Circuit 42 blue - Arvouin lake and peak
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A beautiful blue path with a medium difference in high, perfect for a good training on you running program or good start for trail running beginners. You will have on this track a progressiv run uphill to the Arvouin lake, and for the bravest an optionnal vertical run to the Arvouin summit, to get a good idea of trail running with the benefits of a magic landscape.

La Chapelle d'AbondanceCar parkRemarkable viewLiftFood stop
The characteristics of the route.
La Chapelle-d’Abondance (74)
  • Distance 8 km
  • Elevation gain 470 m
  • Elevation lost 480 m
  • Min. elevation 1395 m
  • Max. elevation. 1865 m
  • Duration (depending on pace) 1h30
  • Marking yes
Starting from the top of Panthiaz gondola, you will run first on a road for 1,5km. Then the track turns to a small path, where you can appreciate the view on the Mont Chauffé facing you. You will continue on this forest paths until the Arvouin Lake. This lake is a piece of jewelry in the Alps, a natural lake from an ice bolt, memories of an antic ice age. After this panoramic break you can choose to go higher to the "Pointe d'Arvouin" (2019m, be careful, it's a technical path) or run back. After the break on the lake, this ascent, take a glimpse of the landscape and improve your ability to run down to the lake. Afterward, the track is going around the lake and down through the Arvouin chalets and pastures. The finish point is at the top of Panthias gondola.
Area : Vallée d'Abondance
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