Taillefer Ridge

An atypical route through bushes and over the lake.

Technical sheet
No. 4098507
A Duingt walk posted on 08/04/13 by LB_Neil. Update : 23/05/20
Calculated time Calculated time: 3h20[?]
Distance Distance : 7.19km
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 448m
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 444m
Highest point Highest point : 772m
Lowest point Lowest point : 450m
Moderate Difficulty : Moderate
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Areas Areas : Alps, Bauges, Lac d'Annecy
Location Location : Duingt (74410)
Starting point Starting point : N 45.827194° / E 6.202908°
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(S) Park at the Church of Duingt, walk along the bike path to the little bridge just before the tunnel and follow the sign for Taillefer (on the left).
Take Chemin de Croix and then veer to the left (1) a few metres before arriving at the Notre Dame du Lac lookout point.

Then it'll just follow the path, passing by the marker at altitude 638, reaching the Cret du Bourg (2).

After the end of the Taillefer Ridge (3), continue towards the “Maisons" (the name signposted).

Once in the hamlet (4), take the "big" road and cross there to take the small road that runs along it.
Then follow the "big" road using various small shortcuts along it.
Arriving near Duingt, the signs for Taillefer resume and you just have to follow them back to the starting point.

Waypoints :
D/A : km 0 - alt. 450m
1 : km 0.21 - alt. 450m - Notre Dame du Lac crossroads - Lac d'Annecy (Haute-Savoie)
2 : km 1.78 - alt. 757m - Crêt du Bourg
3 : km 2.7 - alt. 753m - End of the Taillefer Ridge
4 : km 3.79 - alt. 668m - The “Maisons”
D/A : km 7.19 - alt. 450m

Useful Information

There are short scrambles on the route, bring good hiking boots.

Visorando and this author cannot be held responsible in the case of accidents or problems occuring on this walk.

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