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Cottage Les Tavaillons

Jurassic getaway 6 days

A star-shaped discovery of the Haute Chaîne du Jura, snowshoes on your feet. From lodges to refuges, gently explore this massif that looks like the great Canadian north.

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Jurassic getaway 6 days
Jurassic getaway 6 days

Date et lieu de départ

14 Feb 2021, 11:30 – 19 Feb 2021, 18:00

Cottage Les Tavaillons, 7 rue de l'Epicea, 39370 La Pesse, France

Programme détaillé

Day 1 : the Cross of the Corridors

After taking our   quarters at the Tavaillons gite, we leave   for a warm-up   around the Pesse. Direction the Croix des  Couloirs and its viewpoint   overhanging the Tacon valley.

Duration : 3h - Loop

Elevation +-: 300m/300m

Distance : 6.8km

Day 2 : Crêt de Chalam

For this first  journée we leave from La Pesse for the  Crêt de Chalam and its  panorama at 3°. Tundra, Mongolian steppes and  Black Forest are on the   program for this acclimatization day.

Duration : 5h - Round trip

Elevation +-: 475m/475m

Distance : 10.8km

Day 3 : Mont Tendre

We get to the heart of the   subject with this excursion to Switzerland.   From the Col du Marchairuz,   we take the  height to reach Mont Tendre93-bb958-5cc758 136bad5cf58d_and its exceptional view of  Lac Léman.

Duration : 7h - Round trip

Elevation +-: 560m/560m

Distance : 16.2km

Transfer : 2h AR

Day 4 : Climb to the Gralet refuge

Change of scenery for   mid-week : let's go for the adventure   with this mini-raid of 829 days 05cc7 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_taking on the Crêtes du Jura. After a   car drop-off at Lélex,   we head towards Menthières, the starting point   of the expedition.   The ascent is steep but short and we   reach the unguarded refuge  du Gratrapet, for one night 5cc75 way90 _cc78c90 -3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_canadian.

Duration : 5h - Crossing

Elevation +-: 510m/190m

Distance : 7.2km

Transfer : 1h

Day 5 : crossing the Crêtes du Jura

We are leaving for the   culminating point of this week in an unsuspected   alpine atmosphere. The  Reculet, the Crêt de la Neige and the  Grand Crêt are on the menu for this   grand day. Possibility of   reaching Lélex by the mechanical   lifts or on foot for the most   motivated.

Duration : 7h - Crossing

Elevation +-: 500m/480m

Distance : 12km

Transfer : 45mn

Day 6 : the Dent de Vaulion

We end this  week gently with the belvedere of the Dent  de Vaulion, in Switzerland,   which offers a very exceptional panorama on the   aesthetic Lake Joux.

Duration : 6h - Loop

Elevation +-: 500m/500m

Distance : 8.2km

Transfer : 2h20 AR


  • Escapade Jurassienne 6 jours

    Une découverte en étoile de la Haute Chaîne du Jura, raquettes au pieds. De gîtes en refuges, explorez en douceur ce massif aux allures de grand nord Canadien.





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