Theme hike: Geological curiosities of the Parmelan Plateau

Theme hike: Geological curiosities of the Parmelan Plateau

Hiking on the plateau of Parmelan is an experience to live absolutely! You will discover a particular "lunar" atmosphere. The fault lies in the lapiaz, these geological formations, which are the result of the erosion of limestone rocks. Watch your step!
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Discovering the lapiaz of Parmelan

Discovering the lapiaz of Parmelan

Day hike - Walking time : About 5h

Level : Confirmed

Height difference : About 850m of height difference + and -

Today we are going to discover the Parmelan plateau.

During this hike, you will dive into a very particular mineral universe called "lapiaz".

This rock formation resulting from the dissolution of limestone creates striking landscapes with a lunar atmosphere.

The walk will be technical in places but the game and the views are worth it.

Your guide will guide you on the plateau to discover geological curiosities (caves, glaciers, chasm) while explaining the history of the formation of the massif.

All this with a panoramic view on the Alps, the Jura and the lake of Annecy.

A short stop at the Parmelan refuge will be an opportunity to have a coffee or a meal if you feel like it.

You can also schedule your outing at another date and/or in a private group > Information and prices for private engagements.

Good to know about the adventure
Theme hike: Geological curiosities of the Parmelan Plateau

The price include
Supervision by a certified hiking guide.
Group of 12 people maximum per supervisor for an optimal security and user-friendliness.
These are per participant rates which are only valid for a group consisting of 5 people minimum.
The price does not include
Transportation until the start of the hike, picnic, drinks, any lifts.
Anything that is not listed in the "price includes" section.
Participant’s personal equipment
High hiking boots, warm and weather-resistant clothing (down jacket, windproof and waterproof jacket), backpack for picnics or snacks, water, sunscreen, cap ...

For safety reasons, people who do not have the right equipment on the day of the trip may be refused by the mountain guide.
Group
COLLECTIVE OUTING : Confirmed outings only from 5 people booked / time slot. Groups can be formed up to 10 to 12 participants maximum / 1 mountain leader.

Activities guides Theme hike: Geological curiosities of the Parmelan Plateau

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