Winter walks : Monctchavin Les Coches via Praz Salvard

Montchavin - Les Coches

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Itinéraire raquette "Montchavin-Les Coches par Praz Salvard"
La Pierra Montchavin
73210 Montchavin-les-Coches
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A hike that links the villages of Montchavin and Les Coches, crossing the clearings and hamlets known as "Les Montagnettes", suitable for both occasional and experienced hikers.
Itinerary from Montchavin :
At the entrance of Montchavin, walk 100m up in the direction of Les Coches, and bear to the right, along the signposted "Pierra". Continue past "La Pierra" along the forest footpath, and after a short descent, stop at the signpost "entrée ouest de la Pierra", and take the left turn up the large track. At the second corner, continue to your right for a short descent, before arriving at chalet "Le Pantier". Now follow the road up in the forest, and out onto the fields of "Les Esserts".
On arrival at "Praz Salvard", follow the signpost left to Les Coches, through this uninhabited hamlet, and onwards to the "Orgère" parking area. From here Les Coches center is 10 minutes downhill walk. Return to Montchavin on foot or by free shuttle bus.

Itinerary from Les Coches :
Access the "Orgère" parking, either by free shuttle, or via the footpath leading up from Intersport. From the parking area, follow signpost leading to "Praz Salvard" ; from here turn right down the snow-covered road, passing through the hamlets of " Champs Drivets", "Sofflet", and "Les Esserts", eventually arriving at the chalet "Le Pantier". Leave the road, taking the righthand footpath signed "Montchavin par la Pierra". After 300m or so, take lefthand fork at the signpost, and walk down the large track for 10 minutes to "Pierra Ouest". You still have just under an hours' walk from here, on this large footpath, going through "La Pierra", to arrive at Montchavin. Return to Les Coches, either by foot, or by free shuttle.
Niveau difficulté
Level red – hard
Prices
Free access.
Opening
From 16/12 to 21/04.

Subject to snow conditions.
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Characteristic
Minimum age
12 yrs
Animals accepted
yes
OK for families with children
yes
Elevation gain
305 m
Descent
305 m
Distance
8km
Type of itinerary
Circuit

Winter walks : Monctchavin Les Coches via Praz Salvard

La Pierra Montchavin
73210 Montchavin-les-Coches

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