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Trail Chavants to Col de la Forclaz via Charousse


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Difficulty : mediumRound trip timing : 2h40Distance : 10kmStarting point altitude : 1010mHighest point : 1533mElevation gain : 541mElevation losses : 541mGPX Track : DownloadPoint of interest refreshment shack heritage - village

A pass situated in the middle of a forest of spruce. This route was used by the
Romans (1st century) to link the Saint-Gervais and Chamonix valleys.

On the Tour du Mont-Blanc trail.

At the top of the village, turn right along the road to la Cote des Chavants. Turn left up the path to the Granges des Chavants (1 256 m) 0 h 40. On the left a path goes off to the Col de Voza. Turn right and take a footpath which crosses several gullies and plunges into the forest (Vaudagne reservoir). At a bend, (1 282 m), the path joins the forest track coming from Vaudagne which climbs fairly steeply up to the col.

Tours : It is possible to drop down to Vaudagne via Mont-Borrel and les
Bouchards, one section of this path being a GRP variation. • It is also worthwhile
returning via the village of Vieux Servoz and Servoz taking the GRP alternative
route via Montcoutant and le Chatelard on the way down.

Others itineraries available from Vaudagne or Le Prarion.
More information at the Tourist Office, High Mountain Office and in our hiking guide.
Careful : Tracks conditions may change, let us remind you to be well-informed before going.

Recommended period *

From 15/06 to 25/09.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

Facilities and services

  • Pets welcome

Before leaving

Be careful! This is a medium altitude trail, please check the mountain conditions and the weather forecast before you leave :Mountain conditions informations (La Chamoniarde, High Mountain Office)Weather forecast (Météo France, Tourist Office)+33(0)4 50 53 22 08 (La Chamoniarde, Office de Haute Montagne)
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