The area around Saint Jean de Sixt offers an unlimited playground in its wide open spaces.
WALKING AT ONE'S OWN SPEED
There are plenty of snow shoe walks to discover in the Aravis mountains range. In this way, a map of marked tracks is available in the Aravis Tourist Offices for 2 €.
Accompanied snowshoes hikes are possible in our area. These are organised by the Aravis mountain guide association (Compagnie des guides des Aravis, bureau du grand-Bornand) Tel : +33 4 50 02 78 18.
Suitable to all levels of walkers.
A weekly program is available at the Saint Jean de Sixt Tourist Office.
Tel : + 33 4 50 02 70 14
Booking at the Grand Bornand Tourist Office tel +33 4 50 02 78 00 or at the offices of the Aravis guide association tel : +33 4 50 02 78 18
In Saint Jean de Sixt, we propose you 5 marked trails.
Here is an example of snowshoeing in our little mountain village :
Danay Panorama– 1731m
– track no. 14
By car : from the village take the road to La Clusaz. After St Jean de Sixt’s petrol station take on your left handside, then follow the direction of the hamlet of Les Granges, to the end of the road, and park there (just beside the Paintball park).
A lovely route through the forest, leading to the Danay summit.
Magnificent 360 degree panorama of the Aravis mountains range.
From February 15th to March 15th, the Tourist Office propose you every week a snowshoes walk with a guide of Aravis Guide Company. For more information, click here.