Hard hikes (850 to 1500 m of elevation gain, 3 to 4 hours of walking, 10 to 20 km round-trip) in Haute-Savoie, Switzerland and Italy.
11 June 2017 | by Pierre-Alexandre
Must-see in the Chamonix Valley, Lac Blanc exhibits an unforgettable panorama on the Mont Blanc Massif. The itinerary described here offers a much more bucolic setting than the alternative route by the Flégère
9 April 2017 | by Pierre-Alexandre
Crêt de la Neige and Reculet constitute a superb balcony on Lake Geneva and the peaks of the Alps. The itinerary that I propose describes a loop that begins in the forest to reach the foothills of the massif before ascending further to win the Crêt de la Neige, the highest summit of the Jura
3 September 2016 | by Pierre-Alexandre
Located in the heart of the Pays de Gavot, Dent d’Oche, overlooking Lake Geneva, offers a surprisingly rich hiking objective. During the ascent, the trail through the alpine pastures changes rapidly as it goes up amidst rocks from the refuge
30 August 2015 | by Pierre-Alexandre
Located between Dent de Broc and Dent du Chamois, the Col des Combes remains a belvedere of choice on the summits of Fribourg such as Moléson or Entre Deux Dents, but also the snowy peaks of the Bernese Alps
2 August 2015 | by Pierre-Alexandre
Dominating the ski resort of Avoriaz located at the southern end of the Chablais, Hauts-Forts is an ideal goal where one strolls into a desert environment after the winter bustle. The impression created by the scene is part of a double contrast
16 July 2015 | by Pierre-Alexandre
An itinerary of anthology, a permanent dazzling, a long day of contemplation facing the most beautiful summits of the Alps … this is what I propose through this hike for experienced walkers
22 July 2013 | by Pierre-Alexandre
Located in the heart of the Fiz Massif between the Désert de Platé to the west and the Rocher des Fiz dominating Lac d’Anterne to the east, Chalets de Sales, set in the plain of the Grand Pré, constitute a tiny haven of tranquility that will delight the hiker
14 July 2013 | by Pierre-Alexandre
Let’s get back to the Aravis Range to a place previously described in August 2007: Mont Charvin. If the lake was the objective of the last excursion, here you’ll have to climb the mountain overlooking the lake. Located at the end of the range between
30 August 2011 | by Pierre-Alexandre
The Lac des Chambres, nestled at the foot of Pointe Rousse and Roches de la Couarra, is the objective of this walk.
Formerly covered with late névé and icebergs, the Lac des Chambres today is a real “observatory” on the direct consequences of global warming
7 August 2011 | by Pierre-Alexandre
Lac de la Vogealle, located just east of Haute-Savoie in the Giffre Massif, is a source of wonder for the hiker. Surrounded by Dents Blanches, this lake offers a magical spectacle on the rare summits of more than 3000 m of the department accessible without
15 August 2010 | by Pierre-Alexandre
Well visible from the Sallanches Valley, Mont Joly is a true observatory on the Mont Blanc Massif as well as the surrounding massifs, such as the Aravis Range or the Vanoise Massif.
Like the peaks of the Italian Val Ferret
28 July 2010 | by Pierre-Alexandre
Very popular with walkers around Mont Blanc, the Val Ferret impresses by the incredible view on the Italian slope of the Mont Blanc Massif.
Not very frequented, Bella Comba is a monumental belvedere on the spectacle offered by the Val Ferret