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** Glacier Hike - Trient!! **
** Glacier Hike - Trient!! ** Picture
Sunday, October 18th, 2020 @ 11:00
Trient not, Lausanne
Let's Hike!

Weather forecast is better than expected (i.e. no rain!) and this may be the last chance to see the beautiful Autumn colours of Trient.

Total Hiking Time: approx 4 hours including lunch
Elevation: Approx 400 metres up/400 down
Kilometres: approx. 10 kms
Difficulty: Steep climb at beginning up to the Bisse, then flat, then up again towards the glacier (optional) then sort of steep back down, but not really.

We start in the village of Trient, take a STEEP path up through the forest to the level of Col de Forlaz - along the Bisse with stunning views over the valley to Col de Balme. We will then reach the Chalet du Glacier, where we continue to climb up, over rocks and streams. Picnic Lunch on the rocks of the former glacier.....or at the Chalet du Glacier if the weather is not so great.

This is (sort of) a circular hike.



Only accessible by car (I know, ironic, as global warming is killing the poor Glacier), so please post below if you can offer a lift.

Directions: Take the motorway towards Martigny then follow the signs for Chamonix.

There is only one road and it will take you directly to Trient - as you come down the hill after the Col de Forclaz, you'll see the bright pink church of Trient!.


Trient car park @ 11h00

Turn left off the main road and immediately there is a small car park on the right with a water trough.


Picnic Lunch & something to sit on
Good Hiking/Walking Shoes
Suitable clothing – check the weather and come prepared – will be cancelled if raining
POLES - there's a lot of "down" on the way back


Be respectful to your fellow glocals, be on time - We won’t wait if you’re late – call me if you have queries – 079 834 7292
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** Glacier Hike - Trient!! ** Photo
** Glacier Hike - Trient!! ** Photo
** Glacier Hike - Trient!! ** Photo
** Glacier Hike - Trient!! ** Photo
** Glacier Hike - Trient!! ** Photo
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