The Lessy lake

  • lac de Lessy
Le Grand-Bornand
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A 5 hour walk (return trip) from Chinaillon will take you to this mountain lake lying in a gulley at the foot of the arête between the Pic du Jalouvre, the Buclon and the Aiguille Verte.
From the arête itself a wonderful view opens up over Lake Geneva, the Jura mountains and the Aravis range to Mont Blanc. The lake, at 1730 m, is on the Grande Randonnee no.96.
From 15/05 to 15/11.
Accessible outside the snow season and subject to weather conditions. Check with the Tourist Office beforehand for current access conditions. Recommended season: spring - summer - autumn.
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    • marked footpaths


Le Lac de Lessy
Le Grand-Bornand
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 45.987659
Longitude : 6.437817