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  • Mount Chauffé
    La Chapelle-d'Abondance

    A beautiful hike to La Chapelle d’Abondance, offering superb views of the Cornettes de Bise and the Abondance valley.

    This hike starts from La Chapelle d’Abondance and takes in the Cornettes de Bise nature reserve, a Natura 2000 site.

    2 possible departures: parking de Chevenne or le Blanchet.

    You’ll pass through Chevenne, take a pastoral track and then a path towards the Col de Vernaz at the foot of the imposing Cornettes de Bise mountain. At the pass, a magnificent view of its southern face awaits you.

    You’ll then reach the Col de Resse and the Chalets de Resse.

    Return via a fairly steep path through Les Barnettes to the Blanchet parking lot, or via an intermediate path to the Chevenne parking lot.

    Beautiful panoramic views await you on this route.

    2 possible departures:
    Parking le Blanchet: altitude difference: 700 m duration: 3h45.
    Parking de Chevenne: altitude difference: 600 m duration: 3h15.

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    Services & Equipment

    • Picnic area
    • Parking
    • Pets welcome

    Customer base

    • Level red – hard
    • For experts / practiced


    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 because of the presence of herds, Natura 2000 reserve.


    Free access.


    Route de Chevenne
    74360 La Chapelle-d'Abondance

    Characteristics :

    • Mountain location

    Spoken languages

    • French