Le Grand-Bornand proposes you 5 ski touring itineraries, including night access -> Les Outalays

For beginners

Ski touring – The Lake
From the Chinaillon to the lac de la Cour.
> Sort of itinerary : loop – marked out itineray – 201 meter of elevation gain– Closing time 5:30 p.m

 

Ski touring – Les Raîches
At the end of this route, the skier can go down on the Serpentine slope and return to the start, or join la Joyère (Azalée slope) to continue with the next route (Itinerary du Chenu), he can also come back down to the village by Les Envers slope.
Sort of itinerary : loop – marked out itineray – 220 meter of elevation gain– Closing time 5:30 p.m

Ski touring – Le Chenu

This itinerary bypasses by the south « Les Arces » and walks through the forest with a stunning view of the Aravis mountain range at the arrival.
Descents of 880 meters in variant with a return on Les Envers slope until the Grand-Bornand Center.

Two access possible :
1 – Possibility to do this itinerary after Les Raîches itinerary
2 – Access after La Joyere cable car, with a specific one way skipass

> Sort of itinerary : loop – marked out itineray – 470 meter of elevation gain– Closing time 5:30 p.m

 

Ski touring – L’Almet
Starting at le Chinaillon, this itinerary is going next to the La Cour lake in order to join the foot of Maroly valley, then the skier has to climb it until the Almet lift. Amazing view of the top of the Aravis mountain range. 

Sort of itinerary : loop – marked out itineray – 474 meter of elevation gain– Closing time 5:30 p.m

Ski touring – Les Outalays
By night ! Starting at le Chinaillon, headlamp needed. Live the experience of night ski touring on a marked out itinerary. An activity will be organised by the ski school to make you live this new “afterwork” concept in Le Grand-Bornand.
Sort of itinerary : loop – marked out itineray – 406 meter of elevation gain– Open from 5:30 p.m to 9:00 p.m.

Be careful! To adopt the right reflexes in the middle of the mountains, it is advisable to practice with professionals.

 

The practice of this activity is under the hiker’s own responsibility and it is recommended to equip oneself accordingly (loaded DVA, shovel, probe, charged mobile phone, etc) and to take all the necessary measures at the start (avalanche risk consultation, weather forecast, field information at the piste service, etc)