Ski touring route - Le Chenu

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Sommet de la télécabine de la Joyère
Le Grand-Bornand Chinaillon
Le Grand-Bornand
Intermediate level itinerary that goes around "Les Arces" from the South and that goes through the forest with a splendid view on the Aravis Range at the end.
Negative difference in altitude of 880m with a return by the Envers trail to Grand-Bornand.
Two accesses are possible:
1 - Linking this trail with the Raiches discovery trail
2 - Access from the Joyère gondola, with a specific pass for one ascent.

Ski touring, including on marked itineraries, involves risks. It is recommended to equip yourself accordingly (loaded avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe) and to take all the necessary measures before departure: consultation of avalanche risk and weather forecast, information from professionals, informing a friend or family member of your itinerary, charged cell phone, appropriate clothing...

To adopt the right reflexes in the mountain environment, it is recommended to practice with professionals.
Intermediate level.
From 11/12/2021 to 18/04/2022.
Closing at 5:30 pm.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.
In summary
  • Reception :
    • French
  • SITRA services :
    • Route Aller / Retour
    • Route
    • 470 Route


Sommet de la télécabine de la Joyère
Le Grand-Bornand Chinaillon
Le Grand-Bornand
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 45.949989
Longitude : 6.446952
Departure from the top of the La Joyère cable car.
Free access. Access to the starting point by the cable car of La Joyère is not free.
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