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Pointe de Vernaz via Lac d’Arvouin

Published on 21 August 2019 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Pointe de Vernaz is a peak of the Chablais region, reaching an altitude of 1,993 m. The mountain overlooks Lac d’Arvouin and offers an exciting view of the surrounding peaks, such as Cornettes de Bise, Mont Chauffé or Dents du Midi. I propose a hike that reaches Pointe de Vernaz starting from... Read More


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Lac d'Anterne et Rochers des Fiz au levé du soleil

Col and Lac d’Anterne

Published on 19 August 2019 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Located in the heart of the Sixt-Passy Nature Reserve, the Lac and Col d'Anterne remain a must in Haute-Savoie. Of glacial origin, Lac d'Anterne is a water reservoir of about 760,000 m3 at the foot of the majestic Rochers des Fiz... Read More


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The 5 Best Hikes of Chamonix

The 5 Best Hikes in Chamonix

Published on 3 August 2019 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Ah, Chamonix... the simple evocation of the name of the most famous city in the Alps awakens in each of us a palette of varied representations. The Olympic Games, skiing, hiking, Mont Blanc, mountaineering, climbing... It's not really my habit to publish blog articles,... Read More


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Mont de Grange

Published on 2 August 2019 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Mont de Grange is one of the iconic peaks of the Chablais Massif. At an altitude of 2432 m (which is identical to that of the Cornettes de Bise), Mont de Grange dominates the Val d'Abondance in all its splendour. The panorama offered to the hiker is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful in... Read More


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Pointe d’Areu (Pointe des Arbennes)

Published on 22 July 2019 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Pointe d'Areu is a mountain overlooking the Arve valley at the end of the Aravis massif. Due to an omission on the IGN map, the Pointe d'Areu is often confused with the Pointe des Arbennes (also called Pointe d'Arbenne or Pointe d'Areu de Romme)... Read More


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Mont d’Or (from Vallorbe)

Published on 1 June 2019 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Highest point in the Doubs department, Mont d’Or is a peak of the Jura Massif. Located a few miles from the Franco-Swiss border, Mont d’Or naturally stands out as the perfect location for a beautiful family hike with its panoramic view of the Lake Geneva Basin, the Alps and the nearby mountains... Read More


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Le Pas du Roc

Published on 15 May 2019 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Le Pas du Roc is an easy walk that makes you discover the alpine meadows in the middle of the mountains by means of an unusual path on the cliff side, traced in 1830, which allowed transporting the wood intended for the ovens located in the hamlet of the " Verrerie"... Read More


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Creux-du-Van

Published on 7 May 2019 | by Pierre-Alexandre

The Creux-du-Van is a rocky cirque located in the Massif du Jura in the canton of Neuchâtel. 1.4 km wide and approximately 200 m high, the Creux-du-Van is one of the most picturesque sites in French-speaking Switzerland with its impressive walls sculpted by the erosion caused 18,000 years ago... Read More


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Praz Vechin and Col de l’Arpettaz

Published on 7 January 2019 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Located in the Aravis Range, Praz Vechin is a peak overlooking the Col de l'Arpettaz nestled at the foot of Mont Charvin. The term "Arpettaz" comes from the French word "alpe" which refers to a mountain pasture. The itinerary I propose here starts from the hamlet of La Penne... Read More


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Vue depuis la Bourgeoise située à une trentaine de minutes du Col de Joux Plane

La Bourgeoise and the Col de Joux Plane

Published on 3 January 2019 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Nestled in the Samoëns Valley and overlooking the Col de Joux Plane, La Bourgeoise can be the object of a short family stroll both in winter and summer. The route leads effortlessly to the top of La Bourgeoise with a beautiful panorama... Read More


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Pointe de Beauregard

Published on 15 December 2018 | by Pierre-Alexandre

The Plateau de Beauregard remains the object of a beautiful winter walk in snowshoes. With an elevation gain of only 150 meters, the itinerary reaching the Pointe de Beauregard is accessible to all... Read More


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Lac d’Armancette

Published on 26 November 2018 | by Pierre-Alexandre

The Lac d’Armancette is the opportunity of a nice forest walk. The trail follows a track in a spruce forest and runs along a small stream that accompanies the hiker to the lake. Without any difficulty and very well marked, the path gets through the Contamines-Montjoie National Nature Reserve... Read More


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