Ski touring route - Le lac de la Cour

  • Ski de randonnée - lac de la Cour
SAEM - Les Remontées Mécaniques du Grand-Bornand
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Parking de la Mulaterie
Le Grand-Bornand Chinaillon
Le Grand-Bornand
Discovery level itinerary from Chinaillon to the Cour lake.
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.

Friends hikers, here are some rules to respect on our ski touring / splitboard itineraries:
- Be sure to check before you leave: the opening times of these itineraries may vary and are linked to the opening times of the ski area. The Outalays night itinerary is only open during the night time ski lifts.
- In case of particular conditions, access to these itineraries may be forbidden from time to time. Please respect the signs in place for your safety.
- Make sure you have the necessary safety equipment: avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe, as well as a means of telecommunication to alert the emergency services.
- Follow the signs, you will find orange markers on the routes.
- It is forbidden to go against the normal flow of skiers during the ascent.
- On the way down, use the open and marked trails of the ski area.
For the descent of the Outalays night itinerary, use only the Abondance trail.
- Be back down at the closing of the ski area (5pm). Access to the ski area is forbidden outside of opening hours.
- There are several levels of difficulty, so don't overestimate your abilities.
- You will find more information in this municipal by-law.
Discovery level.
From 16/12/2023 to 30/03/2024.
Closing at 5:30 pm.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.
In summary
  • Reception :
    • French
  • SITRA services :
    • Route BOUCLE
    • Route
    • 201 Route
  • Levels of sporting experience :
    • For beginners / novice
    • Level green


Parking de la Mulaterie
Le Grand-Bornand Chinaillon
Le Grand-Bornand
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 45.973869
Longitude : 6.457831
Parking at the Châtelet car park.
Departure of the itinerary at the foot of the Châtelet chairlift.
Free access.
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