Long version of the forest walk to discover the famous President Fir, the majestic King of the Forest!
You will depart from the heights of St Martin and follow the forest path.
Very beautiful countryside for children to explore at 1000m altitude.
Departure: Besseray car park, in the hamlet of Saint Martin / sur Arve, at the top of the Reninge road.
1. Follow the semi-tarred road, then the path towards Véran.
2. Always continue straight on the main path, you will pass near Petit-Arvet then Grand Arvet (where there is a second mountain car park).
3. Continue a little higher still, after this 2nd parking lot, and on the right you will see a sign announcing the small path which will lead you to the "Sapin Président".
4. Walk around 10 minutes to reach this majestic "King of the Forests".
superb 265-year-old coniferous tree, remarkable for its measurements: 47 m in height and 4.10 m in circumference (2011 figures).
5. Return by the same route
Walking time is approximate and does not include break times.
Go on a safe hike!
This description allows you to orient yourself globally but does not replace a hiking map at 1/25000 or other topoguides that you can find in your tourist office! In Sallanches, our Office of Guides & Accompanists also offers a wide choice of outings accompanied by mountain professionals providing you with complete expertise on the environment and alpine nature, think about it!
Whatever your hike, check the weather before heading out.
Remember to take cereal bars, sufficient water, sunglasses, sunscreen, a small first-aid kit, as well as clothes suitable for your outing depending on the season in your backpack. and the forecast forecast.
All year round.
Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.