The Cross of the Frêtes

Superb path in balcony under the cliffs of the chain of Aravis and facing Mont Blanc.

Distance
7.5km
Daily duration
2h30
Positive altitude difference
200m
Negative elevation
200m
Cartographic references
References guidebook
Walking and hiking map of the Val d'Arly for sale at 7 € or Topo Walks and Short hikes on sale at € 3.50 in the tourist offices.
Markup Precisions
Marked with yellow signs.

DEPARTURE: Col des Aravis.
Use the roadside parking provided for this purpose, so as not to hinder agricultural users.

ROUTE: From the parking of Col, take the track in direction LA ZORETTE (direction South). Take the path towards LA SOURCE DES ARAVIS, then PLANCHAUX. From there, cross in balcony until the CROIX DES FRÊTES. For the return, join the signpost PATH OF THE CROIX DES FRÊTES then Col des Aravis by the track following the directions PSAMO, LA TÊTE and LA ZORETTE.

POINTS OF INTEREST :
- Many alpine farms, with the possibility to buy cheese, butter ...
- The panoramas on the village of La Giettaz and the massif of Mont Blanc.

Opening period

From 01/06 to 30/09.

Prices

Walking and hiking map of the Val d'Arly for sale at 7 € or Topo Walks and Short hikes on sale at € 3.50 in the tourist offices

Services
  • Pets welcome