This trapper's trail, ideal for families, takes you along the banks of the Dranse, alternating between undergrowth and meadows. You'll love the Far North atmosphere as you make your way from the village of Albertans to the superb Ardent waterfall.

Sport From les Albertans to Ardent by snowshoe Montriond


Departing from Montriond (74110)
Average length : 01h40
Total elevation gain : 130m
Vertical drop : 130m
Distance : 3km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

Admire the traditional snow-covered chalets in the hamlets of Albertans and Ardent: in the past, they were only occupied during the summer months. There are also superb views of the cliffs along the way.

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    The trail is only sunny from mid-February onwards

    1/ Leave from the car park at the entrance to the hamlet of Albertans
    2/ Cross the bridge and continue straight on until you reach the start of the path
    3/ Take the path on the left
    4/ Stay on the path as far as the Ardent waterfall


    Animals allowed

    - All routes are taken at the hiker's own risk, as they are not supervised.
    - Choose your route according to your physical condition and the weather conditions.
    - Check the weather forecast (posted daily in the Tourist Offices or in Chamonix) and remember to bring warm, waterproof clothing. Mountain weather changes very quickly.
    - Follow the signposting instructions.

    Period of practice

    From 15/12 to 30/04.

    Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

    • Pets welcome
    • Car park
    • Free car park


    Les Albertans 74110 Montriond
    Departing from : Montriond (74110)
    Latitude : 46.211497 - Longitude : 6.743904

    More informations

    Information update on 06/02/2024 by Office de Tourisme de la Vallée d'Aulps