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Walk Mont-Blanc (Massif)

distance 12.47km Vertical gain +1302m Vertical drop -1271m Durée 6h40 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Orsières - Valais

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

Walking The Curé passage ( Download : )
distance 17.14km Vertical gain +898m Vertical drop -1296m Durée 7h00 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Beaufort (Savoie) - 73 - Savoie

Lake Gittaz and the Curé passage.

Chemin de Bouquetins / des Bergers
distance 8.4km Vertical gain +118m Vertical drop -503m Durée 2h40 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Orsières - Valais

This walk is a mixture of the Chemin de Bouquetins which coincides with the Sentier des Bergers in places. It takes advantage of the ski-lift in Fouly to save on the ascent but you can always walk uphill if you choose. These walks are both publicized by the tourist office and are well signposted.

Walking Raccard du Blé ( Download : )
Raccard du Blé
distance 8.09km Vertical gain +375m Vertical drop -378m Durée 3h10 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Orsières - Valais

A circular walk in the lower part of the Swiss Val Ferret. One of the walks publicized by the tourist office and well signposted. There are information boards (in French) about the construction of traditional barns made from local stone and timber. Easy walking, navigation and some interesting information. The first section is on a quiet road.

Champex to Cabane d'Orny and return via La Breya summit and ski lift.
distance 12.64km Vertical gain +1567m Vertical drop -863m Durée 7h20 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Orsières - Valais

A circular walk from Champex Lac; ascending the tranquil and beautiful Combe d'Orny and joining the path to the Cabane d'Orny where there are refreshments available. The descent is via the path back to the La Breya ski lift taking in an optional ascent of La Breya. (It is also possible to descend by foot via the Val d' Arpette or from the ski lift, similarly the walk can be shortened and height gain reduced by taking the ski lift up.)

Pointe d'Orny : out and return from the La Breya ski lift.
distance 13.44km Vertical gain +1180m Vertical drop -1177m Durée 6h40 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Orsières - Valais

An ascent of an easy alpine peak starting from the La Breya ski lift and via the Orny and Trient mountain huts. Superb views over the Trient Plateau.

Petit and Grand Cols Ferret
distance 13.92km Vertical gain +927m Vertical drop -924m Durée 6h10 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Orsières - Valais

A lovely circular walk taking in both of the Col Ferrets. Done the way described means that you will ascend the steeper sections and enjoy the easy descent following the Tour du Mont Blanc (TMB) path.

Walking Sentier du Bisse ( Download : )
Sentier du Bisse
distance 4.1km Vertical gain +153m Vertical drop -154m Durée 1h30 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Orsières - Valais

A short and easy walk from Champex Lac, taking the well signposted and good paths beside the Bisse. These are the water channels made to control and route the flow of water for irrigation purposes. The path returns to Champex via part of the Tour du Mont Blanc (TMB) path.

distance 13.65km Vertical gain +838m Vertical drop -838m Durée 5h55 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.

Walking Lacs Jovet out and return ( Download : )
Lacs Jovet out and return
distance 18.03km Vertical gain +1043m Vertical drop -1043m Durée 7h40 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.

distance 14.13km Vertical gain +1030m Vertical drop -1201m Durée 6h30 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Trient - Valais

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