbridled. There are no ropes, no boundaries, nor limits in La Grave. You do what your soul wills and your decisions...

Colorado Road Trip To Find Powder

After a very dry start to the 2013/14 winter in Lake Tahoe, it was time for Le Grand Adventure Tours team to pack up the gear and head to higher ground. It was an easy decision, as Colorado had been in a great snow cycle for weeks and the temps were to stay cold over...

TRIPS & DESTINATIONS

Image Quest Powder Tour, Japan – Education Through Experience

Learn and develop skills as an action sports photographer, journalist or athlete all while shredding some of the deepest snow on earth. Have you dreamed of being a professional freeskier or rider or you want that extra push to start building your portfolio as a professional photographer or action sports journalist?

read more

Why Every Skier Needs to Ski Engelberg

Engelberg, the Swiss Freeride mecca that is known throughout the world as a must travel to destination for the true powder skier. From big lines, consistent snowfalls, an après scene that rivals the best…

read more

Top 5 Reasons to Ski Japan

If you have a crew of friends that search for new adventures, or are in search of a solo mission, this is the winter to enjoy the epic powder Japan is known for. Every year Japan is our go to destination for those…

read more

WHY CHOOSE LGA TOURS?

You may be asking yourself … why should I book a tour with Le Grand Adventure Tours? First, I would advise you to stop right there and give us a call. We are very personable and would love to chat with you about…

read more

Skiing the Swiss Angel- Engelberg Switzerland

Over the last 16 years of traveling to the Alps for ski trips, there has only been a couple of places that have really stood out to me. Each resort has its own unique character, culture, and history but certain locations…

read more

Why You Have To Ski Chamonix, France

Chamonix, France is the birthplace of modern skiing. It’s the birthplace of extreme skiing. Chamonix is the most legendary place in skiing. If you love skiing you have to Ski Chamonix. Chamonix is skiing’s heartbeat…

read more

High Fives Foundation High Five The Wave 6

Every year we get to be part of something so special that it is hard to put into words. This year marked the 6th annual High Fives Foundation adaptive surf trip. The camp has opened up so many opportunities for the athletes…

read more

High Fives Foundation High Five The Wave 5

The High Fives Foundation participated in the 2015 Ventura Paddle Surfing Championships featuring the C-Street Waveski Surfing Challenge in Ventura, CA last week! 7 #HighFivesAthletes participated and cheered on in the event including…

read more

TRAVEL & SPORTS TIPS

Japan Ski Trip FAQ’s

Answer’s to our most frequently asked questions for your ski trip to Japan. What Type of Skis To Bring? A ski with roughly a 100mm to 110mm is the best option. If you want to bring a wider pair of skis please feel free or you can rent these if needed.

read more

Tips for Powder Skiing in Japan

Every year we need to start preparing mentally and physically for the upcoming ski season. Having a successful ski trip to Japan not only depends on conditions but having the right guides to take you there…

read more

How to Pack For an International Ski Trip

So you need to know how to pack for an international ski trip! It’s one of the best experiences someone could ever embark on and you will want more when the trip is over. We have been on so many ski trips over the past 20 yrs…

read more

International Travel Tips

A lot goes into traveling internationally. Below is a list of some of our favorite international travel tips. This list will help you have a smoother experience while traveling abroad. We will be sure to keep this post up-to-date with…

read more

Switzerland Ski Trip FAQ’s

Answer’s to our most frequently asked questions for your ski trip to Switzerland. What Type of Skis To Bring? A ski with roughly a 100mm to 110mm is the best option. If you want to bring a wider pair of skis please feel free or you can rent these if needed.

read more

LGA NEWS

LGA Road Bike Kits Available For Purchase

We are very excited to announce our new Le Grand Adventure Tours Road Bike Kits in conjunction with our partners at Pactimo. Over the last couple of months we have been designing and testing the Pactimo Jersey and Bibs…

Alpenglow Mountain Festival Summer Partnership 2015

Le Grand Adventure Tours is excited to be offering SUP Yoga and a SUP Tour at the third annual summer edition of the Alpenglow Mountain Festival this June, presented by bigtruck brand. This festival celebrates human-powered events, clinics…

Yoga Studio Tahoe SUP Yoga Partnership

Le Grand Adventure Tours is excited to announce a new partnership. LGA will be offering SUP Yoga classes at Yoga Studio Tahoe in Truckee, Ca. SUP Yoga (Stand Up Paddleboard)…

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