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Ski touring route - L'Almet

Intermediate level itinerary from Chinaillon which passes near the lake of La Cour to reach the foot of the Maroly valley and go up to the arrival of the ski lift of Almet. Splendid view on the Aravis chain at the top.

Sport Ski touring route - L'Almet Le Grand-Bornand

About

Departing from Le Grand-Bornand (74450)
Average length : 01h45
Signed walking trail

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.

Loop
Total elevation gain : 474m
Vertical drop : 474m

Signs

Climbing markers: orange markers Downhill markers: downhill ski slopes of the ski area The maintenance of the track is done by the users themselves. Didactic panels along the route.

Map references

Map of the Grand-Bornand slopes. Starting altitude : 1299 m Arrival altitude : 1773 m

Further informations

Non-groomed itinerary

Prices

Free access.

Reception

Languages spoken : French

Intermediate level.

Period of practice

From 10/01 to 18/04/2022.
Closing at 5:30 pm.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

Access

Parking de la Mulaterie Le Grand-Bornand Chinaillon 74450 Le Grand-Bornand
Departing from : Le Grand-Bornand (74450)
Latitude : 45.973862 - Longitude : 6.457831

Parking at the Châtelet car park.
Departure of the itinerary at the foot of the Châtelet chairlift.

More informations

Information update on 04/04/2022 by Le Grand-Bornand Tourisme