Browsing the "Gain =< 350 meters" Tag

Hikes whose elevation gain is less than 350 meters.



Trient Glacier

2 July 2015 | by Pierre-Alexandre

I propose an excursion in Switzerland for an easy walk that allows observing the Trient Glacier. The trail follows along the Bisse du Trient for about four kilometers. A “bisse” is an artificial


Mont Baron (via the Col des Contrebandiers)

17 May 2015 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Located at the western end of the Bornes Massif just next to Annecy, Mont Baron remains an ideal goal for the preparation of the summer. Short and of slight elevation, the itinerary winds through the forest to emerge quickly on a balcony offering a beautiful view of Lake Annecy


Bois du Paradis (Chamonix)

17 February 2013 | by Pierre-Alexandre

The Bois du Paradis, located in the commune of Les Praz, remains a haven of tranquility in the winter tumult of Chamonix Valley, far from the hustle and bustle of the city center and the slopes


Col de Cordon

12 January 2012 | by Pierre-Alexandre

From the ski resort of Sommand, many summer hikes are possible in winter. For a discovery of the snowshoe outing, I propose the Col de Cordon that is an easy and safe route. The elevation gain of 230 m is climbed in about one hour depending on the snow conditions


Col de la Ramaz and Chalet Blanc

25 December 2011 | by Pierre-Alexandre

The itinerary proposed here is an easy winter stroll starting from the ski resort of Praz-de-Lys and allowing to reach Sommand by the Col de la Ramaz. It can be an initiation to the practice of snowshoeing as there


Bois du Bouchet

4 January 2009 | by Pierre-Alexandre

The Bois du Bouchet is a magnificent stroll within the reach of all, in a sumptuous setting, a few minutes from the center of Chamonix. It gives the right to see the highest peaks of the valley by strolling on a marked circuit without any difficulty


Lac des Plagnes

27 April 2008 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Lac des Plagnes can be the object of a beautiful family walk in the Valley of Abondance. Very popular with fishermen in summer, its banks are accessible by a small path that makes a loop and allows admiring the surrounding landscape


Col de Pierre Carrée

13 January 2007 | by Pierre-Alexandre

From the Col de Pierre Carrée, which is the northern part of Flaine ski resort, it is possible to take a pedestrian route that leads among the pines to reach a beautiful point of view on the valley of Cluses and the ski resort of Carroz d ’Araches. On the other side is the panorama of the immense


Pont du Diable (Mieussy)

20 August 2006 | by Pierre-Alexandre

The Pont du Diable is a nice little walk near Mieussy as it allows discovering the Giffre in a small valley. Under the bridge, the Gorge du Giffre is four meters wide, nine meters deep. It is the ideal ground for the practice of canyoning, kayaking, or sport fishing. The hydroelectric dam, operated by


Montagne de Chevran

11 October 2005 | by Pierre-Alexandre

I propose here a small walk above Cluses. The Montagne de Chevran offers a spectacular view over the Valley of the Arve, Pointe d’Areu, the Môle, Pointe d’Andey, and many other summits


Lac de Roy

5 September 2004 | by Pierre-Alexandre

I propose here a family walk that will allow you to discover the Alpine meadows of Sommand and Praz-de-lys, as well as of the pretty Lac de Roy. This outing is very easy, since almost flat and short, and will delight young and old alike. The lake is the starting point of several hiking trails, including Pic


Le Semnoz

26 January 2003 | by Pierre-Alexandre

The Semnoz is a very easy stroll in the summer since the road goes practically to the summit. Destined for children, the ascent is very short from the parking lot at the top of Crêt de Châtillon. The panoramic view offered at the viewpoint indicator is majestic, and, undoubtedly, is one of the most



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