18 August 2016

Hike for Wednesday 24 August

Amis randonneurs, bonjour.

Cette semaine retour aux "Rochers d'Angennes". Cette longue randonnée (environ 25 km) nous fera profiter de la fraîcheur de la forêt de Rambouillet en passant par le parc du château et le petit massif gréseux des Rochers d'Angennes. Comme d'habitude, le rythme sera soutenu, pas de 'bail out' et il ne faudra pas oublier de prendre beaucoup d'eau et bien sur, chaussures et vêtements adaptés à la saison sans oublier votre bonne humeur.

Pour venir : Train au départ de Paris-Montparnasse à 9h06, (9h22 à Versailles Chantiers) arrivée à Rambouillet à 9h43 où je vous attendrai. Vous pouvez vous retrouver dans le dernier wagon pour faire le trajet ensemble. Retour par la même gare.

A bientôt.

Daniel
06.10.85.47.67



Dear hiking friends,

This week we return to the "Rochers d'Angennes". For this long hike (about 25 km) we will enjoy the cool of the forest of Rambouillet, walking across the castle's park and the sandstone massif of Rochers d'Angennes. As usual, the pace will be sustained, no 'bail out'. Do not forget to wear appropriate shoes and clothing, bring plenty of water (1.5L at least) along with your happy mood.

Getting there

Train from Paris-Montparnasse at 9:06, (9h22 at Versailles Chantiers) arrival at 9:43 in Rambouillet where I will wait for you. If you'd like to travel together, travel in the rear car of the train. Return from the same station.

All hikers need personal accident and liability insurance.

See you soon.

Daniel
06.10.85.47.67

-- 
L'homme sage est celui qui connait ses limites.




10 August 2016

Hike for Wednesday 17 August



Dear walkers,

good news for those of you who would like to enjoy the outdoors,  thanks to Jacques, you will be able to walk next Wednesday . Here is the hike’s description.


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An 18-km loop from Gif-sur-Yvette by way of Villiers-le-Bâcle, la Forêt de la Tête Ronde (picnic), la Côte d'Ors, le Bois d'Aigrefoin.  Good paths somewhat hilly up to 18 % near km 4.

Getting there

RER B4 towards St-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse 9:17 at Châtelet-les-Halles  - arr. 9:59 at Gif-sur-Yvette.

Return : RER B4 17:02 at Gif-sur-Yvette - 17:44 at Châtelet-les-Halles (one train every 15').

Please note - RER A line is closed between Nation and la Défense. 

All hikers need personal accident and liability insurance.


Jacques Génin
06 62 42 06 03
jacques.jag@wanadoo.fr

06 August 2016

Walk for Wednesday 10 August


Hello Walkers,
I'm pleased de tell you that we have found a new route in the bois de Vincennes.

We will start from Château de Vincennes then continue by lac des Minimes. A few hundred meters and we enter a curious garden that looks like lost civilizations. There you will discover a Chinese Gate, a Kmer Bridge, a Pavillon de l'Indochine, a pagoda, a mosque, some statues lying among
entangled weeds, etc.
Don't worry, I have never smoked that sort of cigarettes that make you laugh.
What is it ?  Where is it ?
This little-known place is "Jardin tropical". It housed the ColonialExhibition in 1906. All that in Paris!
I am sure you will enjoy it.
After this trip in the colonies we will walk along the river (la Marne) heading toward the Pont de Nogent. Then we will take the left bank and return to Joinville (end of the walk).
The distance will be about 10 kilometers.


Getting there -- Meeting 10:00 a.m. at métro Château-de-Vincennes (end of line 1). Exit 2. Corner Avenue de Paris/Cours des Maréchaux.
Return from Joinville station, RER A.
Please note - The RER A line is closed between Nation and la Défense. Also some work on line C.


You will need a picnic lunch, water and appropriate equipment.
Water taken in moderation cannot hurt anybody.

Tél. 09 50 56 65 26.

Sorry, I will not have a mobile this Wednesday.


30 July 2016

Hike for August 3

Hike for August 3 - Bièvres


Jacques will be your leader Wednesday:

This Wednesday, I propose a 13-km loop in the wood of Verrières from the RER station of Bièvres.
First, we'll follow the river towards Igny and reach the plateau from the south after a short but steep path (70 m high, 16 % slope). 
We'll have lunch at the batterie de la Châtaigneraie.
We'll be back along the river Sygrie in the park Ratel.

Denivelé positif cumulé : 195 m Denivelé négatif cumulé : 195 m
Altitude maxi : 179 m Altitude mini : 70 m
Altitude moyenne : 109 m Max positive slope : 16%


Please check train schedule, don’t forget a picnic lunch, water.
and umbrella...

Jacques.
06 62 42 06 03


All hikers need personal accident and liability insurance.


GETTING THERE:

RER B Châtelet-Les Halles at 08:56 or 09:17 -  Massy-Palaiseau at 08:21 or 09:42, then RER C at 08:25 or 09:55 -  Bièvres at 09:33 or 10:03.
Return:
RER C Bièvres at 15:27 - Massy-Palaiseau at  15:38, then RER C 15:49 - Châtelet-Les Halles 16:14, two trains an hour at hh:27 and  hh:57.




23 July 2016

Hike for 27 July

Hello Walkers,                                                                                                                                                

For next Wednesday I propose again a nice 16km walk with various landscapes in the middle of the valley of the Bièvre river. 
This walk was scheduled for 1st June then cancelled because of floods.

