Sentier des Paquiers (2)
[Saint François Longchamp]
A nice walk in the underwood which will make you follow the Bugeont torrent. You can apreciate the view on the "Demoiselles Coiffées" at the finishing point, a rare phenomenon of natural erosion.
THE "SENTIER DES PAQUIERS"
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 pass next to the tree climbing park. Then you will cross a wooden bridge. Option for the return: go back the way you have come or take the ski shuttle (Edelweiss bus stop), or go back up on the "Chemin de 1450m".
Finishing point: on the roas, below St François longchamp 1450m, at the level of the "Aire des Fées".
Interests: stroll in the underwood. Descent along the Bugeon torrent. Splendid view on the "Demoiselles Coiffées" at the finishing point, with an information board.
Walk time: for the descent: Around 1:30.
Difficulty: easy to intermediate (if not to much snow).
Advice: snowshoes are convenient if fresh snow on the ground.
Place de la Madeleine
73130 Saint François Longchamp
From 19/12 to 16/04.
Free of charge
- Pets welcome