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18 - Cross-country - Black - Vallée d'Avérole Variante

in Bessans
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  • How amazing, to find yourself in such high mountains with such little effort, enjoying a beautiful view of the suspended Charbonnel glacier.

  • The Avérole valley is home to a few of the typical Haute Maurienne farming villages that are still intact (La Goulaz, Vincendières and Avérole). This itinerary presents no major difficulty as it climbs gently to the end of the valley. You can even extend your trip up to the Averole refuge, which is open and guarded during the summer. Seasoned mountain-bikers can make the extra climb in the saddle, while others may have to walk. The decor promises waterfalls, glaciers and high...
    The Avérole valley is home to a few of the typical Haute Maurienne farming villages that are still intact (La Goulaz, Vincendières and Avérole). This itinerary presents no major difficulty as it climbs gently to the end of the valley. You can even extend your trip up to the Averole refuge, which is open and guarded during the summer. Seasoned mountain-bikers can make the extra climb in the saddle, while others may have to walk. The decor promises waterfalls, glaciers and high peaks.

    Departs from: Place de la Mairie in Bessans
  • The start of the course is located at the Place de la Mairie de Bessans, parking nearby.
    In the summer season, possibility of taking bus line S53 (Modane - Bonneval/Arc) and getting off at the "Mairie / La Poste" stop; bus equipped with a bicycle trailer every day except Saturday.
  • Plain text period
    From 01/06 to 15/10.

    Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.
  • Environment
    • In the mountains
  • Spoken languages
    • French
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
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