• Mountain pass

The Vernaz pass

Located at the French-Swiss border, at 1815 meters above sea level, the Col de Vernaz (pronounced "Verne") connects the Valley of Chevenne (perpendicular to the Abondance Valley) and the Au de Taney, above the lake of the same name.

Mountain pass The Vernaz pass La Chapelle-d'Abondance


La Chapelle-d'Abondance (74360)

lt is one of the possible crossing points for the ascent of the Cornettes de Bise.


Free access.


Languages spoken : French


All year round.
Summit accessible by hiking only, generally from mid-June to mid-September, dates which may change depending on weather conditions. Check with tourist offices or Mountain Guides before any access attempt.


74360 La Chapelle-d'Abondance
Information update on 27/11/2023 by Office de Tourisme Leman Mountains Explore