Wednesday was team bonding day in Evian, with the squad following up a morning of fitness training with a spot of white water rafting.
The stunning La Dranse’ Riviera in nearby Haute-Savoie, which flows relentlessly into Lake Geneva, was the setting for an afternoon of fun, sandwiched inbetween all the hard work.
Below is a gallery for fans to enjoy...
A video of the day's events can be viewed later today on Clarets Player HD. CLICK HERE for details.
The gaffer and goalkeeping coach Billy Mercer share a laugh
Ashley Barnes gives Matt Lowton a helping hand
Jmes Tarkowski, George Boyd, Kevin Long, Michael Keane and Mark Howard
Michael Kightly and David Jones
The gaffer and his crew!
Assistant manager Ian Woan sees the funny side.