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The Two Lakes - Lac Bleu & Lac Blanc (16)

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[Saint-François-Longchamp area]
A 2:30 hour blue level path with an ascending elevation of 180 meters. This track is intended formost of the people.

Sport The Two Lakes - Lac Bleu & Lac Blanc (16) Saint François Longchamp

About

Departing from Saint François Longchamp (73130)
Average length : 02h30
Total elevation gain : 315m
Vertical drop : 312m
Distance : 4.2km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

-Possibility to park your car at the start of the route: drive towards the «Col de la Madeleine», 2 Km after Saint-François longchamp, at the farms level, take the second stoned road on the right and go up to the parking lot.
-To reach the lake itinerary on foot, follow the same path than the «Circuit des Fermes» (itinerary n°5).
- You can also take the chairlift of the Lune Bleue and then go down on the left.
From the parking lot, take the direction of the «Chalets du Cours d’en Haut» (right under the «Rocher Blanc» ski tow). Take the path going up along the ski tow, take the direction of the «Lac Bleu» and then the «Lac Blanc». Return to the parking lot.

Loop
Total elevation gain : 315m
Altitude max : 2151m
Vertical drop : 312m
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    Possibility of parking at the car park at the start of the path: take the direction of Col de la Madeleine, 2Km after Saint-François Longchamp, at the level of the farms, take the second paved road on the right then go up to the car park. (To reach the lakes walk on foot, follow the same path as the Circuit des Fermes (walk n°12). You can also take the Lune Bleue chairlift and then go back down to the left).
    0: Departure: car park of the farms
    1: From the car park of the farms, go up towards the farms and the departure of the Rocher Blanc ski lift.
    2: At the top of the ski lift, take the path that goes up a little to the right and then go down on your left to admire and go along the Lac Bleu.
    3 : Continue straight on for 5 minutes to reach the Lac Blanc. From here, enjoy the view of the surrounding mountains.
    4 : Continue on the left-hand side of the path to go back down to the Cours d'en haut and then to the farms and the car park.

    Prices

    Free of charge

    Reception

    Animals allowed
    Languages of documentation : English, French

    Dogs allowed. They must be kept on leash.

    Period of practice

    From 01/07 to 31/08 : open daily.

    Services
    • Pets welcome
    Equipments
    • Public WC

    Access

    Parking des fermes Saint-François-Longchamp 73130 Saint François Longchamp
    Departing from : Saint François Longchamp (73130)
    Latitude : 45.41795 - Longitude : 6.363884
    Information update on 10/06/2024 by Office de Tourisme de Saint François Longchamp