We'll start in Jouy en Josas, famous for its "toile de Jouy", and climb through forest with ponds and golf course to Plateau de Saclay then walk through fields, we'll see bucolic scenes, farms and the old village of Saclay then, we'll follow the Favreuse ditch in direction of Bois Brûlés leading to the Gare d'Igny. Both stations are in zone 4.

Departure:
08:41 CHATELET LES HALLES RER B  dir. MASSY PALAISEAU
09:15 MASSY PALAISEAU
Change trains in Massy Palaiseau:
09:25 RER C dir. VERSAILLES CHANTIERS
09:39 JOUY EN JOSAS

Please don't be late, trains are not frequent since it's summer and I can't wait for you.
(peu de temps à Massy Palaiseau, ne vous trompez pas de correspondance Versailles Chantiers!).

Meet up in front of the main exit of the station.
Return from IGNY on the same line, RER C zone 4.                                                                               
Wear appropriate clothes, good shoes and bring snacks, a lot of water, your picnic and your good will.
Don't forget hats, walking sticks and something to sit on.

All hikers need personal accident and liability insurance.

A mercredi!

Dominika


Mobile : 06 33 23 07 31             
 

16 July 2016

Hike for July 20 -


Hike for July 20  - Parmain


We will walk in a loop from Parmain. 23k with an option to bail out after lunch and walk to the station (6k), for  a total of about 17k, directions will be provided (or bring a map if you have one- IGN  2313 OT) 

Varied landscape and terrain. There will be some slight elevation, one short steep slope with steps; estimated cumulative elevation gain: 400m. Wear good footwear. 
Bring a picnic lunch, snacks and enough water (at least 1.5L). It should be hot with possible showers.
You must be in good form, particularly if you are not used to walking in hot weather.

All hikers need personal accident and liability insurance.

GETTING THERE:

An earlier start to catch a direct train, better to start earlier on a sunny summer day anyway.

-Take train H to Persan Beaumont at 8.30 from Gare du Nord arriving at l’Isle Adam-Parmain at 9.19,      
Zone 5 (regular return fare, 14€).  I will meet you at Gare du Nord, we will sit in the rear car.
If you are not familiar with Gare du Nord, arrive early enough to make your way through the maze there.

-Return trains from l’Isle Adam-Parmain : direct 16.09 (arr:16.59); direct 16:39 (arr:17.29); 17:11 (arr: 17.55); 17.44  (arr: 18.41). There are other frequent trains that are not direct.

There is a café across from the train station. 


See you on Wednesday! 


Laurence

09 July 2016

Hikes for 13 July





Two walks for 13 July


-Shorter walk 

Dear walkers,

As a short option for next Wednesday I propose an 11 
km walk in a green area just a few km from Paris.

We will walk through the 
Vallée aux Loups, will continue through the Forêt de Verrières then on the Coulée Verte finishing the walk in the Parc de Sceaux. There will be some ups and downs but nothing difficult.

From CHATELET-LES HALLES take RER 'B' at 09h08 DIRECTION: ROBINSON, arriving at 09:34 in Robinson

The same train from DENFERT-ROCHEREAU
 a9:16 -     Zones 1 - 3 . 2.75 € full fare for one person
Meet up: rear car
At 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 on the top of the stairs.

R

eturn to 
PARIS: from the Gare de La Croix de Berny, RER 'B', Zone 3, frequent trains  2.75 € full fare for one person
Those who would like to walk 2 or 3 km more can take a train in Station Parc de Sceaux (still zone 3).
Please bring a picnic lunch, a lot of water and good will.

Remember that you need personal accident and liability insurance to participate in our hikes. 
Looking forward to seeing you

Dominique R.

my mobile 06 33 23 07 31



-Longer walk

 Amis randonneurs, bonjour.

Cette semaine c'est "Pic-nique aux Rochers d'Angennes". Cette longue randonnée (25 km) nous fera profiter de la fraîcheur de la forêt de Rambouillet en passant par le parc du château et le petit massif gréseux des Rochers d'Angennes. Comme d'habitude, le rythme sera soutenu, pas de 'bail out' et il ne faudra pas oublier de prendre beaucoup d'eau et bien sur, chaussures et vêtements adaptés à la saison sans oublier votre bonne humeur.

Pour venir : Train au départ de Paris-Montparnasse à 9h06, arrivée à Rambouillet à 9h43 où je vous attendrai. Vous pouvez vous retrouver dans le dernier wagon pour faire le trajet ensemble. Retour par la même gare.

A bientôt.

Daniel
06.10.85.47.67



Dear hiking friends,

This week is "Picnic at the "Rochers d'Angennes". For this long hike (25 km) we will enjoy the cool of the forest of Rambouillet, walking across the castle's park and the little sandstone massif of Rochers d'Angennes. As usual, the pace will be sustained, no 'bail out'. Do not forget to wear appropriate shoes and clothing, bring plenty of water (1.5L at least) along with your happy mood.

Getting there: Train from Paris-Montparnasse at 9:06, arrival at 9:43 in Rambouillet where I will wait for you. If you'd like to travel together, travel in the rear car of the train. Return from the same station.

Remember that you need personal accident and liability insurance to participate in our hikes.

See you soon.

Daniel
06.10.85.47.67


-- 
L'homme sage est celui qui connait ses limites.