18 August 2017

Hike for 23 August


 Around Longeville   -  17k                                                                             
Dear Hikers,


A 17-km loop from Longueville (Seine et Marne) passing by Chalmaison and Soizy-Bouy.
This course will be hilly - cumulative elevation : 230 m - slope <= 10 %.   No easy bail-out.
Picnic is planned at 1 PM / 14 km.

Getting there:
Paris Gare de l'Est, line P to Provins at 8:46 => get off at Longueville , arriving at 9:48
and back :
Longueville at 16:04 => Paris Gare de l'Est at 17:13 - One train every hour.
The fare is 10.65 € each way. Think of Mobilis or week Navigo...  
Check train schedule, bring good shoes, picnic, water...



Jacques Génin - jacques.jag@free.fr - 0662420603

NB: Meeting point is at the platform, those who wish to travel together usually sit in the rear car. 


Advice to hikers / Conseil aux randonneurs:
Make sure that you are covered by a personal accident and liability insurance, that you are fit enough to do the walk, and have the proper equipment / Assurez-vous que vous êtes couvert par une assurance responsabilité civile, que vous avez la condition physique nécessaire pour faire la randonnée choisie et que vous avez l’équipement adapté.


15 August 2017

Hike for 16 August

Along the Vaucouleur river - 20 km

Dear hiking friends,

The Vaucouleur river is a small river which ends into the Seine river, near Mantes la Jolie.
We will follow its valley through small villages before returning to Mantes.
The hike is about 20 km, no bail out, not too hard (about 350 m of elevation). 
As usual, take a picnic lunch, water and of course, shoes and clothing adapted to the season without forgetting your good mood.

 Getting there :

From Paris-St Lazare Train to Bréval at 9h07, arriving at Mantes la Jolie at 9h42   Meet up in front of the platform, travel in the rear car with the group if you wish.

Then exit at the bus station of Mantes la Ville (left hand side) and take the bus, line K, which starts from quay 21 at 10:02 direction "Buchelay" (Zone 5). Get off at "Marronniers" (Ask  the driver, if need be)  where I will be waiting for you.

Return by the same station.


See you on Wednesday.

Daniel R.
 06.10.85.47.67


Advice to hikers / Conseil aux randonneurs:
Make sure that you are covered by a personal accident and liability insurance, that you are fit enough to do the walk, and have the proper equipment / Assurez-vous que vous êtes couvert par une assurance responsabilité civile, que vous avez la condition physique nécessaire pour faire la randonnée choisie et que vous avez l’équipement adapté.


Hike for 9 August



Four lakes of Bois de Vincennes


Dear Hikers,

I propose a hike  about 17 km, around le Bois de Vincennes where we will walk from lake to lake : Daumesnil, Gravelle, Miinimes, Saint Mandé and will stroll through the arboretum.
(Possibility to leave the group after 7 km RER Joinville le Pont  or 12 km Metro Chateau de Vincennes).
We will certainly meet zen pilgrims.
Meeting point 
10.00 am,  Porte Dorée station, metro line 8 or tramway T3 or bus 46 : 4 place Edouard Renard in front of the hairdressing salon.

Bring picnic, water, your sun or...rain hat.


Je propose une balade de 17 km environ dans le bois de Vincennes où nous marcherons  de lac en lac : Daumesnil, Gravelle, Minimes, Saint Mandé, et flânerons dans l'arboretum.
(Possibilité de quitter le groupe après 7 km RER Joinville le Pont  ou 12 km Metro Chateau de Vincennes).
Nous rencontrerons certainement des pélerins zen.

Rendez-vous à 10 heures, station Porte Dorée, métro ligne 8 ou tramway T3 ou bus 46 : 4, place Edouard Renard  devant le salon de coiffure.

Apportez votre pique-nique, de l'eau, votre chapeau de soleil...ou de pluie.



See you wednesday with pleasure,


Béatrice

29 July 2017

Hike for 2 August 2017



Boulogne to Versailles


Dear Hikers,

On Wednesday August 2nd, we will walk from Boulogne to Versailles (zone 4), with three options:
A normal walk, a shorter one and an optional extension.

