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Randonnée raquette Le Pralère

6.1 Km

This pleasant route has some superb panoramic views that you can admire whilst following a fairly easy path along the ridge.

No. 1 Parking des Affamés: Take the forestry road to the right and continue until you reach a flat section.
No. 2 Take the right-hand fork, then take a smaller path.
No. 3 Continue straight ahead and then climb up to the left until you reach the junction with the path coming from 'La Grange de Boëge".
No. 4 Turn left and continue along a sloping path.
No. 5 Arrive at the Col du Pralère (altitude 1295 m, you are now on the GR "Balcon du Léman" long distance path). N° 7 Go left and follow the Grande Randonnée long distance path.
No. 6 If you wish, you can turn right to go and see the Oratory of Notre-Dame du Pralère, which takes 10 minutes there and back (altitude 1303 m, viewpoint).
No. 7 Go past the Pointe du Pralère (altitude 1406 m), head downhill and go the left and the bottom of the slope, still on the GR long distance path.
No. 8 Carry on until you reach a junction of paths: Not Marcy. Take the left fork onto a "swift" descent.
No. 9 If you wish, you can continue along the ridge of Les Voirons, following the GR long distance path, as far as the Pointe de Brantaz (altitude 1457 m, viewpoint) (allow 30 minutes there and back).
No. 10 Reach a junction with the path known as "Taille de la Marquise" leading uphill. Follow it to the left.
No. 11 Cross this forestry road and then a loggers' path. Follow the path that runs beside a stream to reach the Parking des Affamés.


Parking des Affamés  74380  Lucinges 
Lat. 46.202353 / Long. 6.337013
160 min
PDIPR signs (yellow) along the whole route, as well as GR signs (white/red) between no.5 and no.9.
Drop : 430 m
Target audience: Level green –very easy,

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Ascending elevation : 430 m
Negative elevation : 430 m
Maximum altitude : 1395 m

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Pets welcome,

In the country - Lake view - Mountain view - Mountain location - Station district - Close to a public transportation - River 5 km away - Close to GR footpath - Bus stop < 500 m -

All year round.
You can also trek along this path in snowshoes and in the opposite direction. Autumn, Summer, Winter, Spring,

Free access.