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Mountain hikes in Auvergne - Rhône-Alpes

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The 10 Most Beautiful mountain hikes in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

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Mountain Hike · Charbonnel Group
Tour de la Bessanèse XL Day 5
recommended route Difficulty moderate
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16.6 km
7:30 h
1,575 m
1,857 m
Long and rather hard day with traverse of Rocciamelone and some long descends, glacier traverse and route finding in a less traveled part of the Alps (second part)
Rückblick vom Südgrat zur Chamechaude
Mountain Hike · Chartreuse Group
Chamechaude via Le Canyon and Sangle du Jardin
Premium content Difficulty difficult
11.4 km
6:00 h
1,070 m
1,070 m
The Chamechaude is the highest peak of the Chartreuse massif and can be reached by almost everyone via the normal route (T3, 750 m). This report describes the more demanding alpine version (T5 II).
Steinbock auf der Felsstufe oberhalb des Refuge de la Tournette
Mountain Hike · Haute-Savoie
La Tournette
Premium content Difficulty difficult
11.8 km
6:30 h
1,200 m
1,200 m
Popular mountain tour to the highest mountain on Lac d'Annecy. The normal route from the Refuge du Pré Vérel has some chain-secured climbing sections (T4).
Grand Som von Süden
Mountain Hike · Chartreuse Group
Grand Som and Petit Som
Premium content Difficulty difficult
15 km
7:30 h
1,480 m
1,480 m
Mountain tour with ridge scrambling (T4) to the fourth highest peak of the Chartreuse massif in the historical surroundings of the monastery La Grande Chartreuse.
Rückblick auf den Nordgrat vom Gipfel
Mountain Hike · Parc naturel régional du Massif des Bauges
Pointe de l'Arcalod
Premium content Difficulty difficult
15.7 km
9:00 h
1,300 m
1,300 m
Grand tour on the border between hiking and climbing to the highest peak of the Massif de Bauges (T5+).
Gipfel Cheval Blanc mit Mont Buet und Mont Blanc
Mountain Hike · Chablais Alps
Überschreitung des Mont Buet
Premium content Difficulty difficult
21.1 km
8:30 h
1,450 m
2,100 m
Lange und eindrucksvolle Gratwanderung vor dem Mont-Blanc-Massiv auf einen geschichtsträchtigen 3000er (T4).
Tre Croci
Mountain Hike · Usseglio
Crossing the Rocciamelone
Premium content Difficulty difficult
22.4 km
11:30 h
2,000 m
2,000 m
The Rocciamelone is the highest place of pilgrimage in the Alps and one of the highest hikable three-and-a-half-thousand-metre peaks. This tour describes the more demanding alpine ascent (T4/L).
Blick vom Grand Roc zur Pointe de l'Échelle
Mountain Hike · Vanoise Massif
Pointe de l'Échelle
Premium content Difficulty difficult
15.3 km
8:00 h
1,400 m
1,400 m
Ridge climbing tour on a striking pyramid in the south of the Vanoise. Depending on the conditions, this is a demanding mountain tour (T5 II) or an easy high-altitude tour (WS II).
Gipfel Le Pécloz
Mountain Hike · Parc naturel régional du Massif des Bauges
Le Pécloz and Mont d'Armenaz
Premium content Difficulty difficult
13.5 km
7:30 h
1,500 m
1,500 m
Thrilling circular hike with scrambles and ridge to the third highest peak of the Massif de Bauges (T4).
Dent de Cons vor prominenter Kulisse
Mountain Hike · Parc naturel régional du Massif des Bauges
Dent de Cons
Premium content Difficulty moderate
7.4 km
4:15 h
870 m
870 m
Ridge hike with Mont Blanc view for mountain hikers with a head for heights (T3+).
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