Paradise not only for those who have come to relax, Mount Salève is also the "place to be" for sports fans, including hikers, rock climbers, mountain bikers, paragliders, hang gliders and, in winter, skiers.
Site internet : http://www.rando-saleve.net . Contact : Tel: ++41'22'796'41'33. Geneva, Switzerland : Free hikes on the Saleve. Every Sunday, let's go hiking (a gradient of 800 meters, 3 hours hike-up). Meeting at 10 am at the terminus of bus No 8 at Veyrier-Douane (not at Veyrier-Tournettes, 100 metres from the border direction Switzerland, departure at 10H05). A responsible (excursion leader) of the Association Genevoise des Amis du Saleve (AGAS) welcomes you in all weather. No prior registration necessary. Depending on the route chosen, you will expect a 5 to 8 hours hike. Hiking boots (crampons in winter, hat and solar protection lotion in summer), raincoat or umbrella, passport, money, picnic and something to drink as well as good health are indispensable.