Hike to Lac de Gers

Hike to Lac de Gers


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


From 06/11 to 09/11 : open daily.

Latitude : 46.028525

Longitude : 6.730671

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