Sports: Nordic-Skiing , Snowshoeing
Lowest Point: 1720 meters (5643 feet)
Duration: 0.5 day(s)
Created on: 06-Dec-2015 by davidof
Distance: 40 km (24.9 miles)
Equipment: Skating, classic, snowshoes
With some 40km of marked runs the Arselle plateau is a paradise for cross country skiing: both skating and classic. The area has views over the Taillefer mountain range and the southern end of the Belledonne mountains. ESF provides lessons. There is also a picnic building and a restaurant (la Salinière) where you can stop to eat on the terrace or just have a coffee. Just in front la la Salinière is a sledging zone). It is possible to snow shoe through the woods and up to the beautiful frozen lac Achard on well marked trails.
Grenoble -> Uriage -> Chamrousse (1600)