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Medium hike to La Tournette, above Lac d'Annecy + swim in lake

Hosted by a member of the Geneva Hiking Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sun 21 Jul 08:30 - 19:00

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Start: Protected content Aup Pass – Col d'Aup ( Protected content ), accessible by paved road, from the village of Montmin, 24 km south-east of Annecy or 11km south of Talloires
Climb: Protected content
Return: Protected content 30 h (or 3h30-4h for the boucle)
Altitude difference: Protected content
Difficulty: Protected content of Protected content hike with a few cables as hand rails at the summit

We park at the Col d'Aup (45. Protected content , 6. Protected content . We start climbing the grassy slope to the foot of the cliffs. We enter the basin where we pass a chalet ( Protected content ), to walk along cliffs. A turn of the trail to the left allows us to avoid them and to reach a ridge. There are some cables and chains forming a hand rail. Arrived at the "Armchair", we bypass the rocks on the left. A metal ladder allows to reach the summit.
A magnificent view of Lac d'Annecy and surrounding mountains! Bring your best cameras!

Return by the same route or 'a boucle' via la Pointe des Frêtes, but this Protected content hrs longer.

Apres Hike - a refreshing swim in Lac Annecy after, so bring your swimming gear.

Please sign up here & indicate if you need a ride or can take passengers. Please only sign up, if you are sure to join. We need min 3 people to do the hike.
Proper equipment (pair of solid hiking shoes, sun protection and at least 2 liters of water) is mandatory. It will be 33C!

After you have signed in please check your mailbox on Saturday AM - for updates on logistics, weather, etc.

See you Sunday AM :-)