Full-day or half-day hikes to take a fresh look at the world around us.

Fauna, flora, landscapes, geology and heritage ; we will explore the mountain and its terrain, its inhabitants, its nature, their history and relationships.

Come to learn more, or simply for the pleasure of the senses and walking, let yourself be guided on the trails.

Discovery hikes

evenings into the wild

At dusk, when the sky is ablaze and the stars are falling, the Jura reveals a completely different face. "Evenings into the wild" take you on a voyage of discovery of this special atmosphere at night, when the forest is far from asleep! As the programme unfolds, the evenings take on a variety of themes ...

Sunset

Accompanied by the last daylight , we'll ascend a bit to watch the orange hues of the setting sun before sharing a snack. It might be the perfect opportunity to catch a glimpse of the wildlife becoming active at this time of day... It's an immersive experience, with the Jura dressed in its finest to bid farewell to the day.

Full moon and wildlife at night

Immerse yourself in the secret world of the Jura's nightlife. Venture into the forest under the light of the full moon, listen to the wildlife waking up, and maybe even spot a furtive movement between the trees! A sensory adventure that will awaken your senses and your curiosity.

Raclette under the stars

We delve into the heart of the forest for a walk, listening to the sounds of the end of the day and the night that will soon envelop us. After a short effort, comfort awaits ! Come and experience a friendly evening over a delicious wood-fired raclette and share some warm moments around the fire.

All year round

When : see the events page or contact me for other dates.

Where : Jura, canton of Vaud. La Cure and La Givrine areas (reachable by public transport).

Duration : 1 evening (usually 18h30 - 21h30, subject to modification according to time of the year and type of tour)

Difficulty : Fitness 1 & Level T2

Price : CHF35. (CHF70. for tours including raclette) - per person as group tour. On request as private outing according to the price & conditions

The price includes guiding services. Except for raclette tours, the price does not include picnic. The price does not include transportation to and from the start and end of the hike, as well as potential parking fees.

A short history of time...

Ridges and peatland will tell the story of this mountain range, from its formation to its slow and continuous transformation.

This highly varied hike will take you through meadows and forests, then allow you to admire the panoramic view from the heights before plunging into a millennia-old hollow.

Put on your walking shoes, and come take a journey through time!

Spring & Autumn

When : see the events page or contact me for other dates.

Where : Jura, canton of Vaud. La Cure and Noirmont area.

Duration : 1 day

Difficulty: Fitness 2 & level T2

Price : CHF 55. - per person as group tour. On request as private outing according to the price & conditions

The price includes guiding services. The price does not include picnic and transportation to and from the start and end of the hike, as well as potential parking fees.

Secrets of the jura

Dive into the heart of the Jura secrets ! Forests, pastures, gentle ridges and panoramic views ... Do you think you know these mountains ? Are you sure you do? Who's hiding deep in these woods ? What stories do these wide forests tell us ? And why these stone walls ? What about these gentle hills ... are their origins as peaceful as they seem ?

Let yourself be seduced by a discovery walk of the Jura mountain range ; curiosities, anecdotes, stories big and small will accompany you throughout this nature-rich day.

The route can be adapted to suit the profile of the participants, for a refreshing and surprising experience !

Spring & Autumn

When : see the events page or contact me for other dates.

Where : Jura, canton of Vaud. Marchairuz area (reachable by public transport).

Duration : 1 day

Difficulty: Fitness 1 & level T2

Price : CHF 55. - per person as group tour. On request as private outing according to the price & conditions

The price includes guiding services. The price does not include picnic and transportation to and from the start and end of the hike, as well as potential parking fees.

Argentinian little devils

Little devils bowling on our summits ? A sea beneath our feet? Coral reefs and ancient sandy beaches ? Mountains soaring one above the other ? All this in a single hike !

This day holds many stories and surprises for us. From small trails to mountain pastures, from the shadow of the great Muveran to the foot of the impressive Argentina ridge, let yourself be told the legends and real facts of the region. And who knows, under the impressive cliffs of Les Diablerets, listen carefully and keep your eyes wide open... a little local devil may cross our path...

A must-do experience !

From June to October

When : see the events page or contact me for other dates.

Where : Prealps, canton of Vaud (access and return by public transport)

Duration : 1 day (departing Geneva 07:20 returning 20:40)

Difficulty: Fitness 2 & level T3 (11km and +820m).

Price : CHF 55. - per person as group tour. On request as private outing according to the price & conditions

The price includes guiding services. The price does not include picnic and transportation to and from the start and end of the hike, as well as potential parking fees.

