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Plénitude Découverte was created 3 years ago to offer mountain walking tours focused on the following core values:

  • Sharing unique, extraordinary experiences.
  • Shaping your own journey.
  • Being at one with nature.
  • Getting back to basics: authentic accommodation (mountain refuge, cabin, tent, under the stars, igloo, etc.), autonomy, fireside activities, a friendly group atmosphere, camp fire (if possible).
  • Private tours organised based on your dates and your group, from 2 people.

We offer guided walks (hikes, treks, Nordic walking, training) lasting between 1 day and 4 days or more, throughout the year (all seasons, snowshoeing…) based on the following basic principles:

There are two types of tour:

  • Private tours    
    • A tour specially organised for your group (family, friends, clubs, companies, etc.). From 2 people.
    • On your chosen dates (subject to my availability).
    • Departure guaranteed once your booking is confirmed.
    • Advice and assistance on preparing your trip (equipment, transport, etc.).
    • Groups from 2 to 5 people:
      • Price per person per day: €90.
      • Book online
      • Pay online:
        • Secure card payments. You can choose to pay in 2 instalments (free of charge) for amounts over €150 or in 3 instalments (free of charge) for amounts over €300.
        • Bank transfer.
        • Cheque
        • “Chèques vacances” and ANCV sports vouchers.
    • Groups > 6 people (clubs, companies, etc.) – please contact us.
  • Planned tours
    • Dates shown in the Plénitude Découverte
    • Group size depending on bookings. Maximum of 6 people for multi-day tours.
    • Advice and assistance on preparing the trip (equipment, transport, etc.).
    • Book online
    • Pay online:
      • Secure card payments. You can choose to pay in 2 instalments (free of charge) for amounts over €150 or in 3 instalments (free of charge) for amounts over €300.
      • Bank transfer.
      • Cheque
      • “Chèques vacances” and ANCV sports vouchers.

For any specific requests, please contact us.

  • Share unique, extraordinary experiences.
  • Pace and route adjusted to the members of the group.
  • Shape your own journey.
  • Be at one with nature (Sylvain, your guide, will teach you about flowers, animals, geology, weather patterns and local heritage).
  • Get back to basics: authentic accommodation (mountain refuge, cabin, tent, under the stars, igloo, etc.), fireside activities, a friendly group atmosphere, camp fire (if possible). Sylvain, your guide, will show you how to manage the camp (drinking water, etc.).
  • Real-time positioning by satellite available. Accessible with a secure internet card. If you wish, your family or friends can follow your adventure live and receive messages.
  • Insurance included (emergency assistance, repatriation, etc.). See the tour factsheets.
  • Loan of equipment.
  • Photos or videos to keep as a souvenir

For any specific requests (companies, clubs, etc.) please contact us 

We hope that you will choose Plénitude Découverte to organise your mountain walking tour – be it for one day or several days – tailored to your chosen theme (relaxation, nature, discovery, etc.).

 

Sylvain REED

Sylvain REED
Qualified mountain guide (registered mountaineering specialist)

Registered with ANENA
Languages spoken: French / English

N° SIRET company registration no.: 811 753 292 00010
Professional licence no.: 06416ED0007
Insurance policy no.: 105 630 300

Professional licence
Government mountaineering certificate
Government mountaineering diploma
Insurance

SNAM
(National
Union of
Mountain Guides)

Union of International
Mountain Leader
Associations (UIMLA)

ANENA
(French association
for research into
snow and avalanches)

Sylvain

Sylvain Reed, the founder and manager of Plénitude Découverte, is a qualified mountain guide (registered mountaineering specialist), a professional mountain leader and doctor in sciences. He is 42 years old and lives in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in the French Basque Country.

Sylvain is passionate about activities that combine curiosity, exchange and discovery – the mountains (hiking, snowshoeing, climbing, skiing, mountaineering, mountain biking, etc.), natural sciences, Nordic walking, astronomy, photography and travel.
His guided mountain tours provide an authentic experience and are available in French and English (he regularly organises guided tours for English speakers).

Sylvain prepares, organises and leads all the tours offered by Plénitude Découverte (day walks or multi-day tours). Be it during a hike, a trek, a Nordic walking session or in a wild camp, you will go off the beaten path in small groups and learn about the well-preserved natural heritage and mountain landscapes in the Pyrenees and Spain. All the activities are tailored to the group and fully respect the mountain environment.

MOUNTAIN WALKS in small groups, focused on you. Sylvain will be your guide and bridge the gap between you and the extraordinary natural environment found in the mountains.

And if you would like to try your hand at summer or winter mountain activities or perfect your techniques, Sylvain also offers training sessions open to all:

  • Mountain ORIENTEERING
  • Levels 1 and 2 avalanche victim RESCUE
  • FOLLOWING AND LEAVING A TRAIL (snowshoeing)

Francine Girault
Administrative Assistant
Secretary
“Le secret doit se taire”

Francine

Founder of Le Secret Doit Se Taire, a secretarial services firm, Francine manages phone calls and much more when Sylvain is in the mountains. With this number: +33 (0)6 75 08 04 79 and Francine, you can contact Plénitude Découverte whenever you choose.

Watch highlights from a real hike!