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.
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
1 October 2008 | by Pierre-Alexandre
Overlooking the Bornes Massif, Roche Parnal presents itself as a large rocky boulder between Montagne de Sous-Dine and the Trampes.
Once at the top of Roche Parnal, you will discover a magnificent panorama
14 September 2008 | by Pierre-Alexandre
The Nid d’Aigle is the terminus of the famous Mont Blanc train, the arrival point of a very large number of tourists of all nationalities and departure of the route to Mont Blanc.
The route passes through the pastures of the Are and follows
31 August 2008 | by Pierre-Alexandre
Overlooking the beautiful site of Emosson, the Cheval Blanc, facing Mont Buet, is a superb plateau offering a 360 ° panorama over the entire Alps.
Weather is primordial for this hike; It is necessary to benefit from a clear sky
31 August 2008 | by Pierre-Alexandre
Long ago, on the beach of Emosson, some clay dried. Later, some 240 million years ago, a herd of archosaurs (ancestors of dinosaurs and crocodiles) passed; They have engraved their tracks in the clay. The water covered
6 August 2008 | by Pierre-Alexandre
Let’s go to Morzine for a hike that takes part of the “GR 5 Tour des Dents Blanches” to get to the Tête de Bostan.
The route starts from the Pont de Chardonnière, crosses the Terres Maudites
26 July 2008 | by Pierre-Alexandre
Tête Pelouse is the object of a superb hike that will make you discover the Aravis Range and the beautiful Valley of Confins. Not so far from the Lac and Pointe de Tardevant, the itinerary reaches a rocky summit not very frequented that offers an unforgettable point of view
20 July 2008 | by Pierre-Alexandre
Located in the Valley of Abondance, Pointe d’Ardens is the object of a beautiful outing in a green landscape.
The itinerary I propose allows discovering a part of the Mont de Grange Nature Reserve
28 April 2008 | by Pierre-Alexandre
An illustration of the acceleration of global warming at work… On April 28, 2007, we chose the Trient Glacier as a hiking goal in order to rediscover this marvelous site that allows reaching a beautiful glacier. Very beautiful glacier, but for how long? We
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
5 March 2008 | by Pierre-Alexandre
With Montagne de Chevran, Mont Orchez constitutes a superb belvedere on the Valley of the Arve facing the Môle and the Bargy Massif.
Without any difficulty, the path gets through a beautiful forest by a sometimes very steep path. In wet weather, the descent can be very slippery
30 September 2007 | by Pierre-Alexandre
The journey begins in Switzerland, in the canton of Valais, at the Col and Hospice du Grand-Saint-Bernard for a very nice outing. The altitude of the starting point (2469 m) and the highest point of the hike (2775 m) offer magnificent panoramas on the