Chamois in love

Come and meet the wildlife during the breathtaking spectacle of the chamois rut.

Fights, chases: chamois compete in their agility to conquer the females. Throughout this day, we'll set out in search of these mountain runners, hoping for the chance to observe them.

This easy hike will include plenty of breaks to discover the habits, behaviors, and anecdotes about this emblematic animal. A day full of wild discoveries !

November

When : see the events page or contact me for other dates.

Where : Jura, canton of Vaud. La Dôle area.

Duration : 1 day

Difficulty: Fitness 1 & level T2

Price : CHF 45. - per person as group tour. CHF 20. - per child up to 15 years old.

The price includes guiding services. The price does not include picnic and transportation to and from the start and end of the hike, as well as potential parking fees.

meeting the archosaurs

Experience an enriching weekend journey into the depths of Earth's ancient history ! Embark on an exploration to uncover fossilized footprints from the predecessors of dinosaurs and immerse yourself in the narrative of our mountain ranges, spanning from the formation of the Alps to the sculpting of our landscapes.

We retreat for the night in a cozy mountain hut, strategically positioned for an early morning departure to the paleontological site, avoiding the tourist crowds. Here, we are privileged to encounter a remarkable site with a large number of relatively well-preserved Triassic reptile footprints ; a unique opportunity to witness the chronicles of Earth's evolution and the genesis of the Alps.

This hike not only dazzles with its geological riches but also captivates with a splendid array of colors : from the azure blue of the lake to the vibrant green of the meadows, and the contrasting black and ochre hues of the rocks : a living canvas of beauty unfolding before our eyes.

From mid-July to October

When : see the events page or contact me for other dates.

Where : Emosson area - canton of Valais.

Duration : 2 days (Day 1 = 6km / +530m / -170m ; Day 2 = 8km ; +380m / -390m)

Difficulty: Fitness 2 & level T3

Price : CHF 350. - per person as group tour. On request as private outing according to the price & conditions

The price includes guiding services. The price does not include picnic and transportation to and from the start and end of the hike, as well as potential parking fees.

Gastlosen Circuit

Experience three cantons in a single weekend! The Gastlosen area is an absolute must-visit in the pre-Alps of Fribourg. The impressive vertical cliffs and the lush green meadows that stretch at their feet are a treat for hikers' eyes. This circuit is a promise of spectacular landscapes for an unforgettable experience.

Where : canton of Fribourg - Charmey & cantons of Vaud and Berne

Duration : 2 days

Difficulty : Fitness 2 & Level T3

métailler Tour

Step into the stunning Valais region and embark on an adventure between the renowned Val de Nendaz and Val d'Hérémenc. While not overly challenging, you'll still conquer a pass at nearly 3000m, immersing yourself in a high-mountain ambiance and treating yourself to panoramic views of majestic glaciers. Get ready for memories to last a lifetime.

Where : canton of Valais - Les Collons

Duration : 2 days or 3 days

Difficulty : Fitness 3 & LevelT3

Orzival Circuit

Summits and altitude await of this 2-days journey. With two ascents, a pristine lake, and a night at nearly 3000m, you'll be immersed in the world of high mountains. The mineral landscapes and time-carved ridges tell the story of our mountains, a world to be discovered and a thrilling journey between sky and earth !

Where : canton of Valais - Vercorin

Duration : 2 days

Difficulty : Fitness 2 & Level T3

This route will treat you to the legendary high mountain passes of Tour du Mont-Blanc - the Petit and Grand Col Ferret. As you traverse the valley's left and right banks, you'll witness one of the most iconic sections of this world-famous trek. And as a reward for your efforts, the stunning Fenêtre lakes will leave you with breathtaking memories of the stunning landscape.

Paths and Lakes of Val Ferret

Where : canton of Valais - La Fouly

Duration : 2 days

Difficulty : Fitness 3 & LevelT2

A vivid weekend of contrasts for these 2 days. The mesmerizing azure blue of the lake, the vibrant emerald green of the meadows, and the mysterious darkness of the rocks create an intriguing tableau. But that's not all ... on this canvas you'll uncover ancient dinosaur footprints fossilized in the rocks, offering a thrilling glimpse into the history of life on our planet. It's a weekend you won't want to miss, brimming with excitement and wonder.

Climbing the "Cheval Blanc"

Where : canton du Valais - Le Châtelard

Duration : 2 days

Difficulty : Fitness 3 & Level T3

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