Browsing the "Easy" Category

Easy hikes (350 m to 850 m of elevation gain, 1 to 2 hours of walking, 5 to 10 km round-trip) in Haute-Savoie, Switzerland and Italy.



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 Chavasse

15 July 2017 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Pointe de Chavasse dominates the ski resort of Praz-de-Lys Sommand. Its ascension is easy and does not involve any particular difficulty. A very short passage on a ridge can impress, but in no case can it be an obstacle even for people who are afraid of heights


Lago d’Arpy

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


Haute Pointe

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


Pointe de Chalune

29 June 2016 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Pointe de Chalune is a typical family walk that will allow one to discover the summits of the Chablais from a considerable altitude while remaining accessible to the greatest number. It is also a superb hike in winter in snowshoes


Pointe des Jottis

19 March 2016 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Located in Chablais Massif close to Hirmentaz ski resort, Pointe des Jottis is an interesting walk for training at the beginning of the season. Taking the trail part of the “Tour des Crêtes de Bellevaux,” the route is very easy, with a first part in the forest, then a long, relatively flat passage


Pointe de Miribel (via Les Granges)

22 January 2016 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Located in the heart of the Vallée Verte in Chablais Massif, Pointe de Miribel is an ideal objective for an initiation to winter hiking or for training a bit in the beginning of the season. Easily won, the summit provides a magnificent panorama of the


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


Belvédère d’Aujon

11 October 2015 | by Pierre-Alexandre

On the surface of some limestone soils occurs an erosion phenomenon called “lapiaz. ” It is a chemical (and not mechanical) action that causes this erosion, the result of which is the sculpture of the rock in more or less deep grooves. Depending on the degree of slope


Mont Baron (via the Col des Contrebandiers)

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


Tête du Danay

1 January 2014 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Tête du Danay, located in the heart of La Clusaz, is a magnificent viewpoint over the Aravis Range and the Bornes Massif dominating Grand Bornand village. The itinerary is ideal for a discovery of winter hiking in snowshoes


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





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