The Mont Lachat de Châtillon

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74450
Le Grand-Bornand
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Highest point of the winter ski area over 2000 m altitude, it's also the start of various walking and mountain-bike circuits. The Lachat is also a well-known take-off point for paragliders.
Whether you come to do a sport or just to look you will be delighted by the exceptional panorama from the top of the Lachat- the Aravis range, Bargy-Jalouvre, the Bauges, Chablais and Mont Blanc ranges. An orientation table allows you to identify the highest summits of the Alps and the Jura.
Accessible only by ski in winter and by walkers, mountain bikers and paragliders in summer thanks to lifts.
All year round, depending on snow conditions and under your own responsibility. Inquire about the conditions.
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  • Additional information :
    • marked footpaths
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Le Mont Lachat de Châtillon
74450
Le Grand-Bornand
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Latitude : 45.958877
Longitude : 6.479144
In winter : access only ski or paragliders with lifts.
Other periods : pedestrian access, moutain-bike, paragliders.
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Free of charge
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