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Hiking in the Bornes Massif.



Lac Bénit

23 July 2017 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Located at the foot of the majestic Bargy Massif, the Lac Bénit is a haven of tranquility. Family walk par excellence, the itinerary is within the reach of all inasmuch as that the very short path remains devoid of difficulties and technical passages. Two paths are available to the walker


Pointe de Sur Cou

23 February 2016 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Pointe de Sur Cou, whose toponym means “the peak above the pass,” presents itself as a vast grassy dome on the heights of La Roche-sur-Foron. In spite of its average altitude, the top offers an unexpected panorama with a splendid 360 ° view of Lake Geneva area


Pointe d’Andey

6 December 2015 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Veritable balcony overlooking the Arve Valley, Pointe d’Andey is an ideal objective for an outing in the beginning of the season when the snow forbids escapades on higher mountains. Its location allows a dominating overlook on all the surrounding peaks, particularly on Bargy Massif


Lac de Peyre

15 November 2015 | by Pierre-Alexandre

The Lac de Peyre remains a family hike par excellence that will enchant youngsters. Without difficulty, except perhaps the steep footpath reaching the Col de Balafrasse, the route allows access to the lake by a well-marked trail climbing


Mont Baron

17 May 2015 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Located at the western end of the Bornes Massif just next to Annecy, Mont Baron remains an ideal goal for the preparation of the summer. Short and of slight elevation, the itinerary winds through the forest to emerge quickly on a balcony offering a beautiful view of Lake Annecy


Mont Lachat de Châtillon

27 October 2013 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Autumn is the opportunity for the hiker to rediscover the massifs under a new eye. Covered with a multicolored dress on which is reflected the soft light of the day, the slopes irradiate in all points the sight and let see prospects of a deep calm


The Parmelan

23 July 2013 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Parmelan is one of the must-sees of Haute-Savoie. Visible from the surroundings of Annecy, its imposing cliffs dominate and make it a panoramic viewpoint that will amaze any hiker. The ascent by the Grand Montoir is delicate


Le Suet

9 September 2010 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Standing between the Plateau des Glières and Bornes Massif, and located at the end of Mont Lachat, Le Suet, despite its low altitude, turns out to be a splendid viewpoint on Lake Geneva area


Lac de Lessy (via the Petit-Bornand)

20 June 2010 | by Pierre-Alexandre

The Lac de Lessy, the goal of this hike, is nestled in a combe at the foot of the Jallouvre, the Buclon, and Aiguille Verte. This itinerary located under the Plateau de Cenise is accessible to all and is easier than the one described by the Chinaillon because it is shorter and less steep


Plateau des Glières

24 December 2009 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Located on the Plateau des Glières at the end of the Aravis Range, the Chalet des Auges, just at the summit of the eponymous mountain, is the goal of a beautiful winter hike. This trip offers a relatively short itinerary with a slight elevation gain, and a magnificent



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