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Piste de raquette "La Prairie"

Snowshoe Walking · L'Ain
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m 1240 1230 1220 1,4 1,2 1,0 0,8 0,6 0,4 0,2 km
easy
Distance 1.4 km
0:40 h
0 m
1 m
1,248 m
1,225 m

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Author
Haut Rhône Tourisme
Update: January 20, 2022
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,248 m
Lowest point
1,225 m
Cardinal direction
NESW

Safety information

Tips and hints

APIDAE tourism data updated on 30/11/2021 by "Haut-Rhône Tourisme".
Spotted an error? Write to c.perroux@hautrhone-tourisme.fr with the following information:
File name: Itinéraire raquette "La Prairie" | Record identifier: 149228 | URL (link) for this Outdooractive page.

Start

Foyer nordique de Sur-Lyand (1,234 m)
Coordinates:
DD
45.951910, 5.775890
DMS
45°57'06.9"N 5°46'33.2"E
UTM
31T 715127 5092451
w3w 
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Destination

Foyer nordique de Sur-Lyand

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
45.951910, 5.775890
DMS
45°57'06.9"N 5°46'33.2"E
UTM
31T 715127 5092451
w3w 
///houseman.bobbing.laughable
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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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
  • Kit para bolhas
  • 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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Difficulty
easy
Distance
1.4 km
Duration
0:40 h
Descent
1 m
Highest point
1,248 m
Lowest point
1,225 m
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