Browsing the "Bornes Massif" Tag

Les Bornes is a mainly limestone massif located between the Aravis to the south and the Chablais to the northeast, the highest point of which is the Pointe Blanche at an altitude of 2438 m and remains a prime destination for a leisurely hiking experience. Indeed, it is possible to carry out many fairly easy routes such as Lake Bénit, Parmelan or Pointe d’Andey with superb views of Lake Geneva, Lake Annecy or the neighbouring Chablais. More challenging peaks are also on the agenda, such as the Bargy or the recognizable Jallouvre with its eroded west face. Wildlife lovers will not be disappointed as it is also possible to observe ibexes, lammergeyers and vultures. Finally, the Massif des Bornes is also the ideal place for an introduction to alpine and cross-country skiing on the heights of Mont Saxonnex.

Lanfonnet and Roc Lancrenaz

1 November 2004 | by Pierre-Alexandre

The Lanfonnet is the goal of a hike that is much easier than the ascent of its neighbor, Dents de Lanfon and the Tournette. The panorama on Lake Annecy from this mountain is superb. The passage through the Roc Lancrenaz, the only slightly "technical" place as it's equipped with a handrail

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