In winter, a snowshoe or ski tour is another way to discover the massifs with their white coat on. A snowshoe or ski trip requires special preparation as snow involves a number of risks (avalanches, airborne snow, ice, etc.) which must not be neglected under any circumstances. This is why it is essential to train first on easy routes in order to be aware of the conditions before opting for more difficult hikes. In any case, it is more than recommended to do your winter outings with one or more trained people.
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
20 June 2010 | by Pierre-Alexandre
The Lac de Lessy, the goal of this hike, is nestled in a combe at the foot of the Jallouvre, the Buclon, and Aiguille Verte. This itinerary located under the Plateau de Cenise is accessible to all and is easier than the one described by the Chinaillon because it is shorter and less steep
24 December 2009 | by Pierre-Alexandre
Located on the Plateau des Glières at the end of the Aravis Range, the Chalet des Auges, just at the summit of the eponymous mountain, is the goal of a beautiful winter hike.
This trip offers a relatively short itinerary with a slight elevation gain, and a magnificent
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
31 March 2007 | by Pierre-Alexandre
The Bois d’Hermance, located on the heights of Megève, is the object of a beautiful winter hike. Intended for hikers who have already practiced snowshoeing, this itinerary of average difficulty leads under the slopes of Mont Joly after passing through a pretty coniferous forest
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