Snowshoe trail - Petit Châtel circuit

  • Boucle du Petit-Châtel

Presentation

Take the road to Petit-Châtel as far as the Le Tenne bend. The starting point is around 2 km from the center of the village. You are advised to take the shuttle bus, a space is very limited at the car park.
Alternatively, you can take the Petit-Châtel chairlift (reduced fare for foot passengers). The path sets off from the Tenne bend before climbing gently up the mountainside through forest. After two bends, the path arrives at the halfway station of the Petit-Châtel - Barbossine chairflift.
Turn left and then right as thte first hairpin bend. Turn left immediately to reach the alpine pastures. The view gradually opens up as you climb and you can see as far as Mont Blanc to the south.
The trail continues between the forest and pastureland and arrives on a plateau where panoramic view of Abondance Valley and Mont de Grange. Head downhill through the forest until you reach Flammet chalets. At the fork in the pathway, keep right in the direction of Le Ryz. You will pass several farmhouses, a shrine and after a short, steep descent, the road. Follow this road to the end to return to Petit-Châtel junction.
Practical informations
  • Route :
    • Daily duration (minutes) 180
    • Elevation (m) 302
  • Conditions de pratique :
    • Subject to snow conditions
Category
  • Section :
    • Sport
  • Winter sports :
    • Winter sports
    • Snowshoe itinerary
On-site Services
  • Parking :
    • Parking
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Location
Snowshoe trail - Petit Châtel circuit
74390
Châtel
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Itinéraire raquettes - Boucle du Petit-Châtel
74390
Châtel
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 46.275642
Longitude : 6.843641
Additional location
  • Environnements :
    • Mountain location