Lac des Queysets

Walking route - Chemin des Queysets

Sport, Pedestrian sports, Hiking itinerary in Châtel
2.0 km
40min
Very easy
  • Easy hike, between the mountain pastures of Plaine Dranse and Les Combes to reach the lake of Queysets.

  • Follow direction of Linga - Villapeyron. Continue direction of Pré-la-Joux and Plaine Dranse. At the Pré-la-Joux car park: continue with the car up to Plaine Dranse or take the Pierre-Longue chairlift.

    At Plaine Dranse, the chemin des Queysets is the 1st wide path on the left before the chalets, leading gently up to the arrival of the Queysets ski lift. Descend the grassy slope to the foot of Les Combes (Cornebois/ des Combes chairlift). The path continues slightly uphill until you reach...
    Follow direction of Linga - Villapeyron. Continue direction of Pré-la-Joux and Plaine Dranse. At the Pré-la-Joux car park: continue with the car up to Plaine Dranse or take the Pierre-Longue chairlift.

    At Plaine Dranse, the chemin des Queysets is the 1st wide path on the left before the chalets, leading gently up to the arrival of the Queysets ski lift. Descend the grassy slope to the foot of Les Combes (Cornebois/ des Combes chairlift). The path continues slightly uphill until you reach Lac des Queysets (reservoir), with an exceptional view of Mont de Grange.
    The return journey takes the same route.

    Whichever walk you choose, we recommend that you :

    - Wear appropriate footwear and always take with you: warm clothing, preferably waterproof, plenty of water, sunglasses, sun cream and a small first-aid kit.
    - Do not set off alone.
    - Inform someone living in the valley of your plans.
    - Do not change the planned itinerary indiscriminately. But do not hesitate to shorten it if necessary.
    - Carry a map and even a torch.
    - Check the weather forecast before setting off.
    - In the event of a thunderstorm, move away from ridges, passes and summits as soon as possible and never take shelter under an isolated tree.
  • Departure
    Châtel
  • Car park at Plaine Dranse or for those without a car: Bus line 1, stop at Pré la Joux (July & August) then take the Pierre Longue chairlift.
  • Plain text period
    From 01/06 to 31/10.

    Subject to snow conditions.
  • Environment
    • Lakeside or by stretch of water
    • Mountain location
    • Waterside
    • Lake view
    • Mountain view
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
Services
  • Equipment
    • Car park
    • Free car park
    • Public WC
  • Services
    • Pets welcome
      • Must be kept on a lead. Herds can graze with young cows which could be afraid.
    • Accessible via ski lift
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