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Piste de raquette "Les Platières"

Snowshoe Walking · L'Ain
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moderate
Distance 10.3 km
1:30 h
55 m
57 m
1,282 m
1,226 m

Author’s recommendation

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Haut Rhône Tourisme
Update: December 02, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,282 m
Lowest point
1,226 m
Best time of year
Jan
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Cardinal direction
NESW

Safety information

Tips and hints

APIDAE tourism data updated on 21/04/2020 by "Haut-Rhône Tourisme".
Spotted an error? Write to c.perroux@hautrhone-tourisme.fr with the following information:
File name: Itinéraire raquette "Les Platières" | Record identifier: 161638 | URL (link) for this Outdooractive page.

Start

Foyer nordique de Sur-Lyand (1,234 m)
Coordinates:
DD
45.951875, 5.775923
DMS
45°57'06.8"N 5°46'33.3"E
UTM
31T 715129 5092447
w3w 
///distract.tolerated.talcum

Destination

Foyer nordique de Sur-Lyand

Turn-by-turn directions

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Public transport

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
45.951875, 5.775923
DMS
45°57'06.8"N 5°46'33.3"E
UTM
31T 715129 5092447
w3w 
///distract.tolerated.talcum
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Un plan des pistes est disponible à l'espace location ainsi qu'un panneau d'accueil.

Author’s map recommendations

3300 OT

Book recommendations for this region:

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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
moderate
Distance
10.3 km
Duration
1:30 h
Ascent
55 m
Descent
57 m
Highest point
1,282 m
Lowest point
1,226 m
Out and back Family-friendly Botanical highlights Flora and fauna Forest

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