Snowshoeing itinerary “Le Sentier du Bugeon” (3)

Saint François Longchamp

Discover this familial stroll with a view on the traditional architecture. View on the "Aiguilles d'Arves" and the Maurienne Valley. Sunny path.

Starting point: Parking lot "La Madeleine" (drugstore); go down the stairs of the residence Odalys Bellevue, walk the lenght of the building on the right , the starting point is behind, before arriving to the parking lot above the building.
Route: follow the track going down. Take on your left at the first junction. You cross a wooden bridge and then a stream. Arrival at the Hamlet of Cochenières, and then go on until the Montgellafrey road. Option: you can take the road and go until the Hamlet of Colombes, then the Replat and then retrace your steps.
Finishing point: on the road of Mongellafrey; Options for the return: go back the way you have come or take the road that leads to the resort.
Interests: Familial walk. Traditional architecture. View on the Aiguilles d'Arves and the Maurienne Valley. Sunny path.
Walk time: Around 1:15 ( with the return).
Difficulty: Easy to intermediate (if not to much snow).
Drop: 300m.
Advices: snowshoes are convenient if fresh snow on the ground. Caution: the track can be muddy at the snow melting period.


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Commune :
Saint François Longchamp - Saint-François-Longchamp
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Free of charge

Opening Time

From 22/12 to 20/04 : open daily.


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  • French French

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L’itinéraire en bref

  • Type d'itinéraire ALLER_ITINERANCE
  • Précision balisage Sign with written "sentier du Bugeon" on it.
  • Distance 1 km
  • Dénivelé positif 100 m
  • Dénivelé négatif 100 m
  • TOP 25 IGN 3433 ET

    "Hiking guide", free edition, Tourist Office St François Longchamp

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