• Mountain, Peak

Pointe du Cuchet

This summit of the Belleville valley culminates at 1679 m. At the arrival, it offers a panoramic view on the Mont-Blanc, the Grande Casse, the Grand-Perron and the Niélard.

Mountain, Peak Pointe du Cuchet Salins-Fontaine


Salins-Fontaine (73600)
Animals allowed
Not allowed to be visited

Two itineraries will allow you to reach the Pointe du Cuchet summit
(small loop and large loop).

Practical information :

IGN site: Pointe du Cuchet
Departure altitude: 1040m (near the Coche reservoir)
Altitude Pointe du Cuchet: 1679m
Vertical drop: 660m
Duration: 3h30 to 4h00 (walking)
Distance: about 7km
Beaconing : Trails always visible and very well marked, several signs and beacons (yellow on green background) and "woodpeckers" on the first part .
Precautions : No technical difficulties on this route.

At the arrival, two orientation tables are very useful reading tables to locate the massifs in line of sight. Mont-Blanc is straight ahead!


Free access.


Animals allowed
Languages spoken : French


All year round.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

  • Pets welcome
  • Orientation board


Fontaine-le-Puits 73600 Salins-Fontaine

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Information update on 02/09/2020 by Coeur de Tarentaise Tourisme