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Snowshoe Walking

Itinéraire raquettes - Le Cottin

Snowshoe Walking · Rhône-Alpes
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  • Randonnée raquettes
    / Randonnée raquettes
    Photo: ©Cecile Frei - OT Terre Valserine
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Distance 10.4 km
3:36 h
198 m
196 m
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Author
Marie Jacques Terre Valserine
Update: October 28, 2021
Highest point
1,197 m
Lowest point
1,125 m

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APIDAE tourism data updated on 06/04/2021 by "Office de Tourisme Terre Valserine".
Spotted an error? Write to marie.jacques@terrevalserine.fr with the following information:
File name: Itinéraire raquettes - Le Cottin | Record identifier: 5742088 | URL (link) for this Outdooractive page.

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Coordinates:
DD
46.234027, 5.788221
DMS
46°14'02.5"N 5°47'17.6"E
UTM
31T 714982 5123829
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Coordinates

DD
46.234027, 5.788221
DMS
46°14'02.5"N 5°47'17.6"E
UTM
31T 714982 5123829
w3w 
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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Snow Shoe Walking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots appropriate for winter use (B1+ recommended)
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Long, warm technical socks plus liners and spares
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Water- and windproof mountaineering jacket and trousers with ankle adjustment or separate gaiters
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Water- and windproof gloves plus thin fleece inner gloves
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap
  • Sunglasses
  • 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

Technical Equipment for Snow Shoe Walking

  • Hiking poles fitted with snow baskets
  • Snowshoes  
  • 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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Distance
10.4 km
Duration
3:36 h
Ascent
198 m
Descent
196 m
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