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Trailrunning route: Montée verticale du Carchet

Itinerary used for a long time by the inhabitants of the slope - schoolchildren in particular - to reach the village before the road called "Nant Robert" was built, the vertical ascent of Carchet goes up from the bridge of Suize (921m) to the cross of Arces (1690m).

Sport Trailrunning route: Montée verticale du Carchet Le Grand-Bornand


Departing from Le Grand-Bornand (74450)
Total elevation gain : 750m
Distance : 3.2km
Signed walking trail

769m of a difference in altitude reserved for the most athletic, which climbs between coniferous woods (fir and spruce) and mountain pastures, where you can observe, in its summit part, chamois and marmots. The summit offers a 360° view on the surrounding summits, and the possibility to come down by a less committed itinerary via the hamlet of Nant Robert, from the arrival station of the Joyère cable car.

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    Free access.


    Languages spoken : French
    Languages of documentation : French

    Respect nature throughout your hike:
    - respect the trail layout, do not cut outside,
    - do not scare livestock, do not cut wires and close fences,
    - observe wildlife from a distance,
    - Nature is not a dustbin, keep your waste and throw it in the containers available in the villages.

    Period of practice

    From Spring to automn, according to snow conditions, ask for information at the Tourist Office.


    Départ du Pont de Suize (920m) Le Grand-Bornand Village 74450 Le Grand-Bornand
    Departing from : Le Grand-Bornand (74450)
    Latitude : 45.943358 - Longitude : 6.435062

    More informations

    Information update on 08/06/2022 by Le Grand-Bornand Tourisme