Snow Shoeing (14)
Mont Noir les Coulmes
From the north side of the Col de Romeyere take a path that climbs through the woods to the Pas du Folet then follow the trail to the South-West to the Barraque Bonnard and Mont Noir.
Climb the combe d'Arpire to the south until to reach the col then follow the short ridge to right (west) to the summit.
Chamrousse Nordic Park
Winter of discontent
This is the winter of our discontent. Or so it would seem reading ski forums given the very poor snow conditions.
Aulp du Seuil
Climb to the summit of the ski pistes by the snowshoe trails (avoid walking on the cross country ski runs as this ruins the tracks) from the top of the runs climb behind the drag lift then follow a fo
la Mure des Molles
Starting from les Bletieres (or the Col du Lauteret) climb the trail to les Fournelles then the Rau (river) de Pre Boutey to the Col du Lauteret.
By fair means
My idea was a cime de la Jasse "by fair means" that is, under human power from the valley 25km below.
Chamechaude - pas de l Arche
http://www.bivouak.net/topos/course.php?id_course=3849&id_sport=2Comments on route: Care needed on the sections above the Arch Passage when it is humid as they are above cliffs.
Start at the Col des Ayes car park after the final left hand hair pin about 400 meters before the col.
Tour of the Gorge de Manival
Climb the left bank of the Manival stream following a good jeep track to the to the Manival Forest Cabin (open, unguarded) at 870m. The track is very steep for 50 meters.
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