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Randonnée - Les Roches d'Orvaz

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  • Panorama de la randonnée
    / Panorama de la randonnée
    Photo: Maureen Haut Bugey Tourisme, Montagne de l'Ain
  • / Les prés
    Photo: Maureen Haut Bugey Tourisme, Montagne de l'Ain
  • / Les prés à préserver
    Photo: Maureen Haut Bugey Tourisme, Montagne de l'Ain
  • / Le chemin du facteur
    Photo: Maureen Haut Bugey Tourisme, Montagne de l'Ain
  • / Point de vue sur le hameau d'Orvaz
    Photo: Maureen Haut Bugey Tourisme, Montagne de l'Ain
  • / Passage en forêt
    Photo: Maureen Haut Bugey Tourisme, Montagne de l'Ain
  • / Départ du chemin du facteur
    Photo: Maureen Haut Bugey Tourisme, Montagne de l'Ain
  • / En lisière de forêt
    Photo: Maureen Haut Bugey Tourisme, Montagne de l'Ain
  • / Les Roches d'Orvaz
    Photo: Alizée Gréau
  • / Prairie
    Photo: Alizée Gréau
  • / Vue panoramique
    Photo: Alizée Gréau
  • / Chemin du facteur
    Photo: Alizée Gréau
  • / Panorama
    Photo: Alizée Gréau
  • / Passage
    Photo: Alizée Gréau
  • / Prairie
    Photo: Alizée Gréau
  • / Chemin du facteur
    Photo: Alizée Gréau
  • / Passage du facteur
    Photo: Alizée Gréau
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The Orvaz rock, or Fauconniere, is 400 meters high and is a typical Jurassic landscape. Circuit yellow markings. Medium.
open
moderate
Distance 10.2 km
3:00 h
460 m
537 m
Distance: 10 km
Elevation: 460 meters
Time : 4h

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Author
Maureen Haut Bugey Tourisme
Update: November 03, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,193 m
Lowest point
805 m
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APIDAE tourism data updated on 28/06/2021 by "Office de Tourisme du Haut-Bugey".
Spotted an error? Write to b.morel@hautbugey-tourisme.com with the following information:
File name: Randonnée - Les Roches d'Orvaz | Record identifier: 145137 | URL (link) for this Outdooractive page.

Start

Belleydoux, en haut du village, vers l'ancienne fromagerie (abri Information) (873 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.255610, 5.779900
DMS
46°15'20.2"N 5°46'47.6"E
UTM
31T 714257 5126204
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Destination

Belleydoux, en haut du village, vers l'ancienne fromagerie (abri Information)

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Coordinates

DD
46.255610, 5.779900
DMS
46°15'20.2"N 5°46'47.6"E
UTM
31T 714257 5126204
w3w 
///outstanding.gamed.barbarians
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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • 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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Status
open
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
10.2 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
460 m
Descent
537 m
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