Mini Trek - From parmelan to Glières

We propose you a trek of three days in a wild and preserved atmosphere on the plateau des Glières and Parmelan. The first day we will start the climb of the head of Parmelan. We will spend part of the day on the lapiaz, limestone formations typical of the plateau, which will plunge us into a very special lunar atmosphere. We will spend the night perched on the top of the mountain with a 360 ° view. The next day we will go down towards the Plateau des Glières. The ground will be more and more gentle when approaching the big peat bogs. We will stop in an old alpine farm where we will taste, cheese, Savoyard specialties and the famous potato donuts from the plateau. On the third day, the adventure will continue towards the dairy field to climb up the mountain of Sous-Dine (2000m). With a little luck, we will meet the herd of ibex often present at this place. The return will be by the dizzying Pas du Roc and its waterfall.
Thorens-Glières
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3 days / 2 nights
Next training : August 18, 2022
Price per person for a minimum of 6 participants3 days / 2 nightsInformation at +33 623 436 355
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Wild course between the lapiaz of Parmelan and the historic plateau of Glières

Strong points

  • Hiking in a wild and historical area
  • Varied and little frequented itinerary
  • Typical refuges / Gites

Day 1 : The Tête du Parmelan by the Pertuis valley

D+1350m D-350m Dist 9,5km 5h30 of walking

The first day of hiking will start in the Fillière valley. We will take the direction of the Parmelan plateau from the Grotte de la Diau then through the wild Pertuis valley before reaching the lunar karstic plateau of Parmelan.

Night in a refuge (Dormitory). Attention no shower and no water in the refuge.

Day 2 : The Plateau des Glières by the Ablon valley

D+530m D-940m Dist 15 km 5h walk

Departure after breakfast facing the Mont-Blanc. We will walk along the Parmelan ridge to reach the Ablon valley and the Glières plateau.

Night in a gite (dormitory).

Day 3 : The Sous Dine mountain by the dairy field

D+1000m D-1470m Dist 18km 7h30 of walking

Objective of the day : The Sous Dine mountain at 2000m of altitude. For this, we will cross the Frêtes mountain in the direction of the dairy field. The picnic will take place at the summit. We will return to the start of the trek by the vertiginous pas du Roc.

And if you still want more, why not try the multi-day treks?

Tour of the Vanoise glaciers / Trek around Lake Annecy / In the heart of Ampezzo Dolomites / Tour of Mont-Blanc

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Mini Trek - From parmelan to Glières

The price includes
Supervision by a qualified mountain leader.
The two nights in a refuge/gîte (dormitory) on a half-board basis (evening meal and breakfast).
Picnics for the 3 days.
The price doesn’t include
Emergency and repatriation insurance (Mandatory).
Cancellation insurance (Recommended).
Transportation to the starting point of the trip.
Drinks and food (dry fruits, cereal bars).
Your hiking equipment.
Tips.
Everything that is not indicated in the "price includes" section.
Travel organized by the Quartz association
An organization of the Bureau des Guides d'Annecy
Affiliated to Apriam
344 chemin de l'oratoire 74290 Alex
Registered with Atout France
IM 073.10.0023

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