Intermediate Vue depuis la Pointe d'Autigny

Published on 2 May 2005 | by Pierre-Alexandre

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Pointe d’Autigny

Easily accessible, Pointe d’Autigny is the goal of a hike that allows discovering mountain pastures at the foot of Mont Chauffé.
The summit offers a splendid panorama on Cornettes de Bise, Mont de Grange, Pointe de Lachau and the Portes d’Oche.


  • Difficulty: Intermediate hiking-icon-moyen
  • Altitude: 1,808 m
  • Ascent: 2 hours 00 min
  • Descent: 1 hour 10 min
  • Elevation Gain: 390 meters
  • Round-trip: 8.0 km
  • Map: IGN 3528 ET

 

Getting There

From Thonon-les-Bains, take the direction of Morzine then the D222 road in the direction of Abondance. Follow the direction of Vacheresse and continue towards Bise-Ubine. Continue to Ubine, which is reached after 8 km. Park in the parking lot near the chapel.

GPS Coordinates (WGS 84) of the Starting Point: 46.306828, 6.742121

Ascent

The hiking trail is located behind the chapel of Ubine and rises gently through the forest. The Chalets d’Autigny are soon reached and can be the ideal place to take a break as it faces Mont de Grange.
The trail becomes much steeper and totally uncovered to reach the summit of Pointe d’Autigny.
In about forty minutes, the three crosses and the peak are within reach.

Descent

Take the same route as depicted above.


Photos of Pointe d’Autigny

Route

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Pierre-Alexandre

I'm a 26-year-old Swiss Urban Planner and Geographer. Fond of mountains and hiking since my very childhood, I founded Randos-MontBlanc.com in 2001 to share my passion with mountain enthusiasts.


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