hiking paths and routes of Saleve's north face (English)
to Saleve every Sunday, organized freely by L’Association
Genevoise des Amis du Salève (AGAS) (French)
local geology (French)
géologique et Botanique du Grand Salève (French)
vivid illustration of Geneva and the surrounding Alps. Mont
Saleve is just situated above Geneva.
Saleve in the Geneva Lake Valley
map for the hiking paths
From the top of Saleve, the view is magnificent: Mont Blanc
and the Alps in the south. Geneva city, the lake, and the
Jura in the north.
1) Ascend Saleve via the path of Orjobet: small swithbacks
on a steep slope. Trail
no. 20 in the map.
out of 4. Elevation gain: 600m; Route condition: Good.
Walking time: 1h15m.
Start at Le Coin. Access: Leave your car at the parking '1'
and the trailheard is '2' on the map below.
2) Ascend Saleve via the Grand Gorge: Trail
no. 19 in the map.
Difficult: 2 out of
4 From Bossey 515m to the Grand Gorge 1283m; Walking time:
1h45m;Trail marking: Good.
Bossey (The red 3 on the map below). Enter into the Bossey,
at the first fork, follow the sign Crevin, turn to the left.
Around 200 meters, you reach a round point, turn to the right,
and then turn to the first street on your left after the tennis
court. The trail marking can be found.
on 17 October