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Snowshoe Walking

Piste de raquette "Croix de Famban"

Snowshoe Walking · Rhône-Alpes
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Distance 2.8 km
1:30 h
86 m
81 m
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Haut Rhône Tourisme
Update: October 28, 2021
Highest point
1,322 m
Lowest point
1,234 m

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APIDAE tourism data updated on 15/04/2020 by "Haut-Rhône Tourisme".
Spotted an error? Write to c.perroux@hautrhone-tourisme.fr with the following information:
File name: Itinéraire raquette "Croix de Famban" | Record identifier: 149227 | URL (link) for this Outdooractive page.

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Coordinates:
DD
45.951911, 5.775917
DMS
45°57'06.9"N 5°46'33.3"E
UTM
31T 715129 5092451
w3w 
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Coordinates

DD
45.951911, 5.775917
DMS
45°57'06.9"N 5°46'33.3"E
UTM
31T 715129 5092451
w3w 
///permits.disavows.dipper
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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
2.8 km
Duration
1:30 h
Ascent
86 m
Descent
81 m
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