Hike: Col de la Forclaz from Verthier

Start : Doussard, Nature Reserve Carpark
Starting from the carpark, head left towards Verthier hamlet. Be careful when you cross the D909a Road.
Difficulté Level red – hard
Distance 10.5 km
Durée 2h30
Commune de départ Doussard
Parking Réserve Naturelle 74210 Doussard

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Horaires

All year round. Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

Langues parlées

French

Accueil des animaux

Animaux acceptés.

Étapes

0/ Starting from the carpark, head left towards Verthier hamlet. Be careful when you cross the D909a road.
1/ Follow the road to the bridge. Continue until the chapel.
2/ Take the path going behind the chapel. The path is the GR 96 and the GRP around lake Annecy.
3/ Follow this path all the way. The slope is gentle with a few beautiful views of the lake through the trees. Go up the large easy bends, do not take the sentier du Mont-Bogon, turn left towards the Col de la Forclaz.


The slope is gentle with a few beautiful views of the lake through the trees. Go up the large easy bends, don't take the Sentier du Mont Bogon, turn left towards the Col de la Forclaz.

On the pass, enjoy a well-deserved break in one of the bars/restaurants of your choosing before you continue uo to the paragliding and hang gliding take-off where the view and the aerial ballet are breathtaking.

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Hike: Col de la Forclaz from Verthier
Parking Réserve Naturelle Doussard

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