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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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  • Great view throughout the course but beware the rise is pretty steep at the beginning and at the end do not get dizzy... (1200 m of elevation)
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  • I have the luck to have been the neck of the spinner, in ski touring, last winter and the view and the view is fantastic. It's also a hiking classic summer. To do.
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  • This is the second time I was attacking the tournette. Great hike even if very physical with some air passages but the 360 here view the top clearly worth it. For written but walkers do not hesitate!
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