The Crêt de Chalam

Crêt de Chalam

This iconic high place is situated in the Ain department at 1,545m altitude, with the Borne au Lion as start point, and a peak offering an unobstructed 360 degrees’ view on the Jura mountains, the Valserine valley, as well as surrounding mountains. While climbing, you will encounter a megaphorbia vegetation, which transforms into a dry meadow at the peak.

With your mountain leader, you will learn about the history of this symbolic high place, as well as experience the different natural environments encountered along the way.