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
- Pets welcome
- Type of land: Stone, Ground, Not suitable for strollers
- Maximum altitude: 1544 m
- Elevation: 409 m
- Vertical drop: 409 m
- Positive elevation: 409 m
- Documentation languages: English, French
From 01/06 to 30/11.
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