Walk of Tue 28 Feb 2012 16:40:56 CET

Technical sheet
No. 2860
A Saint-Gervais-les-Bains walk posted on 28/02/12 by christophe85. Update : 29/02/12
Author's time Author's time : 7 days
Distance Distance : 116.64km
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 7447m
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 7883m
Highest point Highest point : 2669m
Lowest point Lowest point : 1139m
Difficult Difficulty : Difficult
Back to starting point Back to starting point : No
Walking Walking
Areas Areas : Alps, Mont-Blanc (Massif)
Location Location : Saint-Gervais-les-Bains (74190|74170)
Starting point Starting point : N 45.873964° / E 6.778989°
Arrival Arrival : N 45.996554° / E 6.934602°

Step by step walk

CThis walk needs several days, please find the details below.

6th stage of the TMB Tour du Mont Blanc

6th stage of the Mont Blanc tour: from the Relais d'Arpette to the Forclaz Pass via la Fenêtre d'Arpette.

7th stage of the TMB Tour du Mont Blanc

7th stage of the TMB: from Forclaz pass to Montroc

Useful Information

We advise taking IGN maps with you on this walk. Click here to buy : 3530ET, 3530ETR, 3531ET, 3531ETR, 3531OT, 3531OTR, 3532OT, 3532OTR, 3630OT, 3630OTR.

Visorando and this author cannot be held responsible in the case of accidents or problems occuring on this walk.

Other walks in the area

distance 13.65km Vertical gain +838m Vertical drop -838m Durée 6h20 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Les Contamines-Montjoie - 74 - Haute-Savoie

A circular walk from Les Contamines Montjoie up to the Refuge de tré la Tete and views of the Tré la Tete glacier, then descending to Combe Noire to the waterfalls before returning past the pretty chapel of Notre Dame de la Gorge.

Lacs Jovet out and return
distance 18.03km Vertical gain +1043m Vertical drop -1043m Durée 8h10 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Les Contamines-Montjoie - 74 - Haute-Savoie

From Les Contamines-Montjoie; an out and return walk to the Lacs Jovet, joining and following the Tour du Mont Blanc trail for most of the way. There are more challenging alternatives to this walk to make it longer, more circular or technically harder; these are described in the useful information section.

Traverse of Mont Joly and Aiguille Croche
distance 14.06km Vertical gain +955m Vertical drop -903m Durée 6h45 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Saint-Gervais-les-Bains - 74 - Haute-Savoie

A good ridge walk starting from the Bettex telecabin station at Mont d'Arbois and finishing at Le Signal telecabin station above Les-Contamines-Montjoie.

distance 12.44km Vertical gain +394m Vertical drop -1094m Durée 4h40 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Les Contamines-Montjoie - 74 - Haute-Savoie

This walk starts from the top of the gondola at Le Signal. It is an interesting walk, up to and through the Col de la Fenetre. The descent takes you back down through alpine pastures and into the valley leading back to Les Contamines-Montjoie.

⚠️ Please note that you need to park at (A) and not (D) for this walk ⚠️

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