• Mountain lake

Lake: Lac de Pormenaz

This lake is located in the crystalline massif of the Aiguilles Rouges, between Passy and Servoz. Accessible by foot only. Magnificent views of the Fiz mountain range. The lake and its island are nestled under the Pointe Noire de Pormenaz.

Mountain lake Lake: Lac de Pormenaz Passy


Passy (74190)
Unguided individual tours available permanently

Altitude 1950 m.
This lake is situated at the heart of the Pormenaz mountains. The landscape consists of granite rocks and more rounded bowls, peat bogs and small lakes (left behind by the glacier about 10000 years ago. Impressive diversity of flora including many rhododendrons in early summer.

Fishing :
1st category lake, natural reserve

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    Free of charge.


    Accessible on foot only. 2 1/2 hours walk from Plaine Joux.


    Open every day from 01/05 to 01/11 (depending on snow conditions).


    74190 Passy
    Information update on 10/08/2023 by Office de Tourisme de Passy