Hike to Lac de Gers

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Hike to see an Alpine lake.
glades , pastures, carriage road

The Lac de Gers mountain pastures are a typical example of unchanged pastoral agriculture. The lake is a major attraction if you want to see local scenery and, perhaps, mountain fauna (constant presence of chamois and marmots) in the Giffre Valley.
Time taken: 3 hours 40 minutes
Difference in altitude: 846 m
Starting altitude: 700 m
Finishing altitude: 1,544 m
Particular difficulties: relatively easy
Guide reference: Upper Giffre valley ramblers' guide

Comforts

Services

  • Pets welcome

Itinerary

  • Type of land: Stone, Ground, Not suitable for strollers
  • Maximum altitude: 1544 m
  • Elevation: 409 m
  • Vertical drop: 409 m
  • Positive elevation: 409 m

Services provided

Visits

  • Documentation languages: English, French

Opening

From 01/06 to 30/11.

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Tips

While the area is still open to hikers, don't forget your sandwiches to eat on site.

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While the area is still open to hikers, don't forget your sandwiches to eat on site.