Browsing the "Alps" Tag

The Alps are a mountain range stretching across Europe, covering France, northern Italy, Switzerland and Germany, and are a world-renowned hiking area. The Alps, situated in the alpine-Himalayan chain and more than 1200 km long between the Mediterranean and the Danube, reach an altitude of 4810 m at the summit of Mont Blanc in the north of the mountain range. More than 80 peaks exceed 4000 m, most of which are located in Switzerland in the Valais Alps. The Alps will delight the hiker with their exceptional panoramas on a variety of breathtaking landscapes. Among the most notable regions are Haute-Savoie and its medium and high mountain ranges, the Valais and summits reaching the sky, the Val d’ Aosta and its picturesque small valleys, and much more.



The Moléson

22 June 2020 | by Pierre-Alexandre

The Moléson is an emblematic mountain of the Fribourg Pre-Alps offering a prime hiking destination. Culminating at an altitude of 2002 m, the Moléson is very recognizable by its shape


Mont Clocher

1 June 2020 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Mont Clocher is a summit of the Beaufortain Massif culminating at an altitude of 1976m. Located in the commune of Hauteluce, Mont Clocher is the object of a hike for the greatest number. Indeed, the route is devoid of difficulties and it offers a very wide panorama of the peaks of Savoie and Haute-Savoie


La Tête de Louis-Philippe

26 December 2019 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Tête de Louis-Philippe is a summit of the Giffre massif located in the commune of Magland. Little known to hikers, Tête de Louis-Philippe is nevertheless a very beautiful hiking goal in winter. Indeed, it is accessible to most people because of its low elevation gain and the absence of technical


Aiguillette des Posettes

16 October 2019 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Aiguillette des Posettes is a classic of the Mont-Blanc Massif. Located at the eastern end of the Chamonix valley, Aiguillette des Posettes is a choice hike that will delight both young and old. The panorama served at the top is one of the most extensive in the massif


Augstmatthorn via Harderkulm

4 October 2019 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Le Augstmatthorn est une cime mythique des alpes bernoises. Du haut de ses 2136 m d’altitude, le Augstmatthorn domine le Lac de Brienz en contrebas et offre un des plus beaux panoramas des Alpes


What are the Best Hikes around Geneva?

11 September 2019 | by Pierre-Alexandre

You live in Geneva or you are only visiting for a few days and you want to go hiking? The summits surrounding the town of Calvin offer magnificent panoramic views of Lake Geneva, the Jura and many of the peaks of Haute-Savoie. In this article


What are the Best Weather Apps for Hiking?

1 September 2019 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Have you found the hike you want to do this weekend? Perfect! All you need to do is prepare yourself and put all the necessary things in your backpack for your trip. Among the essential steps in preparing your hike, it is crucial to check


Pointe de Vernaz via Lac d’Arvouin

21 August 2019 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Pointe de Vernaz is a peak of the Chablais region, reaching an altitude of 1,993 m. The mountain overlooks Lac d’Arvouin and offers an exciting view of the surrounding peaks, such as Cornettes de Bise, Mont Chauffé or Dents du Midi. I propose a hike that reaches Pointe de Vernaz starting from


Col and Lac d’Anterne

19 August 2019 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Located in the heart of the Sixt-Passy Nature Reserve, the Lac and Col d'Anterne remain a must in Haute-Savoie. Of glacial origin, Lac d'Anterne is a water reservoir of about 760,000 m3 at the foot of the majestic Rochers des Fiz


The 5 Best Hikes in Chamonix

3 August 2019 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Ah, Chamonix... the simple evocation of the name of the most famous city in the Alps awakens in each of us a palette of varied representations. The Olympic Games, skiing, hiking, Mont Blanc, mountaineering, climbing... It's not really my habit to publish blog articles,


Mont de Grange

2 August 2019 | by Pierre-Alexandre

Mont de Grange is one of the iconic peaks of the Chablais Massif. At an altitude of 2432 m (which is identical to that of the Cornettes de Bise), Mont de Grange dominates the Val d'Abondance in all its splendour. The panorama offered to the hiker is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful in



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