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From the Madeleine to the "Grande Léchère" through woods (4)

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[Montgellafrey area]
A red level path (medium) . around 2h45 long.

Sport From the Madeleine to the "Grande Léchère" through woods (4) Saint François Longchamp

About

Departing from Saint François Longchamp (73130)
Average length : 02h45
Total elevation gain : 364m
Vertical drop : 245m
Distance : 5.9km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

Starting point on the «Place de la Madeleine». at Saint-François Longchamp 1650. Take the path on the right of the Odalys Bellevue nuilding (see the «balade des Hameaux» n°9). Just before arriving at the «Replat», take the track going up on the right. At the following intersection, take on your left, headong to the «Lac de la Grande Léchère». Cross the «Petit Bois» and then reach the carriage way of the Grande «Rigole». Continue to follow the signs in the direction of the lake. You arrive above the lake with a great view on it.

Itinerary
Total elevation gain : 364m
Altitude max : 1774m
Vertical drop : 245m

Topoguides references

Hiking guide, summer 2016, edited by the Tourist office of Saint-François Longchamp.

    1 3

    0 : Departure : Place de la Madeleine
    1 : Take the path on the right of the Odalys Bellevue residence. Go down then turn right at the first intersection to join the hamlets of Cochenières and Colombe.
    2 : Just before the hamlet of Le Replat, take the path that goes up on your right. At the first intersection turn left.
    3: Continue on the path through the Petit Bois to the refuge and the Grande Léchère lake and admire the view.

    Prices

    Free of charge.

    Reception

    Animals allowed
    Languages of documentation : English, French

    Dogs are allowed. They must be kept on leash.

    Period of practice

    From 01/07 to 31/08.

    Services
    • Pets welcome

    Access

    Place de la Madeleine Montgellafrey 73130 Saint François Longchamp
    Departing from : Saint François Longchamp (73130)
    Latitude : 45.417666 - Longitude : 6.362243
    Information update on 20/06/2024 by Office de Tourisme de Saint François Longchamp