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LA VATTAY : piste rouge "la Petite Grand"

Cross-Country Skiing · Jura Mountains
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  • départ : direction La Petite Grand.
    / départ : direction La Petite Grand.
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  • / le chalet de Puthod et sa magnifique fresque.
    Photo: Anne-Marie Barbe, Jura Mountains & The French side of Geneva
  • / passage dans la clairière après le chalet de Puthod
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  • / jonction des pistes "Puthod" et "Petite Grand" ... prendre à droite pour "La Petite Grand".
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  • / la piste contourne le chalet "Baraque du cimetière"
    Photo: Anne-Marie Barbe, Jura Mountains & The French side of Geneva
  • / le belvédère "la fenêtre du Léman" table d'orientation, panorama sur les Alpes
    Photo: Anne-Marie Barbe, Jura Mountains & The French side of Geneva
  • / à la table d'orientation, vue sur les Alpes... le Mont-Blanc.
    Photo: Anne-Marie Barbe, Jura Mountains & The French side of Geneva
  • / belvédère, panorama "La Fenêtre du Léman" ; table d'orientation sur la Petite Grand.
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  • / la partie vallonnée, très sauvage.
    Photo: Anne-Marie Barbe, Jura Mountains & The French side of Geneva
  • / vers le chalet de "la Petite Grand" à 1402 m d'alt.
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  • / après le chalet de la Petite Grand, ...de longues descentes suivent
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  • / vers la jonction de la piste de "La Vattay"
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  • / le plan des pistes.
    Photo: Anne-Marie Barbe, Jura Mountains & The French side of Geneva
m 1400 1350 1300 1250 8 6 4 2 km
Skating, Classic
moderate
Distance 9.4 km
2:25 h
169 m
169 m

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Anne-Marie Barbe 
Update: November 24, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
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Highest point
1,406 m
Lowest point
1,271 m
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La Vattay (1,271 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.389079, 6.053730
DMS
46°23'20.7"N 6°03'13.4"E
UTM
32T 273472 5141497
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La Vattay

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Coordinates

DD
46.389079, 6.053730
DMS
46°23'20.7"N 6°03'13.4"E
UTM
32T 273472 5141497
w3w 
///gross.comets.ninja
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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Cross-Country Skiing

  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Lightweight rain and windproof ski jacket
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Sunglasses
  • Cross-country skiing gloves
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap

Technical Equipment for Cross-Country Skiing

  • Cross-country skis
  • Cross country ski bindings
  • Cross-country boots
  • Cross-country poles
  • Waxes if required
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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crosscountry skiing technique
Skating, Classic
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
9.4 km
Duration
2:25 h
Ascent
169 m
Descent
169 m
Classic Skating Circular route Scenic

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