PLEASE NOTE -- Due to the the works on "RER A" between "la Defense" and "Nation",
these line will be closed from July 29 to August 27.

NORMAL WALK     Distance: 15 kilometers with 3 hills.
The walk will start by crossing the Seine and part of the Parc de Saint-Cloud and then on to Versailles via the pleasant village 
of Ville-d'Avray where we will have our lunch facing "les  Etangs de Ville-d'Avray".

GETTING THERE:

MEETING POINT #1
If you come by metro *We shall meet no later than 10:00 a.m. by the metro station
Boulogne-Pont-de-Saint-Cloud, on Metro Line 10.

* When you get off the train, walk along the quay in the same direction as the train, go up the steps and take the exit "Musée
Albert-Khan" (to the right).
The meeting place is ten meters from the metro station, at the intersection of these three streets:
Av. du Maréchal-de-Lattre-de-Tassigny / Rond-point Rhin-et-Danube (the large roundabout) / and the little Rue du Port.
We leave at 10:05 sharp.

MEETING POINT #2
If you come from Saint-Cloud station (train) or les Milons station (tram).
* You shall meet no later than 10:20 am in front of the church "Saint-Clodoald".
We leave at 10:25 sharp.


SHORTER WALK     distance: 6.5 kilometers, with 1 gentle hill.
For those who prefer this distance, you can go and have your lunch "aux Etangs" with the group, then return to Paris
 from the station Sèvres/Ville-d'Avray. (zone 3). The distance from "les Etangs" to your station is 1.5 km. You will walk in town to reach your station without your leader, but your guardian angel will not be far.

An OPTIONAL EXTENSION to "Hameau de la Reine" or to the gardens of the Château could be possible (+ 4.5/5 km).

RETURN - There are three stations in Versailles: Versailles Rive-droite, Versailles Rive-gauche and Versailles-Chantiers for different destinations in Paris: La Défense, Gare Saint-Lazare // Javel, Invalides, Saint-Michel // Gare Montparnasse.

You will need a picnic lunch, water, more water, still water (encore et toujours); "taken in moderation, it cannot hurt anybody" (Mark Twain). He died anyway!

I'm looking forward to seeing you.

09 50 56 65 26.
Mobile (only the day of the walk)
06 51 22 35 16.
   

Advice to hikers / Conseil aux randonneurs:
Make sure that you are covered by a personal accident and liability insurance, that you are fit enough to do the walk, and have the proper equipment / Assurez-vous que vous êtes couvert par une assurance responsabilité civile, que vous avez la condition physique nécessaire pour faire la randonnée choisie et que vous avez l’équipement adapté.

23 July 2017

Hike for 26 July


Triel to Meudan 

Chers randonneurs,

Je vous propose une randonnée de 16 km sur les coteaux de la Seine entre Triel et Meulan pour découvrir cette étrange forêt de l'Hautil jadis exploitée pour le gypse.

Départ : Gare Saint Lazare à 8h 57 en direction de Mantes-la-Jolie, arrivée à 9h 25 à Vernouillet-Verneuil où je vous attendrai

Retour : Gare de Meulan-Hardricourt en direction de Paris Saint-Lazare, trains toutes les 30 mn à partir de 15 h

N'oubliez pas pique-nique et boisson, des vêtements adaptés à la météo et votre bonne humeur habituelle.

Dear hikers,

I propose a hike of 16 km on the slopes of the Seine between Triel and Meulan to discover the strange forest of Hautil once used for gypsum.

Departure: Gare Saint Lazare at 8h 57 in the direction of Mantes-la-Jolie arrival at 9h 25 in Vernouillet-Verneuil where I will wait for you

Return: Meulan-Hardricourt station towards Paris Saint-Lazare,trains every 30 mn from 3 pm

Do not forget picnic and drink, clothes adapted to the weather and your usual good mood.

