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 de Gers

1 August 2013 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Lac de Gers remains one of the countless treasures of the Giffre Massif. From Lac des Chambres to Lac d’Anterne and Lac de la Vogealle, the massif is full of wonders for the noblest pleasure of the hiker. Situated on the other side of the Rocher des Fiz, on the site of the Grand Massif


Lac de Taney

6 July 2012 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Easily accessible, Lake Taney is a magnificent jewel nestled in the hollow of encircling peaks. Dominated by Grammont and Rocher de La Tache, and surrounded by small chalets, the place is ideal for a family hike where everyone will find its happiness


Col de la Ramaz and Chalet Blanc

25 December 2011 | by Pierre-Alexandre

The itinerary proposed here is an easy winter stroll starting from the ski resort of Praz-de-Lys and allowing to reach Sommand by the Col de la Ramaz. It can be an initiation to the practice of snowshoeing as there


Lac Chécrouit and Lac des Vesses

17 August 2011 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Let’s have an excursion in Italy, on the route of the Tour du Mont Blanc, for a typical family walk that promises to be pleasant: the Lac Chécrouit and the Lac des Vesses. Located in the Val Veny delimited by the Col de la Seigne to reach the Tarentaise, these two lakes offer an unobstructed view


Crête des Bénés

16 July 2011 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Located on the heights of Sallanches, Crête des Bénés and its mountain pasture offer a magnificent destination for the hiker. Throughout the ascent, the eye is attracted by Haute-Savoie’s magic; On one side the imposing Mont Blanc Massif, on the other the Aravis Range


Pointe de Lachau

16 April 2011 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Pointe de Lachau is a stroll without any difficulty (if not the last part of the ridge a little steep when arriving at the summit), and feasible in half a day. Next to the imposing Mont Chauffé that will accompany us throughout the hike


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


Pointe de Deux Heures

23 August 2009 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Pointe de Deux Heures (whose name refers to the climbing time) is one of the most unknown summits of Haute-Savoie. Indeed, the absence of signage makes this walk somewhat wild, especially given the low number of hikers encountered on the track


The Vuache

17 May 2008 | by Pierre-Alexandre

The Vuache is located in the west of Haute-Savoie. It is part of the Jura Massif from which it is separated by the Cluse of the Rhône. The Vuache is a narrow secondary range of 14 km in length and 1.5 to 3 km in width, Northwest-Southeast oriented


Mont Orchez

5 March 2008 | by Pierre-Alexandre

With Montagne de Chevran, Mont Orchez constitutes a superb belvedere on the Valley of the Arve facing the Môle and the Bargy Massif. Without any difficulty, the path gets through a beautiful forest by a sometimes very steep path. In wet weather, the descent can be very slippery


Sur la Pointe (or Rochers de la Motte)

19 April 2007 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Situated opposite Pointe de la Gay, this summit named Sur la Pointe is a hiking destination within easy reach of everyone, and is ideal for a nice family outing. The summit of Sur la Pointe offers a beautiful panorama of Lake Geneva, the Roc d'Enfer and the pastures of Chablais, and overlooks


Lac Damoz des Moulins

21 October 2006 | by Pierre-Alexandre

The Lac Damoz des Moulins is an ideal hiking goal by a hot summer day. Most of the itinerary takes place in a forest where reign freshness and pleasant humidity. The lake of modest size is nestled at the foot of the Tavaneuse Massif in a calm and serene environment





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