Browsing the "Gain = 350-850 meters" Tag

Hikes whose elevation gain ranges from 350 to 850 meters.



Pointe des Jottis

19 March 2016 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Located in Chablais Massif close to Hirmentaz ski resort, Pointe des Jottis is an interesting walk for training at the beginning of the season. Taking the trail part of the “Tour des Crêtes de Bellevaux,” the route is very easy, with a first part in the forest, then a long, relatively flat passage


Pointe de Sur Cou

23 February 2016 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Pointe de Sur Cou, whose toponym means “the peak above the pass,” presents itself as a vast grassy dome on the heights of La Roche-sur-Foron. In spite of its average altitude, the top offers an unexpected panorama with a splendid 360 ° view of Lake Geneva area


Pointe de Miribel (via Les Granges)

22 January 2016 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Located in the heart of the Vallée Verte in Chablais Massif, Pointe de Miribel is an ideal objective for an initiation to winter hiking or for training a bit in the beginning of the season. Easily won, the summit provides a magnificent panorama of the


Pointe d’Uble

27 December 2015 | by Pierre-Alexandre

The view from Pointe d’Uble highlights the mountains that surround it thanks to its location in the heart of Chablais. All the Massifs of Haute-Savoie are exhibited in the eyes of the hiker whose memory will remain marked by the multitude of peak


The Prarion

20 December 2015 | by Pierre-Alexandre

The Prarion, whose toponym evokes a “round meadow” or “ruined meadow,” is undoubtedly a beautiful winter hike. Located at the end of the Chamonix valley, this summit will enchant the hiker with the splendor of the panorama unveiled on Mont Blanc, Aiguilles Rouges, Fiz, and Aravis


Montagne d’Hirmentaz

20 December 2015 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Known in winter as a playground appreciated by skiers located a stone’s throw from Lake Geneva, Montagne d’Hirmentaz is a very nice hiking objective for beginners or a last autumn hike. Easily accessible, Montagne d’Hirmentaz


Lac de Peyre

15 November 2015 | by Pierre-Alexandre

The Lac de Peyre remains a family hike par excellence that will enchant youngsters. Without difficulty, except perhaps the steep footpath reaching the Col de Balafrasse, the route allows access to the lake by a well-marked trail climbing


Balcon des Mémises

25 October 2015 | by Pierre-Alexandre

The Balcon des Mémises is the object of a magnificent hike alternating between paths in the forest, easy climbing in big blocks of rocks, and walking along the crests with a beautiful panorama on Lake Geneva, Chablais, and Jura Massif


Mont Ouzon

24 October 2015 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Mont Ouzon and its rocks remain a very beautiful point of view on the Chablais Alps and the Mont Blanc Massif as well as on Lake Geneva. The climb is quite harsh at first in the forest but gets smoother when reaching the Col de Planchamp


Belvédère d’Aujon

11 October 2015 | by Pierre-Alexandre

On the surface of some limestone soils occurs an erosion phenomenon called “lapiaz. ” It is a chemical (and not mechanical) action that causes this erosion, the result of which is the sculpture of the rock in more or less deep grooves. Depending on the degree of slope


Lac Blanc

7 August 2015 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Lac Blanc is one of the greatest classics of the Chamonix Valley that will make hikers discover a grand panorama of the beauty of high mountains. The itinerary I propose describes a loop that leads from Lac Blanc to Lacs des Chéserys


Hauts-Forts

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



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