Claude FAURE
06 84 14 55 35

Advice to hikers / Conseil aux randonneurs:
Make sure that you are covered by a personal accident and liability insurance, that you are fit enough to do the walk, and have the proper equipment / Assurez-vous que vous êtes couvert par une assurance responsabilité civile, que vous avez la condition physique nécessaire pour faire la randonnée choisie et que vous avez l’équipement adapté.



08 July 2017

Hike for 12 July & 19



Chatenay-Malabry 

Hello walkers,
   
I am very glad to propose this walk for next Wednesday after being absent for 5 months. 
This is a short morning walk. It will be through the parks of Chatenay-Malabry: Parc de la Maison de Chateaubriand, Vallée aux Loups and Arboretum where you can see an exceptional Collection of Bonsai.
For those who wish to walk in the afternoon, Parc de sceaux is nearby.


GETTING THERE:
Departure:
From CHATELET LES HALLES at 09:05 RER B Direction ROBINSON
The same train from DENFERT-ROCHEREAU at 9:13
Arrival at ROBINSON at 09:33 
Zone 3

At the Gare de Robinson walk to the head of the train then to the right and take the exit Av. Jules Guesde,
The meeting place will be outside, at the top of the stairs.

Return:  RER B from the same station, trains to Paris every 15 min

Bring your picnic lunch and a lot of water.

Looking forward to seeing you, 

Dominika

My cell number: 06 33 23 07 31


Advice to hikers / Conseil aux randonneurs:
Make sure that you are covered by a personal accident and liability insurance, that you are fit enough to do the walk, and have the proper equipment / Assurez-vous que vous êtes couvert par une assurance responsabilité civile, que vous avez la condition physique nécessaire pour faire la randonnée choisie et que vous avez l’équipement adapté.




Vaucresson - Machine de Marly - Chatou - Saint-Cucufa 

I propose a 20-km loop from Vaucresson through the Forêt Domaniale de Fausses Reposes, the Bois de Louveciennes, along the river Seine and through the Forêt domaniale de la Maimaison (Saint-Cucufa). 
This course will be hilly - cumulative elevation : 240 m. You may find all details of the course at 

Bail out is possible by RER at Louveciennes, 4.7 km, or at Chatou, 11.5 km.

GETTING THERE:

and back :
Check train schedule, bring good shoes, picnic, water... and umbrella


Jacques


Advice to hikers / Conseil aux randonneurs:
Make sure that you are covered by a personal accident and liability insurance, that you are fit enough to do the walk, and have the proper equipment / Assurez-vous que vous êtes couvert par une assurance responsabilité civile, que vous avez la condition physique nécessaire pour faire la randonnée choisie et que vous avez l’équipement adapté.

30 June 2017

Hike for 5 July 2017



Noisiel - 16 km

OUR WALK --

From Noisiel’s station, the route will be this one: Château de Champs-sur-Marne, Parc de Noisiel, Forêt régionale de Vaires-sur-Marne (loop), Ancienne Chocolaterie Menier.
Distance 16 km. Your leader could give you a map if you'd prefer a shorter distance.

GETTING THERE
RER A. (Direction Marne-la-Vallée). Châtelet/Les Halles at 9:32 arriving at Noisiel at 9:57.
Zone 5.
Meeting --  Main exit (allée J.P. Sartre) where I'll wait for you.

Return from Noisiel.
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Remember : good walking shoes, plenty of water, rain/sun protection and a picnic lunch, without forgetting your good mood.
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If you do not have a "Passe Navigo", or benefit from any discounted fares, buy a "Mobilis 5 zones”. 
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See you on Wednesday.

daniel.perot@free.fr
Tél. 09 50 56 65 26
06 51 22 35 16 (only the day of the walk)

Advice to hikers / Conseil aux randonneurs:
Make sure that you are covered by a personal accident and liability insurance, that you are fit enough to do the walk, and have the proper equipment / Assurez-vous que vous êtes couvert par une assurance responsabilité civile, que vous avez la condition physique nécessaire pour faire la randonnée choisie et que vous avez l’équipement adapté.