List of Hikes in Haute-Savoie, Switzerland, and Italy
On this page, you will find a list of 122 hikes in Haute-Savoie, Switzerland, and Italy. The ranking ranges from the easiest itinerary, which is accessible to the greatest number as it’s short and has no particular difficulty, to the hardest one that requires a good training and a certain physical condition.
Among the summer outings, you will also discover a selection of hikes on snowshoes or skis. This is another way to discover the mountain in the winter, away from the hustle and bustle of ski resorts.
Despite the care taken while describing hikes, errors or differences can still remain. For instance, markings and environmental conditions can change and modify the perception of the difficulty.
I would like to remind you that these route cards are suggestions and that I can not be held responsible for any incident or accident.
Before leaving for a hike, even the easiest, you have to learn about the weather and know how to turn back in case of unexpected changes in weather conditions.
The extracts of the IGN map showing the itineraries are published with the kind permission of the National Geographic Institute.
= Very Easy | Gain = less than 350 m ; Time for the Ascent = less than one hour ; Round-Trip Distance = less than 5 km.
The perfect choice for an introduction to hiking.
= Easy | Gain = between 350 and 850 m ; Time for the Ascent = between one and two hours ; Round-Trip Distance = less than 10 km.
Hikes for beginners.
= Intermediate | Gain = between 350 and 850 m ; Time for the Ascent = between two and three hours ; Round-Trip Distance = up to 15 km.
Hikes for beginners and intermediate hikers; Can include technical or exposed passages.
= Hard | Gain = between 850 and 1500 m ; Time for the Ascent = between three and four hours ; Round-Trip Distance = between 10 and 20 km.
Itineraries for trained hikers; Can include technical or exposed passages.
= Very Hard | Gain = more than 1500 m ; Time for the Ascent = more than four hours ; Round-Trip Distance = between 10 and 20 km.
Itineraries for very well trained hikers; Can include technical or exposed passages.
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