Wild water, controlled water

Planay Hiking itinerary Course
Dénivelé positif : 156
Durée (en min) : 60
Type d'itinéraire : BOUCLE
Niveau bleu - facile
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- Point of interest
Circuit n° 1
  • Environment :
    • Mountain location
    • Forest location
Informations
  • SITRA services :
    • Route BALISE
    • Route 1044
Informations
Wild water, controlled water
Galerie Hydraulica
Le Villard du Planay
73350
Planay
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Phone : +33 4 79 55 03 77
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Presentation

Walk along the mountain stream and look at the possibilities of canalized water. The footpath follows the recreational route “on the trail of the hydroelectricity”.
How to go:
Go to le Villard hamlet, in front of « Galerie Hydraulica », on the recreational trail that will take you alongside the pipe of the hiking trail: « l’eau sauvage, l’eau domestiquée » (wild water, controlled water).

To go up:
The way up is along the pipe that carries water from the Planay’s dam to a hydroelectric plant. At the junction (Ballandaz gorges), go on the left and join the forest track that goes down to the Villard. On this trail, you’ll go under the penstock that you followed on the way up. The trail will finally take you back to Villard (be careful when you cross the RD 915, the road to Pralognan).
OuverturesFrom 01/05 to 30/11.

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  • Eau sauvage, eau domestiquée
  • Eau sauvage, eau domestiquée
  • Eau sauvage, eau domestiquée
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