Intermediate hikes (350 to 850 m of elevation gain, 2 to 3 hours of walking, 5 to 10 km round-trip) in Haute-Savoie, Switzerland and Italy.
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
30 August 2009 | by Pierre-Alexandre
Located in the heart of Les Contamines Nature Reserve, Tré-La-Tête Glacier offers all hikers a feeling of elevation towards the highest peaks. Surrounded by several summits seeming impossible to climb, Tré-La-Tête Glacie
21 June 2009 | by Pierre-Alexandre
Visible from Sallanches, Croisse Baulet is a stroll of choice that will provide the hiker with one of the most beautiful views of Haute-Savoie as one can contemplate the Mont Blanc Massif, the Aravis Range, and the Fiz Massif
1 October 2008 | by Pierre-Alexandre
Overlooking the Bornes Massif, Roche Parnal presents itself as a large rocky boulder between Montagne de Sous-Dine and the Trampes.
Once at the top of Roche Parnal, you will discover a magnificent panorama
20 July 2008 | by Pierre-Alexandre
Located in the Valley of Abondance, Pointe d’Ardens is the object of a beautiful outing in a green landscape.
The itinerary I propose allows discovering a part of the Mont de Grange Nature Reserve
16 August 2007 | by Pierre-Alexandre
Located at the southern end of the Aravis Range, Mont Charvin dominates the town of Ugine. The Lac du Mont Charvin, nestled in a beautiful basin at the foot of the eponymous summit is the goal of this hike.
There is no real difficulty: a very short and steep passage under the Col des Porthets and a brief
3 August 2007 | by Pierre-Alexandre
The Tour des Rochers de Leschaux is part of the excursions demanding little effort, but which still require a good physical condition considering the length of the itinerary, as well as a secure foot to get through several steep passages with high declivity (but no exposed passages).
The Rochers de Leschaux
29 July 2007 | by Pierre-Alexandre
The panorama discovered at the top of the Petit Bargy will enchant hikers wishing to contemplate the greater part of the Aravis Range.
Made of limestone, the imposing Bargy Massif is ideally located for a discovery of the Aravis. In addition, many ibexes have settled on the
31 March 2007 | by Pierre-Alexandre
The Bois d’Hermance, located on the heights of Megève, is the object of a beautiful winter hike. Intended for hikers who have already practiced snowshoeing, this itinerary of average difficulty leads under the slopes of Mont Joly after passing through a pretty coniferous forest
1 October 2006 | by Pierre-Alexandre
ont Billiat is a fabulous site to discover the Chablais Massif.
Although of low altitude, its location offers a panorama on Lake Geneva on one side, Dent d’Oche and all the summits of Chablais on the other.
The well-marked trail is accessible to all
17 September 2006 | by Pierre-Alexandre
The Albert 1er Refuge undoubtedly is the only high mountain shelter accessible with children as the ski lifts of Col de Balme considerably reduce the elevation gain.
The situation of the shelter perched above the Glacier du Tour, in front of Aiguille du Chardonnet and Aiguille du Tour offers
25 July 2006 | by Pierre-Alexandre
The Aiguilles Rouges National Nature Reserve offers hikers many itineraries in a majestic setting, facing the Mont Blanc Massif. The Lac Cornu and the Lacs Noirs remain one of those marvels revealing themselves to the gaze of the amazed observer. Requiring little effort, the route involves steep