Col de la Ruchère - St Christophe sur Guiers

Le Col de la Ruchère

Sport, Winter sports, Snowshoe itinerary in Saint-Christophe-sur-Guiers
5.9 km
3h 30min
  • Starting from the Nordic site of La Ruchère (between St Pierre d'Entremont and St Christophe sur Guiers), a secret, intimate route with views of the summits not to be missed. At the Col de la Ruchère you can admire Chamechaude, the Grand and Petit Som.

  • From the Nordic site of la Ruchère, by pass the building by the right side to enter the forest. When you will reach the Col de la Ruchère, admire the le Petit Som, le Grand Som et Chamechaude, the highest peak of Chartreuse. For the way back, follow the same path before turning right at Pré Geryet. You pass near a Habert ( a house for shepherd during summer time) before meeting Granges Molyat and turning left to come back to the Nordic site.
  • Departure
  • Difference in height
    326 m
  • Plain text period
    From 15/12 to 10/03.

    Subject to favorable weather.
  • Environment
    • Mountain location
    • Mountain view
  • Spoken languages
    • French
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
326 meters of difference in height
  • Maximum altitude : 1455 m
  • Minimum altitude : 1115 m
  • Total positive elevation : 326 m
  • Total negative elevation : -326 m
  • Max positive elevation : 275 m
  • Min positive elevation : -310 m
  • Services
    • Pets welcome