Calculated time is computed with the distance, the height difference, and an average speed of 2.2 mph. For an intermediate walker, this time includes small breaks.
D/A : km 0 - alt. km 0
1 : km 1.18 - alt. km 1.18
2 : km 2.73 - alt. km 2.73
3 : km 3.18 - alt. km 3.18
4 : km 3.37 - alt. km 3.37
5 : km 3.65 - alt. km 3.65
6 : km 3.88 - alt. km 3.88
7 : km 4.62 - alt. km 4.62
8 : km 5.51 - alt. km 5.51
D/A : km 7.97 - alt. km 7.97
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The "Passage de l'Aulp du Seuil" ("Aulp du Seuil" passing): this hike is one of the most beautiful hikes of the Chartreuse massif.
Short family-friendly walk with a magnificent view, manageable on foot or on snowshoes.
Easy access to Mont Rachais. View over Chartreuse, Belledonne, Grenoble and the Vercors.
Petit Som and Grand Som from Gîte à Rucher de la Ruchère.
The Mont Grêle lookout point and Archelle’s summit.
Mont Grêle is a peak that is visible from the valley of Chambéry and the Aiguebelette region.
It is easily spotted thanks to or because of the pylons that are installed at the top. Up close, these towers have still look great, but they do not alone justify the purpose of the tour, which is interesting because it offers views over Lake Aiguebelette and Chartreuse.
A short hike to enjoy this geological feature: a flaming fountain.
Mount Rachais, from the hamlet of Frette, situated on its far northern side.
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