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Lajoux – Les Molunes – Bellecombe – Les Moussières – La Pesse – Septmoncel – Les Bouchoux

With an average altitude of about 1,200 m, the Hautes Combes area is a good reflection of the Haut-Jura Regional Park.

Take a look at the traditional villages with their wooden-shingled houses, emerging from long valleys and the extensive spruce forests that reach up to the sky and sometimes form breath-taking natural amphitheatres.

Altitute : 900 to 1,545 m

 

Cross-country skiing (over 200 km of trails)

Lajoux : 5 Nordic ski trails (1 green, 2 blue, 1 red and 1 nordicross trail) and a multi-activity trail

 

La Pesse : 6 Nordic ski trails (3 green, 1 blue, 1 red and 1 black trail) and a multi-activity trail

 

Les Moussières : 3 Nordic ski trails (1 green and 2 blue trails) and a multi-activity trail

 

Les Molunes : 3 Nordic ski trails (1 green, 1 blue and 1 red trail)

 

Bellecombe : 1 Nordic ski trail (1 black trail)

 

 

Alpine Skiing

Lajoux : 1 ski lift (1 green and 1 blue piste) and a button lift (ESF)

La Pesse : 1 ski lift (1 piste, 1 half-pipe and 1 button lift)

Les Moussières : 2 ski lifts (1 green and 1 blue piste, 1 boardercross and 1 button lift (ESF))

Septmoncel (le Manon) : 3 ski lifts (1 blue, 1 green and 1 red piste)

 

Nordic Activities

 

14 snowshoe circuits and 3 multi-activity trails: Over 50 km of marked trails

 

Lajoux / Le Manon : 5 snowshoe circuits and 1 multi-activity trail

La Pesse : 3 snowshoe circuits and 1 multi-activity trail

Les Moussières : 2 snowshoe circuits and 1 multi-activity trail
Les Molunes : 2 snowshoe circuits

Bellecombe : 1 snowshoe circuit

Septmoncel : 1 snowshoe circuit

 

Huskies :

3 trails in La Pesse (5, 8, 10 and 15 km, depending on snow conditions). Trekking by dog sled in Bellecombe, Les Moussières and Septmoncel.

 

Equipment Hire

 

In Lajoux :

Benoit-Jeannin Sports : +33 3 84 41 27 89

Mermet Equip’Fond : http://www.skidefondjura.fr/

 

In La Pesse :

Michel Sports : http://www.michel-sports.fr

 

In Les Moussières :

Gros Sport : +33 3 84 41 61 72

 

In Manon :

Hôtel Gruet : +33 3 84 41 22 16

 

Ski Schools

ESF Haut-Jura Lajoux : http://haut-jura.esf.net/ (+33 3 84 41 26 07)

ESF Haut-Jura La Pesse : http://haut-jura.esf.net/ (+33 3 84 42 70 56)

ESF Haut-Jura Les Moussières : http://haut-jura.esf.net/ (+33 3 84 41 60 70)

 

Professional Mushers

 

In Pontoux :

Antartica : http://www.chiensdetraineaux.fr/

 

In Bellecombe :

D’un bout à l’autre : http://www.dunboutalautre.com

 

In Les Moussières :

Des chiens et de hommes : http://www.dcdh-jura-traineaux.com

La Pourvoirie : http://www.chambre-hote-jura.fr/randonnee-chiens-de-traineaux-jura-la-pesse/

 

In La Pesse :

Eisbar & Cie – Deffontaine Olivier : +33 3 84 42 74 35

La Ferme des Huskies : http://www.raids-traineaux.com

 

In Bouchoux :

Mush in Jura : https://www.facebook.com/mushinjura (+33 6 76 67 17 70)

 

Activities Providers

Antipode : Based In La Pesse, a company specialising in the manufacture and sale of sleds and towing equipment : http://www.antipodesled.com

 

Mountain Guides 

Benoit Pasquier : http://www.saint-claude-haut-jura.com/ete/benoit-pasquier-accompagnateur-et-apiculteur.html#.VL-InCys1c9

 

Humbert Lucas : www.lucas-humbert-aem.fr

Jura Randonnées : http://www.jura-rando.com/

La Chandoline – Valérie Dalmais : http://www.lachandoline.com

 

Mountain Guides :

André Duraffourg : +33 3 84 42 73 93

Eric Regard : +33 3 84 41 61 12

Fabrice Bouvier : +33 3 84 42 71 19

 

Points of Interest 

“Rural Museum of Olden Day Life and Occupations” museum of Haut-Jura, located in La Pesse.

The Grenier Fort (hut used to limit the risk of fire) and the Regional Natural Park in Lajoux, and the “Layetterie” (chest of drawer makers).

Cheese dairy at Les Moussières.

Lapidary workshop in Septmoncel.

 

Points of Interest

The Nordic area in the upper Massacre forest is maintained in partnership with the Les Rousses resort.

The craftsmanship of painting animals onto objects, felting, natural hot water bottles and lamp makers.

Comté and Bleu de Gex cheese dairies at Lajoux and Les Moussières.

Production and sale of goats cheese at “La Chèvre Belle” in Les Bouchoux.

 

Must-sees

The Crêt de Chalam (1,545 m), a peak emerging from the forest and the “mutated spruce” in the Massacre forest.

Breath-taking views of the Monts-Jura peaks at Les Molunes.

 

Webcams

Bellecombe : http://m.webcam-hd.com/espace-nordique-jurassien/hautes-combes_bellecombe-bouleme

 

Lajoux : http://m.webcam-hd.com/espace-nordique-jurassien/hautes-combes_la-joux

 

Les Molunes : http://m.webcam-hd.com/espace-nordique-jurassien/hautes-combres-les-molunes

 

La Pesse : http://www.espacenordiquejurassien.com/webcams.html

 

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