Mouet loop from Sevan

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  • Signs at the Sevan car park
    La Chapelle-d'Abondance

    This hike in the heights of the Abondance valley takes you to the Chalets du Mouet and the Pointe de Recon. A beautiful panorama of the valley’s peaks and the Swiss Alps awaits you!

    A hike offering panoramic views of the entire Abondance valley and the Swiss peaks.

    From the Sevan parking lot (1,590 m), the hike begins with a forest path leading to the chalet du Mouet. You’ll then follow a long path on the balcony of the valley, with a superb panorama of Mont de Grange. You’re on the Portes du Soleil walking tour.

    You’ll then make a return trip to the Pointe de Recon, where a panoramic view of the entire French and Swiss Chablais awaits you at the summit.

    From there, you’ll reach the Chalets du Mouet. In summer, you can take a gourmet break at this mountain pasture or buy Abondance cheese.

    For the return journey, head for Le Douert, then take the pleasant forest path back to the starting point.

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    Services & Equipment

    • Picnic area
    • Parking
    • Pets welcome

    Customer base

    • Level bue - Medium


    From 01/06 to 30/09.
    Accessible except during snow and depending on weather conditions.
    Please check with the Tourist Office for the latest information on access conditions. This route is usually suitable for strong walkers during spring, summer, and autumn, except in adverse weather.


    Animaux : Accepted without supplements

    Dogs must be kept on a leash due to the presence of herds and wildlife.


    Free access.


    Route de l'Aubourry
    Lieu-dit Sevan
    74360 La Chapelle-d'Abondance

    Access from the Sevan car park (end of the Rys paved road) with free parking or by the La Panthiaz gondola (depending on opening days and times).

    Characteristics :

    • Mountain location
    • Forest location

    Spoken languages

    • French