Easy hike, between the mountain pastures of Plaine Dranse and Les Combes to reach the lake of Queysets.
Throughout the walk, you will discover some beautiful examples of local architecture in which the famous Abondance cheese is still made in the traditional way.
Much of the route is in the he Mont-de-Grange reserve, established in 1984. By being discreet and with a little patience, you may be able to observe chamois, mountain sheep and marmots . Difficulty level : medium .
Hike from Bassachaux pass . Panoramic view on the Portes du Soleil mountains, the Mont de Grange, the Mont Blanc , the Dents du Midi , Montriond lake ...
Go to the left of the chapel in Très Ies Pierres and continue along the track until it forks. Turn right onto a wide road that climbs steadily through the forest past waterfalls until it reaches the Boudimes high pasture.
From Super Chatel top station, take the track to the right that rises towards Switzerland. At Conche lake, which marks the border, retrace your steps and head in the direction of Mouille lake on the left.
During this walk you will cross mountain pastures and forests to reach Pointe du Midi, which offers you a magnificent panoramic view of the Valley and neighbouring Switzerland. Maybe you will see chamois there......
This walk follows the footsteps of former smugglers and customs officers who criss-crossed the region until the 1950s.
During the ascent to the chalet of Sur le Bord, a beautiful forest of spruces offers itself to you. This conifer, too often confused with its cousin the fir, is essential to the ecosystem of the subalpine layer.
Easy walk to décourvrir Châtel and the Abondance valley from the heighs and some traditional wooden farmhouses. From the village center, climb to Petit Châtel. Area to park, on the left, at the corner.