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Lago di Pietra Rossa

Published on 21 June 2017 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Located in the heart of the Aosta Valley, Lago Pietra Rossa culminates at 2553 meters above sea level at the end of the Vallon d'Arpy. Stuck between Becca Pugnenta in the northeast and Mont Cormet in the southwest, the lake remains... Read More


Easy

Lago d’Arpy

Published on 20 June 2017 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Lago d'Arpy is a lake of glacial origin located in the Vallon d'Arpy, near the eponymous col. Lago d'Arpy, surrounded by Mont Charvet, Becca Pugnenta and Mont Cormet, offers a spectacular view of the Grandes Jorasses, which, when the water is calm in the morning, is reflected in... Read More


Hard

Lac Blanc (via the Col des Montets or Tré-le-Champ)

Published on 11 June 2017 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Must-see in the Chamonix Valley, Lac Blanc exhibits an unforgettable panorama on the Mont Blanc Massif. The itinerary described here offers a much more bucolic setting than the alternative route by the Flégère... Read More


Intermediate

La Dôle

Published on 24 April 2017 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Recognizable by its white ball at its summit containing a radar for aviation and a weather station, La Dôle, whose toponym denotes a "slope dominating a hollow" remains a classic of the Jura mountains. The panorama offered at the summit gives the right ... Read More


Snowshoe Hiking

Chalets d’Ayères

Published on 17 April 2017 | by Pierre-Alexandre

The Chalets d'Ayères constitute a beautiful scenery for a winter outing in Passy Plaine-Joux ski resort. Located under the Fiz Massif in front of the Mont Blanc Massif, the route... Read More


Easy

Haute Pointe

Published on 14 April 2017 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Must-see for the regulars of the resort of Sommand, the Haute Pointe is a walk easily accessible by a trail that goes up the mountain pastures of Sommand and gives the hiker the opportunity to discover a very wide number of peaks... Read More


Hard

Crêt de la Neige and Reculet

Published on 9 April 2017 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Crêt de la Neige and Reculet constitute a superb balcony on Lake Geneva and the peaks of the Alps. The itinerary that I propose describes a loop that begins in the forest to reach the foothills of the massif before ascending further to win the Crêt de la Neige, the highest summit of the Jura... Read More


Snowshoe Hiking

Crête des Rasses

Published on 18 February 2017 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Little known by walkers because of its off-centered location towards the ski resort of Praz de Lys Sommand, Crête des Rasses nevertheless remains a nice hiking objective with its panorama on Haute Pointe, Pointe de Rovagne, but also Montagne d’Hirmentaz. Without difficulty... Read More


Intermediate

Montagne de Sulens

Published on 29 October 2016 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Located between Mont Charvin and Tournette, Montagne de Sulens offers a magnificent panorama on the Bauges Massif, as well as Aravis, Bornes, and Tarentaise. The hike doesn’t have any technical difficulties except the path that is sometimes hard to follow in its upper part... Read More


Hard

La Jonction (Chamonix)

Published on 23 September 2016 | by Pierre-Alexandre

La Jonction (The Junction) is one of the classics of the Mont Blanc Massif and the Chamonix Valley. Joining the Bossons and Taconnaz Glaciers, La Jonction offers a staggering view of the Aiguille du Midi, the Dôme du Gôuter as well as the Aiguilles Rouges... Read More


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