A perfect location and wonderful hospitality. Leysin village is a short stroll for shopping and restaurants (Fromagerie is a must). Bedroom large and well equipped. Breakfast very good quality. Kitchenette if required. Expert snow shoe guiding and advice with Ian Spare
thanks Ian, it was an awesome weekend and thanks so much for guiding us there and back in one piece!
Switzerland. You possibly couldn’t find a more diverse climate or landscape in such a relatively small area. Despite this, its ski resorts attract tourists in droves for the dramatic alpine scenery, après-ski and numerous lakes. One of its better known, Lake Geneva, is just 30 minutes west of Leysin. This beautiful resort is home for Ian Spare, a member of the British Association of International Mountain Leaders (BAIML), and his partner Julie.
I had a fabulous few days at the L’Epicea, snow showing and enjoying the beautiful room and Leysin village. Ian is a fantastic tour guide and made every trip we took a learning experience. The B&B is just a perfect walking distance away from town. I will without a doubt be back!
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I just wanted to say thanks again for having us. It was a once in a lifetime experience and you and Julie truly made our experience memorable.
Just a fabulous place. Really well looked after by the owners or just do self catering with plenty of facilities available. Incredible spot with amazing views of the Alps. Ian is an excellent guide for all sorts of outdoor activities. Nothing seems to be too much trouble for them
Ian Spare is a true mountain expert. As a renowned international mountain leader (IML) he guides anyone interested to some of the most beautiful parts of the Swiss Alps. With his website and company SwissMountainLeader.com he is the place to go for exceptional Alpine Hut Tours, Alpine Hiking and Snowshoeing.
We also did a day’s snowshoeing with Ian, which was great fun and he tailored it to the fitness of the whole group so that everyone could enjoy it at their own pace. The views were fantastic and Ian is very knowledgeable on the area. Excellent hospitality from Ian and Julie. Ian picked us up from the station when we arrived, which was very welcome after the 2 hour train journey, Julie provided a lovely breakfast both mornings we stayed and both of them couldn’t have been more fri…