La Pointe de Chavasse
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Be careful in winter ! Lack of markings, presence of snow and ice

Guaranteed meeting with the wildlife. A herde of mouflons is settled there, ans it is not rare to meet chamoises, ibexes and of course marmots. The effort is widely rewarded by tha sublime panorama in the summit.

Mont Blanc view!Sommand
The characteristics of the route.
Mieussy (74)
  • Distance 6.9 km
  • Elevation gain 490 m
  • Elevation lost 490 m
  • Min. elevation 1546 m
  • Max. elevation. 1994 m
  • Duration (depending on pace) 3h
  • Marking Yes
Starting point : Parking of Pierre Rouge, Sommand
Height of departure : 1540 m
Height of arrival : 2012 m
Map reference : IGN ET 3429 - Bonneville, Cluses, Faucigny
Strollers access : no
Nature of the path : Ground / rock
Format : Linear
Grade : Little difficult
Particular difficulty : The final mountain edge is vertiginous. A big vigilance is imperative if you are subject to the dizziness.Car park,

Tariff : Free access.

Opening : From 05/15 to 11/15 : open daily.
Read before you go!
Adapt your equipment according to your level and the weather. Do not leave the marked trails.
Area : Sommand
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La Pointe de Chavasse
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