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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 route is located at the town hall square in Bessans.
    It can be reached by estibus (shuttle bus equipped with a bike rack during the summer season) from Bonneval sur Arc, Lanslevillard, Lanslebourg, Termignon, Sollières - Sardières, Bramans.
    Or with the TransSavoie shuttles from Modane station (not equipped with bike racks)
  • 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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