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La Tournette, Annecy

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The Tournette is a mountain in the Bornes Massif in Haute-Savoie, France. It is the highest of the mountains surrounding Lake Annecy and has a prominence of 1,514m, qualifying it as an Ultra.It is possible to drive most of the way up, parking at Chalet De L'Aulp. From here the summit can be reached via a well marked path in around 3 hours. The final third of the climb requires some scrambling, but there are chains and ladders in all the difficult sections.
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  • a view was breath-a great panorama a bit long to go up initially, but the view is well worth the trip.
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  • A route for trekking, but not so easy, especially because it is very long. On the other hand you can enjoy beautiful landscapes and views (which I have admired only partly because of the clouds) and you're lucky enough to see mountain goats.
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  • Summer and winter the Tournette offers an unforgettable panorama. I advise to do it instead at the beginning of l summer in winter is more delicate. Arrival at the Summit you'll discover the chain of Mont Blanc! I l have done and redone a dozen times all-weather and season and c tte's days with same pleasure.
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